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Catalog Number 1000.01.05.02
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group I: Commandery-in-chief, Series 5: Correspondence, Subseries 02: General correspondence
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.5. Correspondence" dates from 1866 to 2000 and is divided into four subseries: "I.5.1. Officers," "I.5.2. General correspondence," "I.5.3. State commanderies," and "I.5.4. Individuals and organizations."

The subseries "I.5.2. General correspondence" contains correspondence between the officers of the Commandery-in-chief and MOLLUS officers and companions and dates from 1990 to 2000. This subseries is arranged chronologically.

Dates of Creation 1990-2000
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 2000
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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 1990-1993
January-December 1994
January-December 1995
1996-1997, 1999
2000 and undated