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Catalog Number 1000.03.02
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group III: State Commanderies, Series 02: Illinois
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.2. Illinois" dates from 1874 to 1945 and contains a register booklet, membership records, a songbook, a published address, and a catalogue of the state commandery library. This series is arranged by document type, and then chronologically within each type, with membership records arranged alphabetically.

Dates of Creation 1874-1945
Year Range from 1874
Year Range to 1945
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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 Illinois, register booklet
Membership records, Amb-Zim
Membership records, miscellaneous papers
An address
Catalogue of the library of the commandery of the state of Illinois