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Catalog Number 1000.02.03.02
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group II: Pennsylvania commandery, Series 03: Financial records, Subseries 2: Specific funds
Scope & Content The MOLLUS collection dates from 1857 to 2012. The majority of the collection consists of record books, meeting records, scrapbooks, correspondence, financial records, registers, published addresses, membership records, photograph books, photographs of members, and songbooks. The collection documents the administration and membership of MOLLUS since its creation, focusing primarily on the Commandery-in-Chief and the Pennsylvania Commandery, but also covering other states, as well as the sister organization Dames of the Loyal Legion of the United States (DOLLUS).

The group "II. Pennsylvania commandery" dates from 1861 to 1977 and is divided into twelve series: "II.1. Meetings," "II.2. Correspondence," "II.3. Financial records," "II.4. Membership," "II.5. Publications," "II.6. United Service Club," "II.7. The Soldier's Home of Philadelphia," "II.8. Gettysburg," "II.9. Scrapbooks," "II.10. In memoriam," "II.11. Miscellaneous," and "II.12. Photographs."

The series "II.3. Financial records" dates from 1865 to 1972 and is divided into two subseries: "II.3.1. General" and "II.3.2. Specific funds."

The subseries "II.3.2. Specific funds" dates from 1865 to 1966 and contains ledgers, due books, check stub books, documents regarding Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company of Philadelphia, and an account book for the Lincoln anniversary. This subseries is arranged by document type, and then chronologically within each type.
Dates of Creation 1865-1966
Year Range from 1865
Year Range to 1966
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Legal Status On loan from The Military Order of The Loyal Legion of The United States (MOLLUS).
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Containers Ledgers 1&2, insignia 1-484, 485-877
Treasurer's ledger 1-3
Due book
Due book, A-Mc
Due book, A-Z
Due books
Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company of Philadelphia
Relief fund check stub book, number 2
Reserve fund check stub book, number 3
Communication fund check stub book, number 4
Lincoln anniversary account book
Miscellaneous fund book and relating correspondence