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Catalog Number 1000.02.01.02
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group II: Pennsylvania commandery, Series 01: Meetings, Subseries 2: Meeting papers
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.1. Meetings" dates from 1865 to 1968 and is divided into two subseries: "II.1.1. Minutes" and "II.1.2. Meeting papers."

The subseries "II.1.2. Meeting papers" dates from 1934 to 1952 and contains meeting papers, including some regarding the purchase of Hawkins' land at Spotsylvania. This subseries is arranged chronologically and numerically, with each number corresponding to a specific topic.
Dates of Creation 1934-1952
Year Range from 1934
Year Range to 1952
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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 Meeting papers 1A&B, 2-146
Meeting papers 147-157
Meeting papers regarding acquiring Hawkins' tract of land ar Spottsylvania
Meeting papers 158-258
Meeting papers 1-205