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Catalog Number 1000.03.04
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group III: State Commanderies, Series 04: Assorted states
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 "III. State commanderies" dates from 1865 to 1966 and is divided into four series: "III.1. District of Columbia (DC)," "III.2. Illinois," "III.3. Maine," and "III.4. Assorted states."

The series "III.4. Assorted states" dates from 1871 to 1966 and contains published addresses, report books, registers, histories, songbooks, and bound pamphlets from the California, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oregon, and Rhode Island commanderies; as well as member photograph books, volumes 1 through 3 for the Vermont commandery. This series is arranged alphabetically by state, and then chronologically within each state.
Dates of Creation 1871-1966
Year Range from 1871
Year Range to 1966
Relation Show Related Records...
Legal Status On loan from The Military Order of The Loyal Legion of The United States (MOLLUS).
Multimedia Files Click here to view finding aid.
Containers California, membership report book
California, Pickett's charge as seen from the front line
Colorado, pocket registers
Indiana, history of the organization
Iowa, songs
Iowa, excerpt from the obedience and courage of the private soldier
Iowa, report of the recorder
Maryland, photocopy of pamphlet title page
Massachusetts, the library
Massachusetts, and address delivered by Henry M. Rogers
Massachusetts, j'accuse, by General Lucius H. Warren
Massachusetts, america in two wars
Massachusetts, photocopy of pamphlet title page
Michigan, the stoneman raid of 1865
Michigan, address
Minnesota, songbook
Minnesota, commandery resolution
Missouri, songbook
Missouri, photocopy of pamphle title page
Nebraska, the loyal element of North Carolina during the war
Nebraska, photocopy of pamphlet title pages
New York, popular songs
New York, original and selected sogs
New York, a night attack of cavalry
New York, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
New York, address
New York, roster booklets
New York, history of the first century (2)
New York, the ordinance of 1787 and the war of 1861
New York, photocopy of pamphlet title page
Ohio, song book
Ohio, songs
Ohio, catalog of the library
Ohio, a battery at close quarters
Ohio, sketch of the life and services of Vice Admiral Stephen C. Rowan
Ohio, bound pamphlets book
Ohio, report of after dinner speeched at annual dinners
Ohio, primogeniture
Ohio, photocopy of pamphlet title page
Oregon, and address by John Henry Woodward
Rhode Island, personal narratives of the battles of the rebellion
Vermont, member photo book, volumes 1-3
Vermont, member photo book Index, volumes 1-3, No. 1-141