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Catalog Number 1000.02.02.01
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group II: Pennsylvania commandery, Series 02: Correspondence, Subseries 01: Officers
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.2. Correspondence" dates from 1863 to 1951 and is divided into four subseries: "II.2.1. Officers," "II.2.2. General," "II.2.3. Membership committee," and "II.2.4. Correspondence with Samuel B. Wylie Mitchell."

The subseries "II.2.1. Officers" dates from 1870 to 1948 and contains correspondence from Commander William Innes Forbes and the Chancellor. This subseries is arranged alphabetically and chronologically by correspondent.
Dates of Creation 1870-1948
Year Range from 1870
Year Range to 1948
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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 Commander William Innes Forbes A-W
Chancellor, miscellaneous
Chancellor A-Z
Chancellor, front matter and A-Z
Chancellor, front matter, A-z
Chancellor, front matter, A-Z