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Catalog Number 1000.02.11
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group II: Pennsylvania commandery, Series 11: 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 "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.11. Miscellaneous" dates from 1863 to 1945 and contains signatures to the constitution, songbooks, indices, record books, scrapbooks, published addresses, and Loyal Legion tablets. This series is arranged by document type, and then chronologically within each type.
Dates of Creation 1863-1945
Year Range from 1863
Year Range to 1945
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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 Signatures to the constitution, volumes 1 & 2
Songbooks 1883, 1886, 1890, 1900, 1902, Songbooks (2,1,1) 1883, 1886, 1890
Songs of the New York commandery, gift to the Pennsylvania commandery
Songbooks (1,2) 1896, 1902, 1909, 1912, 1912, 1918 (4)
Index to a collection f pamphlets read before the commandery
Speech, The battle between the Alabama and the Kearsarge, off Cherboug, France and related letter
Committtees record book
Dining club meetings scrapbook
Subscriptions to the Civil War Library and Museum building fund, volumes 1-2
Records relating to the protest of the congressional actions to enable honorable discharge to
In appreciation of service, John P. Nicholson (4) 1905, and materials removed 1925
Wagner vs. Hood record book
Record book, volunteer retired list, volumes 1-4
Was secession taught at West Point?
Nettleton vs. Littlefield record book
Index to actions affectings the Pennsylvania commandery
A parable for fathers, booklets and bound copy
Independence and patriotism
The Cumberland, the Monitor and the Virginia
Loyal Legion tablets