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Collection Number: 02065

Collection Title: Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948.

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.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 570 items)
Abstract Edward P. (Edward Pearson) Moses (1857-1948) was a public school teacher and administrator of Tennessee, Florida, and North Carolina. The collection includes correspondence and a scrapbook of clippings relating to Moses's interests in education and public afairs; most coverage is for 1924-1948, following Moses's retirement. Papers reflect Moses's interest in public libraries and library legislation during his residence in Tampa, Fla. Other material concerns land acquisition, legislation, and development of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1932-1940s. Also included are letters from Charles W. Dabney and others regarding educational matters, and family letters from his son, Herbert H. Moses, and his daughter, Mildred Moses (Mrs. Louis) Graves.
Creator Moses, Edward P. (Edward Pearson), 1857-1948.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Edward P. Moses Papers, #2065, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Herbert H. Moses of Nashville, Tenn., July 1950.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection 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 following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.

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Edward Pearson Moses (1857-1948) was a public school teacher and administrator of Florida, Tennessee, and North Carolina.

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The collection includes correspondence, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous clippings of Edward Pearson Moses. The material primarily reflects Pearson's interests in education and public afairs; most coverage is for 1924-1948, following Moses's retirement. Papers reflect Moses's interest in public libraries and library legislation during his residence in Tampa, Fla. Other material concerns land acquisition, legislation, and development of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1932-1940s. Also included are letters from Charles W. Dabney and others regarding educational matters, and family letters from his son, Herbert H. Moses, and his daughter, Mildred Moses (Mrs. Louis) Graves. The scrapbook contains clippings related to agriculture in Florida and various notes and lists.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1909-1926 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1927-1928 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

1929-1930 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

1931 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

1932-1933 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

1934-1938 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

1939 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8-10

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

1940 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 8-10

Folder 11-13

Folder 11

Folder 12

Folder 13

1941 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 11-13

Folder 14-15

Folder 14

Folder 15

1942 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 14-15

Folder 16

1943-1944 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 16

Folder 17

1945-1948 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 17

Folder 18

Undated #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 18

Folder 19

Clippings and pictures #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 19

Folder 20

Volume 1: Scrapbook, 1925 #02065, Series: "Edward P. Moses Papers, 1901-1948 and undated." Folder 20

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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