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Catalog Number 1000.02.04
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group II: Pennsylvania commandery, Series 04: Membership
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.4. Membership" dates from 1865 to 1975 and contains register books, roster booklets, record books, ballots and circulars, indices, and a draft of a new register. This series is arranged by document type, and then chronologically within each type.
Dates of Creation 1865-1975
Year Range from 1865
Year Range to 1975
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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 Invitations to join MOLLUS index
Register books
Reigster book 1882, Register book 1 & 2 of 2 1887, Register book with notes and updates 1887
Membership roll (3)
Register book 1 & 2 of 2
Roster booklets
Register book #2402-3821
Chancellor's record book
Chancellor's record book
Committee of Investigation record book
Membership record book, withdrawals and rejections
Membership record book, membership ceased
Membership record book, changes in membership
Ballots and circulars scrapbook, marked with insignia numbers
General index, insignia 1-3172
Alphabetical index to Pennsylvania member numbers, 1-3291
Draft of new register, 1-2400