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Catalog Number 1000.02.05
Collection The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States(MOLLUS) Records
Object Name Records
Title Group II: Pennsylvania commandery, Series 05: Publications
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.5. Publications" dates from 1865 to 1977 and contains circulars scrapbooks, including those created by Frederick Schober, the recorder's copy, the Commandery-in-chief copy, and by William Brooke Raule; and constitutions. This series is arranged by document type, and then numerically by volume within each type.
Dates of Creation 1865-1977
Year Range from 1865
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 Circulars scrapbook, Volumes 1-10
Circulars scrapbook created by Frederick Schober, volumes 1-11
Circulars scrapbook created by Frederick Schober, volumes 12-22
Circulars scrapbook, recorder's copy, volumes 1-15
Circulars scrapbook, 1865-1892, 1893-1900, Circulars scrapbook 1901-1908, 1908-1914
Circular scrapbook, Commandery-in-chief copy, volumes 1-16
Circulars 1899, Circulars 1925-1931, 1942
Circulars scrapbook by William Brooke Rawle, volumes 1-7