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MS Am 1137

Moore, Charles, 1855-1942. Charles Moore letters to Dora Neill Raymond, 1923-1942: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1137
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Moore, Charles, 1855-1942.
Title: Charles Moore letters to Dora Neill Raymond,
Date(s): 1923-1942.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters written by Charles Moore, the chairman of the National Commission of Fine Arts, to history professor Dora Raymond concerning Moore's involvement in cultural affairs and his social activities.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*49M-2, *44M-316, *45M-495. Gift of Mrs. Dora Neill Raymond, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Va.; received: 1944 Dec. 11; 1945 Nov. 12; and 1949 July 15.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charles moore Letters to Dora Neill Raymond, 1923-1942 (MS Am 1137). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Moore was chairman of the National Commission of Fine Arts (1915-1937), served as overseer at Harvard University, and was author of works about George Washington.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Consists of 255 letters written by Moore to Dora Neill Raymond, professor of history at Sweet Briar College. The letters concern Moore's involvement in cultural affairs and his social activities in the 1920s and 1930s.

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