Henry S. Moore family papers, 1821-1951 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Henry S. Moore family papers, 1821-1951

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 354

Primary Creator: Moore, Henry S., Jr., d. 1944.

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged as follows: photograph albums, journal, extracts from the Moore family Bible and family records, correspondence, legal documents, account books and receipts, medical receipts, newspapers clippings, funeral notices, financial notes, a picture of Vicksburg, other items, photographs, military certificates, insurance policies, and a photograph. The collection consists of one box and one oversize folder.

Date Acquired: 08/15/1966

Subjects: Mississippi -- History., Moore, Henry S., Jr., d. 1944., Soldiers -- United States -- History -- 20th century., Yellow fever -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.

Forms of Material: Certificates., Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Diaries., Genealogies., Ledgers (account books), Legal documents., Photograph albums., Photographs., Receipts (financial records)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes photographs, photo albums, legal documents, deeds, certificates, newspaper clippings, accounts, genealogical records, correspondence (1821-1918), and other papers. There is also a journal that contains notations of readings and notes on legal terminology as well as household accounts and home remedies (1841-1847). Also included are military certificates and insurance policies.

Subject/Index Terms

Mississippi -- History.
Moore, Henry S., Jr., d. 1944.
Soldiers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Yellow fever -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Henry S. Moore family papers, Manuscripts Collection 354, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Updated on 11/14/2011 by E. Tansey

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 761105931


Box and Folder Listing


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Box 1: Henry S. Moore papers
Consists of legal documents, deeds, certificates, newspaper clippings, accounts, genealogical records, correspondence, and other papers.
Volume 1: Photograph album
Volume 2: Photograph album
Volume 3: Journal
Included is a journal dated 1841 August 24, which contains notations of readings and notes on legal terminology as well as household accounts and home remedies. The last date entered is 1847 July 2.
Folder 1: Extracts from Moore family Bible, family records
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1821-1918 and undated
Folder 3: Legal documents, 1918-1951
Folder 4: Account books and receipts
Folder 5: Medical receipts
Folder 6: Newspaper clippings
Folder 7: Funeral notices and tributes
Folder 8: Financial notes
Folder 9: Picture of Vicksburg, 1917
Folder 10: Other items

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