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The ''Rough Ashler Club'' was a student organization at the [[College of William and Mary]] in the 1920s. The organization was made up of both faculty and staff who were members of Freemasonry. Some of the first members of the Rough Ashler Club included J.A.C. Chandler, [[president]] of William and Mary, and Kremer J. Hoke, Professor in Education and later [[Dean of the College]] (''Flat Hat'', 10/15/1920, pg. 3). The purpose of the club is to bring together masons at the College and to create a better relationship with Master Masons, whether they are students or faculty. The Rough Ashler Club was first organized in 1921, and in 1927 was chartered into the National Intercollegiate Fraternity of Masons, also known as Square and Compass. The local chapters of the Square and Compass are known as Squares (''Flat Hat'', 4/15/1927, pg. 6).
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The '''Rough Ashler Club''' was a [[student]] organization at the [[College of William and Mary]] in the 1920s. The organization was made up of both faculty and staff who were Freemasons. Some of the first members of the Rough Ashler Club included [[J.A.C. Chandler]], [[president]] of William and Mary, and [[Kremer J. Hoke]], Professor in [[Education]] and later [[Dean of the College]] (''[[Flat Hat]]'', [http://hdl.handle.net/10288/4908 10/15/1920], pg. 3). The purpose of the club was to bring together masons at the College and to create a better relationship with Master Masons, whether they are students or faculty. The Rough Ashler Club was first organized in 1921, and in 1927 was chartered into the National Intercollegiate Fraternity of Masons, also known as Square and Compass. The local chapters of the Square and Compass were known as Squares (''[[Flat Hat]]'', [http://hdl.handle.net/10288/5062 4/15/1927], pg. 6).
  
 
==Material in the Special Collections Research Center==   
 
==Material in the Special Collections Research Center==   
*''Flat Hat'', ''William and Mary News'', and ''Alumni Gazette'' Index under Rough Ashler Club and Square and Compass.
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*''[[Flat Hat]]'', ''William and Mary News'', and ''Alumni Gazette'' Index under Rough Ashler Club and Square and Compass.
*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=7970 Student Organizations Collection] under Rough Ashler Club.
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*Rough Ashler Club in the [http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=7970 Student Organizations Collection].
 
*[https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/handle/10288/2112 Colonial Echo Digital Archive] for photos of the group during the 1920s.
 
*[https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/handle/10288/2112 Colonial Echo Digital Archive] for photos of the group during the 1920s.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
*"Masons Organize," ''Flat Hat'', 10/15/1920, pg. 3
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*"Masons Organize," ''Flat Hat'', [http://hdl.handle.net/10288/4908 10/15/1920], pg. 3.
*"Rough Ashler Chartered by Masonic Frat," ''Flat Hat'', 4/15/1927, pg. 6)
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*"Rough Ashler Chartered by Masonic Frat," ''Flat Hat'', [http://hdl.handle.net/10288/5062 4/15/1927], pg. 6.
  
  

Revision as of 16:39, 5 June 2011

The Rough Ashler Club was a student organization at the College of William and Mary in the 1920s. The organization was made up of both faculty and staff who were Freemasons. Some of the first members of the Rough Ashler Club included J.A.C. Chandler, president of William and Mary, and Kremer J. Hoke, Professor in Education and later Dean of the College (Flat Hat, 10/15/1920, pg. 3). The purpose of the club was to bring together masons at the College and to create a better relationship with Master Masons, whether they are students or faculty. The Rough Ashler Club was first organized in 1921, and in 1927 was chartered into the National Intercollegiate Fraternity of Masons, also known as Square and Compass. The local chapters of the Square and Compass were known as Squares (Flat Hat, 4/15/1927, pg. 6).

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References

  • "Masons Organize," Flat Hat, 10/15/1920, pg. 3.
  • "Rough Ashler Chartered by Masonic Frat," Flat Hat, 4/15/1927, pg. 6.



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