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Catalog Number 1000.01.01
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group I: Commandery-in-chief, Series 1: Constitutions and bylaws
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.1. Constitutions and bylaws" dates from 1865 to 1988 and contains constitution and bylaws booklets, and notes and reports of decisions, revisions and amendments. This series is arranged chronologically.

Dates of Creation 1865-1988
Year Range from 1865
Year Range to 1988
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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 Bound Constitution and bylaws booklets
Constitution and bylaws booklet
Notes and decisions by the commandery
Report of the committee on revision, volume 1-4
Amendments and miscellaneous notes from Congress
Report of the committee of amendments
Amendments to the constitution
State commandery voting record on amendments