Rachel Maxwell Moore Collection

Manuscript Collection #387
Moore, Rachel Maxwell, 1890-1964
Physical description
0.43 Cubic Feet, 215 items, correspondence (1978-1979), foundation minutes (1965-1978), biography manuscript, and miscellaneous.
Preferred Citation
Rachel Maxwell Moore Collection (#387), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
No restrictions

Collection (1965-1979) consisting of correspondence, foundations minutes, biographical manuscripts, letters.

Scope and arrangement

The collection consists of Dr. Green's materials for his book

Dr. Green's original typed manuscript and two photocopies of proofs are included as are letters and memoranda related to the book, a copy of Mrs. Moore's will, the minutes of the Rachel Maxwell Moore Art Foundation (1965-1978), and a booklet, First Fifty Years, 1917-1967, The Woman's Club, Greenville, North Carolina. Mrs. Moore was active in civic and educational affairs in Greenville from 1922 until her death in 1964. The collection contains information on Greenville, with letters from members of Mrs. Moore's family, Dr. Leo Jenkins, and many prominent citizens of Greenville.

Administrative information
Custodial History

September 4, 1979, 215 items; Correspondence (1978-1979), foundation minutes (1965-1978), biography manuscript, and miscellaneous items. Gift of Dr. C. Sylvester Green, Statesville, N.C.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Dr. C. Sylvester Green

Processing information

Processed by F. Elliot, September 1986

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Personal Names
Jenkins, Leo W. (Leo Warren), 1913-1989--Correspondence
Moore, Rachel Maxwell, 1890-1964
Art patrons--North Carolina--Greenville
Women--Societies and clubs
Green, C. Sylvester (Charles Sylvester), 1900-1980. Rachel Maxwell Moore and art in Greenville, North Carolina