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Contains research papers delivered at Virginia Research Lodge or elsewhere.

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Preface to Volume IVRt. Wor. Richard K. Thompson9/6/2004
Note from the Editor Volume IVWor. G. William Miller9/2/2004
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Preface to Volume IIIWor. Kwame Acquaah12/20/2003
Note from the Editor Volume IIIWor. G. William Miller12/20/2003
collapse Year : 2001 ‎(5)
Masonry in the Federal DistrictMt. Wor. Stewart Wilson Miner9/29/2001
Using the World Wide Web for Conducting Masonic ResearchWor. Paul S. Newhall6/30/2001
Religious Freedom In Early VirginiaWor. John Shroeder3/31/2001
The Times They Are A ChanginWor. John Shroeder3/31/2001
Fingerprint Based Background Checks to Protect Vulnerable PersonsWor. James Loudermilk3/31/2001
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What Does Free MeanWor. John Shroeder12/16/2000
The Importance of Research LodgesMt. Wor. Richard E. Fletcher12/16/2000
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People - A ReviewWor. John Shroeder9/30/2000
The Challenges of Past MastersMt. Wor. Donald M. Robey, MPS9/30/2000
The Murdered Magicians - A ReviewWor. John Shroeder5/29/2000
The Seventh SignBro. Sean O’Neill4/29/2000
The Royal Arch of Zerubbabel and the Royal Arch of SolomonWor. John Shroeder1/29/2000
Suggestions About How To Do Interesting and Informative Masonic ResearchRt. Wor. Paul M. Bessel1/29/2000
collapse Year : 1999 ‎(6)
Masonic Symbols and EmblemsMt. Ex. William A. Brown10/30/1999
The Post Boy Sham Exposure of 1723Wor. S. Brent Morris10/30/1999
George Washingtons Masonic CareerMt. Ex. William A. Brown7/31/1999
The Forgotten Mother of Our CountryMt. Ex. William A. Brown5/29/1999
The Underground RailroadProf. Edward Smith5/29/1999
Neo-Platonism and the Royal Arch Triple TauWor. W. Kirk MacNulty1/30/1999
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Preserving the Heritage, Building the Future - A Call To ActionMt. Wor. Edmund M. Cohen12/19/1998
Masonic Symbols, Physical And ConceptualMt. Wor. Edmund M. Cohen10/31/1998
Color SymbolismWor. John Shroeder8/29/1998
Masonic Titles Their Use And MisuseRt. Wor. Chris Dains5/30/1998
collapse Year : 1997 ‎(3)
Grand Lodge RecognitionsMt. Wor. Donald M. Robey, MPS12/13/1997
Regular LodgesMt. Wor. Donald M. Robey, MPS12/13/1997
A Lambskin Or White Leather ApronWor. A. J. Hughes5/31/1997
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Regularity, Recognition, and Fraternal RelationsRt. Wor. Mickey Ander12/7/1996
Masonic Tracing BoardsWor. W. Kirk MacNulty4/30/1996
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Scripted Debate on Classes, Voting, and CatechismBro. Glenn Cross9/30/1995
Abraham Lincoln and FreemasonryRt. Wor. Paul M. Bessel7/29/1995
It Came to PassMt. Ex. William A. Brown4/29/1995
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History of Freemasonry and the Development of the 15 Original English Masonic LecturesMt. Ex. William A. Brown10/29/1994
Reflections On A SpotlightWor. John Shroeder4/30/1994
Examination of VisitorsWor. Michael Pobat1/29/1994
collapse Year : 1993 ‎(5)
Research Into The True Name Of The Grand Lodge Of VirginiaMt. Wor. Donald M. Robey, MPS12/18/1993
Washington Memorial ExercisesMt. Wor. Norman Hoff, Sr.10/30/1993
Preface to Volume IIWor. Edwin R. Carpenter Jr.7/15/1993
Origin of the Regius PoemMt. Wor. Floren Quick5/29/1993
The Letter GWor. S. Brent Morris1/30/1993
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Saint John The BaptistWor. Roger W. Peak10/31/1992
The Cradle Of The American RevolutionAlexandria Scottish Rite8/29/1992
collapse Year : 1991 ‎(2)
Masonry And ReligionBro. Thomas E. Weir8/31/1991
Mozarts Other Masonic OperaDr. Roger M. Firestone3/30/1991
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The BibleMt. Ex. William A. Brown9/15/1990
Charles A. Lindbergh - Man, Mason, AmericanDr. Roger M. Firestone6/30/1990
Freemasonry And JudaismRt. Wor. Paul M. Bessel3/31/1990
collapse Year : 1989 ‎(2)
Alpha Lodge No 116Bro. J. Hampton Harley, MPS8/16/1989
The Office Of District Deputy Grand MasterMt. Wor. Lloyd Ulrich Jefferson4/29/1989
collapse Year : 1988 ‎(5)
The Legend Of Hiram AbiffBro. Jerry Marsengill10/29/1988
ChangeMt. Wor. Cabell F. Cobbs7/30/1988
Preface to Volume IMt. Ex. Richard B. Baldwin6/14/1988
A preface to the first Volume of Transactions for A. Douglas Smith Lodge of Research No. 1949. This is the first of many documents provided by that Lodge for our archives.
A Concise Study Of Freemasonry In FranceDr. Claude Harrison Harris4/30/1988
Applied Masonic ResearchRt. Wor. John P. McIntyre1/30/198868
A presentation including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin about the events of the writing of the Constitution in 1787. This presentation was originally presented at Elmer Timberman Lodge #54.
collapse Year : 1987 ‎(2)
The Masonic Witch Hunt of the 1980sBro. Thomas E. Weir10/31/198760
A critical review of the THE BROTHERHOOD by Stephen Knight. The author (of the book) is quite critical of Freemasonry and indulges several conspiracy theories not based on fact. The author of the paper addresses these ideas and explains once again how Masonry is NOT a religion.
Masonry and the ConstitutionMt. Wor. Stewart Wilson Miner8/29/198758
An analysis of the several Masons who participated in drafting the U.S. Constitution. Examines the political and philosophical influence of the newly formed Grand Lodge of England, and how these Masons did and did not use their Masonic experience in writing this first of it's kind document for the government of a new nation.
collapse Year : 1986 ‎(3)
Methods Of Historical ResearchJoseph S. Gordon, Ph.D.11/29/198657
A useful guide for a Mason interested in beginning to write research papers. Explains the fame of mind necessary, and details the various steps of gathering information, creating a bibliography, and developing a writing style for articles.
General And Brother Joshua L ChamberlainBro. Charles W. Plummer5/30/198656
A history of Chamberlain’s life as a school teacher, a Mason, a highly decorated Civil War General, and four-time Governor of the state of Maine.
Resolution of Memoriam Alfred Douglas Smith JrMt. Wor. Lloyd Ulrich Jefferson3/29/1986
A memoriam in honor of A. Douglas Smith Jr.
collapse Year : 1985 ‎(3)
A Declaration For Masonic ActionBro. Kenneth H. Hooley11/30/198555
In light of the dramatic loss of membership in Grand Lodges nationwide, a very aggressive proposal of how to take action to correct this loss and return Masonry to its previous prominence in society.
The Masonic Rods and StaffsWor. C. Richard Walk6/29/198554
An analysis of rods and staffs in biblical and human history, and a brief program that illustrates how the movement of the Stewards and Deacons form our Masonic symbols.
Masonic Ritual In VirginiaRt. Wor. Samuel T. Atkinson3/30/198553
A thorough study of the origins of Virginia Ritual, from our Mother Grand Lodges through the forming of the Grand Lodge of Virginia to the establishment of the Committee on Work and Grand Lecturers.
collapse Year : 1984 ‎(3)
The Twofold Nature Of FreemasonryBro. Kenneth H. Hooley12/15/198452
The author discusses the exoteric/external, the structure and ritual of our craft; and the esoteric/internal, the hidden meaning behind the ritual and symbolism. He discusses the origins of Freemasonry and our ties to the Rosicrucians.
Freemasonry And The Leaders Of Victorian EnglandMt. Ex. George B. Yeates9/29/198451
An explanation of how speculative Masons began to join operative Lodges, and brief biographies of prominent Masons in the English nobility.
The First Tool EngineerRt. Wor. George L. Miller6/30/198450
A brief story of the first Tool Engineer and the first Tool Engineering Educator, Tubal Cain.
collapse Year : 1983 ‎(2)
Ho, Companions!Mt. Wor. Stewart Wilson Miner7/30/198345
The author examines the problems of Centralization, Legalization, Idolization and Depersonalization that threaten Freemasonry. He suggests the antidote is Fraternalization, if we are strong enough to take it.
Alfred Douglas SmithRt. Wor. Allen E. Roberts1/29/198344
The first paper presented in A. Douglas Smith Jr. Lodge of Research No. 1949, in honor of the Mason it was named for.