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Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter Records
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement Note
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Source of Acquisition
  • Accruals and Additions
  • Preferred Citation
  • Historical Note

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter Records
    Creator: Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0164
    Physical Description: 16.21 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1949-2002
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    The collection documents the numerous activities and achievements of the La Jolla-San Diego Chapter, the San Diego Chapter, and the Ladies of the Ribbon.  It includes administrative records, meeting minutes, activity and project records, photographs, publications, awards, handbooks, and other materials documenting the San Diego Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars' history.  The collection includes seven series: Administration, Minutes and Related Records, Activities and Projects, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, and Additional Materials.

    Arrangement Note

    I. Administration
    II. Minutes and Related Records
    III. Activities and Projects
    IV. Photographs
    V. Printed Materials
    VI. Publications
    VII. Additional Materials

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Source of Acquisition

    Military Order of the World Wars

    Accruals and Additions

    1998-001, 1999, 2001, 2002-006

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter Records, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Historical Note

    The Military Order is a patriotic nonpartisan organization, which holds that it is nobler to serve than to be served. The Order was established in 1919 to promote the welfare of our Nation. Because it is not a self-seeking organization, the Order is widely respected and listened to, throughout all branches of the Government and across the Country.
    The Order provides an opportunity for Officers of all of the Uniformed Services to unite in a strong program to promote National Security, Patriotism, Good Citizenship and Service to Country.
    The Order is comprised of over 155 Chapters across the nation. In acknowledgment of the local Chapter as the focal point for the work of the Order, the role of the elected staff and National Headquarters is one of support to the Chapter. The Chapters hold regular meetings to hear important speakers and to plan for the accomplishment of support of outreach programs in support of the Preamble of the Order.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Organizational Records
    Military Order of the World Wars. San Diego Chapter--Archives
    Military Order of the World Wars. San Diego Chapter--History--Sources
    Ladies of the Ribbon--History--Sources
    Patriotic societies--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources
    Military Order of the World Wars. La Jolla-San Diego Chapter--History--Sources