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Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Vermont Commandery Papers

Collection Summary

Repository
University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections
Creator
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Vermont Commandery.
Title
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Vermont Commandery Papers
ID
mss.090
Date [inclusive]
1860-1951
Extent
5.0 Linear feet 5 ft.
Location
Library Research Annex
Language
Abstract
Collection includes correspondence, drafts of speeches, records and record books, printed material, newspaper clippings, photos, and memorabilia largely relating to social events and historical celebrations sponsored by the commandery or other similar groups, including the Lake Champalin Tercentennial Celebration of 1909. Includes materials from other chapters of the order.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Vermont Commandery Papers, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections 1970 November 13 

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

Acquisition Note

The Military Order of the Loyal Legion Papers were a gift from the Order, circa 1965.

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Historical Note

The Military Order of the Loyal Legion was established as a veteran fraternal organization dedicated to military and patriotic concerns in 1865. The Vermont Commandery was disbanded in 1955.

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Scope and Content Note

The Military Order of the Loyal Legion Papers contains correspondence, printed material, drafts of speeches, records and record books, newspaper clippings, photographs and memorabilia. The correspondence in cartons one and two is arranged chronologically, the topical material in carton three is arranged alphabetically and the reports are arranged chronologically. Much of the material relates to social and historical events sponsored by the Order of other similar groups. The most important event noted was the Lake Champlain Tercentennary Celebration in 1909. Materials from other chapters in the United States are included in the papers.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. -- General subdivision--Social life and customs.;

Genre(s)

  • Speeches
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Memorabilia

Subject(s)

  • Champlain tercentenary celebrations

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