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Rachel Maxwell Moore Collection, 1965-1979

Manuscript Collection #387

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: Rachel Maxwell Moore Collection
Creator: Moore, Rachel Maxwell, 1890-1964
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection (1965-1979) consisting of correspondence, foundations minutes, biographical manuscripts, letters.
Extent: 0.43 Cubic feet, 215 items, correspondence (1978-1979), foundation minutes (1965-1978), biography manuscript, and miscellaneous.

Administrative Information Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Accessions Information

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.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

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

Preferred Citation

Rachel Maxwell Moore Collection (#387), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Dr. C. Sylvester Green

Processing Information

  • Processed by F. Elliot, September 1986

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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Card Catalog Entries Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Reading Room's card catalog. This system is no longer maintained, but it is left in place to help on-site researchers locate particular topics in the collection.

Geographic Entry :

  • North Carolina, Greenville

Autograph Entries :

    • Green, C[harles] Sylvester 1978-1979
    • Jenkins, Leo W[arren] (2) 1979
    • Speight, Francis 1979
    • Speight, Sarah 1979

Subject Entries :

    • ART AND ARTISTS— Galleries and Museums— Greenville, N.C.
    • ART AND ARTISTS— Organizations— East Carolina Art Society
    • ART AND ARTISTS— Speight, Francis
    • ART AND ARTISTS— Speight, Sarah
    • BOOKS AND AUTHORS— Rachel Maxwell Moore and Art in Greenville, N.C.
    • MUSEUMS— Greenville Art Center
    • WOMEN— Organizations— Greenville Woman's Club

Genealogy Entries :

    • BLOUNT FAMILY-Pitt Co., N.C.
    • MAXWELL FAMILY— Duplin Co., Wayne Co., and Greenville, N.C.; Georgia

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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