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Collection Number: 02568

Collection Title: Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922)

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 450 items)
Abstract The collection contains papers of the Moore family, originally of Chatham and Person counties, N.C. Contents are chiefly genealogical materials, but also included is business and family correspondence, 1855-1922, of Frederick Lawrence Moore (1835-1922) of Washington, D.C. Moore's correspondence relates to his activities as a philanthropist, businessman, organizer of the Y.M.C.A. in Washington, and director of various charitable organizations. Volumes include Moore's diaries, 1860, 1868, and 1895; the diary, 1883, of his wife, Christine Virginia Campbell Moore, on a trip from Washington, D.C., to Florida; and a scrapbook, 1902-1922, of reports of the Washington, D.C., Children's hospital written in verse by Christine Moore.
Creator Moore family.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Moore Family Papers, #2568, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift 1943
Additional Descriptive Resources
Original finding aid is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The collection contains papers of the Moore family, originally of Chatham and Person counties, N.C. Contents are chiefly genealogical materials, but also included is business and family correspondence, 1855-1922, of Frederick Lawrence Moore (1835-1922) of Washington, D.C. Moore's correspondence relates to his activities as a philanthropist, businessman, organizer of the Y.M.C.A. in Washington, and director of various charitable organizations. Volumes include Moore's diaries, 1860, 1868, and 1895; the diary, 1883, of his wife, Christine Virginia Campbell Moore, on a trip from Washington, D.C., to Florida; and a scrapbook, 1902-1922, of reports of the Washington, D.C., Children's hospital written in verse by Christine Moore.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1827-1885 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1885-1899 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

1887-1910 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

1900-1903 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

1904-1916 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

1917-1920 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

1920-1929 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

1930-1942 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

Undated #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

Volume 1: Bible given to H. M. Campbell, 1820 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 10

Folder 11

Volume 2: Fred L. Moore diary, 1860 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 11

Folder 12

Volume 3: Fred L. Moore diary, 1868 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 12

Folder 13

Volume 4: Fred L. Moore diary, 1895 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 13

Folder 14

Volume 5: Journal of a trip from Washington to Florida, written by Christine Campbell Moore, 1883 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 14

Folder 15

Volume 6: Scrapbook containing reports of Children's Hospital in Washington, D.C., written in verse by Christine Campbell Moore, 1902-1922 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder number not used #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 16

Oversize Paper OP-2568/1

Frederick Moore and Christine Campbell marriage certificate and invitation, 18 September 1855 #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." OP-2568/1

Folder 17

Moore family genealogocal materials #02568, Series: "Moore Family Papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922) and undated." Folder 17

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, March 2010

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