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Catalog Number 1000.02.09
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group II: Pennsylvania commandery, Series 09: Scrapbooks
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.9. Scrapbooks" dates from 1861 to 1935 and contains member scrapbooks; a scrapbook relating to the wearing of badges; Civil War newspaper scrapbooks, which contain interesting primary sources regarding the Civil War and portraits of Union and Confederate admirals and generals; and a Meade memorial scrapbook. This series is arranged by subject, with scrapbooks of the same subject arranged by volume.
Dates of Creation 1861-1935
Year Range from 1861
Year Range to 1935
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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 Member scrapbooks general index
Member scrapbooks, volume 1-67 index
Member scrapbooks, volume 1-81 index
Member scrapbooks, volumes 1-20
Member scrapbooks, volumes 21-40
Member scrapbooks, volumes 41-60
Member scrapbooks, volumes 61-80
Member scrapbooks, volumes 81-98
Scrapbook relating to the wearing of badges
Civil War newspaper scrapbook, volumes 1 & 2
Meade memorial scrapbook