Grand Army of the Republic. Philip R. Schuyler Post, No. 51 records 1874-1931, undated

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Corporate Author: Grand Army of the Republic Dept. of Pennsylvania
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
Subjects: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War > Auxiliary
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Patriotic Societies--Pennsylvania.
Online Access: Finding aid online: http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/g/GAR1825.html
Summary: This collection consists of records from the Philip R. Schuyler Post No. 51 of the Grand Army of the Republic, the Ladies Aid Society No. 4, the Sons of Union Veterans Camp No. 2, and the Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans. The majority of records pertain to the operation and membership of the Philip R. Schuyler Post No. 51 and include the constitution and by-laws, applications for membership, cash books, dues ledgers, member lists, "black books" that list rejected applicants, correspondence, minutes, orders and reports. Ladies Aid Society/Auxiliary records consist of expenses and dues ledgers, minutes, orders, and receipt books. These records provide a thorough illustration of the operations and concerns of the Schuyler Post in Philadelphia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
This collection contains records from the Philip R. Schuyler Post No. 51 of the Grand Army of the Republic, the Ladies Aid Society No. 4, the Sons of Union Veterans Camp No. 2, and the Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans. The majority of records pertain to the operation and membership of the Philip R. Schuyler Post No. 51 and include the constitution and by-laws, applications for membership, cash books, dues ledgers, member lists, black books, correspondence, minutes, orders and reports. The bulk of the collection is housed in volumes that are arranged by date and material type. Another significant group of materials relates to the activities of the Ladies Aid Society/Sons of Union Veterans Auxiliary. These records consist of expenses and dues ledgers, minutes, orders, and receipt books, which document the Auxiliary's charitable and relief work. This collection provides a thorough understanding of the operations and activities of the Schuyler Post in Philadelphia.
Access: This collection is open for research.
Physical Description: 7.0 Linear feet 3 boxes, 44 volumes, 1 flat file
Collection Number: 1825
Finding Aid: http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/g/GAR1825.html

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