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Catalog Number 1000.01.10
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group I: Commandery-in-chief, Series 10: Miscellaneous
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.10. Miscellaneous" dates from 1886 to 1996 and contains memorial materials; documents related to Lincoln Day; publications, correspondence and reports regarding the restoration of Ulysses S. Grant's tomb; medals; newspaper clippings; photographs of the Commander-in-chief; student essays; and other assorted ephemera. This series is arranged by document type, and then chronologically within each type.
Dates of Creation 1886-1996
Year Range from 1886
Year Range to 1996
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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 In memoriam, Winfield Scott Hancock
In memoriam, Commander-in-chief George W. Melville
Memorial bookklets (2)
T. Ellwood Zell Zellwood Memorial
In memoriam, Brevet Major-General Rutherford B. Hayes (2)
In memoriam, Brevet Brigadire-General Thomas Hamlin Hubbard
Abraham Linciln tomb ceremony
Lincoln Day
Women's national monument record book
Restoration of Ulysses S. Grant's tomb, publications and correspondence
Report on the effort to restore Ulysses S. Grant's tomb
Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) medals
War service medal
Newspaper clippings, Robert Todd Lincoln
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings
Photographs of the Commander-in-chief
Photographs of the Commander-in-chief
Miscellaneous invitations
Blank forms, insignia guides and letterhead
Baily, Banks, and Biddle, Company insignia catalog
Annual student essay contest
Address, a new dimension in defense
Publicity leaflet
Photocopy of pamphlet title page