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Catalog Number 1000.02.02.02
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 02: General
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.2.2. General" dates from 1865 to 1951 and contains correspondence, insurance documents, and financial statements, as well as clippings regarding the resignation of anti-communist Philadelphia school teacher Dr. Bessie Burchett regarding her pro-Nazi sympathies. This subseries is arranged chronologically and alphabetically by correspondent with each year.
Dates of Creation 1865-1951
Year Range from 1865
Year Range to 1951
Relation Show Related Records...
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 A-Z
Abbreviated index to correspondence
L-Z and back matter: correspondence, notes, fire insurance policy
A-Z and special back matter: assorted correspondence, notes, fire insurance policy
A-Z, front matter, back matter: assorted correspondence, notes, fire insurance policy
A-Z and special
A-Z
A-Z, back matter: insurance papers, meeting notes
A-Z special
A-Z special
A-Z special
A-Z special
A-Z, special: assorted correspondence and insurance policies
A-Z, special: assorted correspondence, insurance policiesm rent vouchers
A-W, back matter
Batch A: A-Z, Batch B: A-Z
Batch A:A-Z, Batch B: A-Z
Batch A:A-Z, Batch B: A-Z
Batch B: A-Z, Leroy v. Greene
Batch C-batch A: A-W
Front matter: assorted correspondence, financial reports, membership lists notebook, A-Z
Batch A: A-Z, Batch B: A-Z
Batch A: A-Z, Batch B: front matter, A-Z
Batch A: front matter, A-Z, Batch B: A-Z
Batch A: A-Z, Batch B: A-Z
Batch A: front matter A-Z, Batch B: front matter, A-Z
A-Z
A-W
front matter A-Z, social security tax
front matter: assorted correspondence, A-W
front matter: financial statements A-Y
Front matter: financial statements, A-Z
Front matter, A-Z
front matter, A-S
T-Z