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Catalog Number 1000.01.04
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group I: Commandery-in-chief, Series 4: Anniversary meetings
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 "I. Commandery-in-chief" dates from 1865 to 2012 and is divided into ten series: "I.1. Constitutions and bylaws," "I.2. Annual meetings," "I.3. Quadrennial congresses," "I.4. Anniversary meetings," "I.5. Correspondence," "I.6. Financial records," "I.7. Membership," "I.8. Publications," "I.9. Scrapbooks," and "I.10. Miscellaneous."

The series "I.4. Anniversary meetings" dates from 1890 to 1915 and contains ceremonies and scrapbooks that document the 25th and 50th anniversary meetings of MOLLUS. Folders documenting the 25th anniversary are dated 1890, while folders documenting the 50th anniversary are all from 1915. Also contained within this series are documents associated with the 25th Annual Meeting of MOLLUS, dated 1909. This series is arranged chronologically.

Dates of Creation 1890-1915
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1915
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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 Ceremonies at the 25th anniversary of MOLLUS (2)
25th anniversary of MOLLUS scrapbook
25th anniversary meeting of the Commandery-in-chief, Gettysburg visit scrapbook
50th anniversary of MOLLUS, invitations and acceptances book
Ceremonies at the 50th anniversary of MOLLUS, part 1 of 2 & part 2 of 2
50th anniversary of MOLLUS, Thomas H. Hubbard address
50th anniversary of MOLLUS scrapbook, Volumes 1 & 2