Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter Records, 1949-2002
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Brief Description: 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.
Held at:
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182 8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Email: askscua [at]
Created by: Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter
Volume: 16.21 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1998. 1999, 2001, 2002

I. Administration

II. Minutes and Related Records

III. Activities and Projects

IV. Photographs

V. Printed Materials

VI. Publications

VII. Additional Materials

Biographical Note for Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter :

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.

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Ladies of the Ribbon--History--Sources
Military Order of the World Wars. La Jolla-San Diego Chapter--History--Sources
Military Order of the World Wars. San Diego Chapter--Archives
Military Order of the World Wars. San Diego Chapter--History--Sources
Patriotic societies--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources
Genres/Forms of Material
Organizational Records
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: 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.
Acquisition Notes: Military Order of the World Wars
PreferredCitation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.