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Catalog Number 1000.01.08
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group I: Commandery-in-chief, Series 8: Publications
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.8. Publications" dates from 1879 to 1995 and contains circulars, bulletins, brochures, histories, and a letter from Lieutenant General Nelson A. Miles. This series is arranged by document type, and then chronologically within each type.
Dates of Creation 1879-1995
Year Range from 1879
Year Range to 1995
Relation Show Related Records...
Legal Status On loan from The Military Order of The Loyal Legion of The United States (MOLLUS).
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Containers Circulars, Volumes 1-4
Circulars, Volume 10 copies 1 & 2
Circulars
The Organization of the Loyal Legion by T. Ellwood Zell
Letter from Lieutant General Nelson A. Miles
Loyal Legion bulletin, volumes 1-28
Loyal Legion bulletin
Loyal Legion historical journal
History of the Loyal Legion by Hibbard Gustav Grumpert
Brochures
Maryland commandery, address by George Whitelock
New York, 'The Ordinance of 1787 and the War of 1861'
Ohio commandery, papers read
Ohio commandery, Sketches of War History
Michigan commandery, War Papers, Vol. 1
Commandery of District of Columbia, War Papers
Commandery of District of Columbia, War Papers
Commandery of Rhode Island, Personal Narratives of the Rebellion, 2nd series No. 1-11
Commandery of Rhode Island, Personal Narratives of the Rebellion, 2nd series No. 12-20
Commandery of Rhode Island, Personal Narratives of the Rebellion, 3rd series No. 1-10
Commandery of Rhode Island, Personal Narratives of the Rebellion, 3rd series No. 11-20
Commandery of Rhode Island, Personal Narratives of the Rebellion, 4th series No. 1-11
Commandery of Rhode Island, Personal Narratives of the Rebellion, 5th series No. 1-10
Commandery of Rhode Island, Personal Narratives of the Rebellion, 6th series No. 1-10
Commandery of Rhode Island, Personal Narratives of the Rebellion, 7th series No. 1-10