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Catalog Number 1000.02.12.03
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group II: Pennsylvania Commandery, Series 12: Photographs, Subseries 03: Member photograph books
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 subseries "II.12.3. Member photograph books" is undated and contains member photograph books volumes 1 through 54 that cover members 1 through 2851. This subseries is arranged numerically by volume.
Dates of Creation 1861-1977
Year Range from 1861
Year Range to 1977
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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 photo book index, volumes 1-6, 1-299
Member photo book index, PA mem. No. 1-699, 2350-2400
Member photo book, volumes 1-10, 1-499
Member photo book, volumes 11-20, 500-999
Member photo book, volumes 21-30, 1000-1499
Member photo book, volumes 31-40, 1500-1999
Member photo book, volumes 41-50, 2000-2540
Member photo book, volumes 51-54, 2541-2851