Archives & Collection

Current Projects

The Library Museum and archives staff are continuously working to expand out collection. We are actively seeking artifacts, books, and personal files related to Prince Hall Masonry. We are constantly adding new items to the non-current records of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas. The archives are available to Masonic and non-Masonic patrons for research.

Archives

The library archives serves as the institutional memory for the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas. It maintains a collection of records including multimedia and artifacts that are ordered to be available for research and have historical value and interest. The archive also maintains the non-current records of the Most Worthy Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas that have historical or enduring value

Archival Collection

Dr. Robert Uzzel Collection
Dr. Robert Uzzel was the long time Historian of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas. The collection includes his personal correspondence, research notes, and documentation compiled for his comparative religion studies and work on Masonic history.

Papers of Grand Master Robert E. Connor, Jr
Robert E. Connor, Jr served as Grand Master from 1994 until his death in 2003. Connor was the twentieth Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas. The collection is Connor’s copies of his correspondence as Grand Master.

Taft Beauty Lodge, #497
Assorted record books of the Taft Beauty Lodge, #497. Books include descriptions of meetings, individual member financial records, and membership rolls.

Proceedings of the Annual Grand Communications
Record of the annual meeting of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas. This collection is updated as new Proceedings are published.

The Phylaxis Magazine
The Phylaxis magazine is the official publication of the Phylaxis Society

Book Collection
The archives maintains a collections of rare and out of print books on Masonry. These are available for use in the library only.

Past Grand Master Norris Wright Cuney
In an era when universities are turning out an ever increasing number of historians, exciting and important dissertation topics are hard
to find. Most Ph.D. candidates search long and hard for just the right subject.

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