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Thomas M. Moore Papers, 1966-1990

Manuscript Collection #1108

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

Title: Thomas M. Moore Papers
Creator: Moore, Thomas M.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 4.0 Cubic feet, 227 items .

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

Accessions Information

August 21, 2007, (unprocessed) 227 items, 4.0 cubic feet; Papers (1966-1990) of Judge of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, relating of bankruptcy law and legislation, especially its impact on farmers, including historical and research materials, information on bankruptcy legislation, speeches and lectures on bankruptcy, bankruptcy case files, and printed materials; including materials used as co-author with Judge Thomas Small, of the Chapter 12 Family Farmer Bankruptcy legislation adopted by Congress in 1987. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Frances R. Moore

Access Restrictions

Materials in Box 6 are restricted by the repository to protect privacy rights of individuals. No access without written permission of the donor or of the repository before 12/31/2057. Otherwise, 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

Thomas M. Moore Papers (#1108), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Frances R. Moore

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008


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

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1#1108.1
    • Folder a#1108.1.a
      Chapter 12 History and Related Material. Nos. 1-16 Vol. 1 (1985-1986). 16 items ca. 250 p. Note: Table of Contents. Concerning family farm bankruptcies.
    • Folder b#1108.1.b
      Chapter 12 History and Related Material. Nos. 1-32 Vol. 1 (1985-1986). 15 items ca. 250 p. Note: Table of Contents. Concerning family farm bankruptcies.
    • Folder c#1108.1.c
      Chapter 12 History and Related Material. Nos. 33-42 Vol. 2 (1986-1987). 10 items ca. 250 p. Note: Table of Contents. Concerning family farm bankruptcies.
    • Folder d#1108.1.d
      Chapter 12 History and Related Material. Nos. 43-51 Vol. 2 (1986-1987). 8 items ca. 250 p. Note: Table of Contents. Concerning family farm bankruptcies.
  • Box 2#1108.2
    • Folder a#1108.2.a
      Chapter 12 Competing Legislation (1985-1986) Typescript 20 items ca. 100 p. Note: Table of Contents. Concerning federal farm bankruptcy legislation.
    • Folder b#1108.2.b
      Farmers and Bankruptcy Laws [by Thomas M. Moore] with corrections (ca. 1986) Part I 79.01-84.14. Photocopy Typescript. 1 item. 150 p.
    • Folder c#1108.2.c
      Farmers and Bankruptcy Laws [by Thomas M. Moore] (ca. 1986) Part 2 85.01-93.-7, p. 150-278 Photocopy Typescript. 1 item. 128 p.
    • Folder d#1108.2.d
      Chapter 12 Family Farmer Bankruptcy, by Thomas M. Moore, U. S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of North Carolina (ca. 1987) Photocopy Typescript. 1 item. 109 p.
  • Box 3#1108.3
    • Folder a#1108.3.a
      Speeches, Vol. I, Nos. 1 - 15 (1979-1982) Typescript. 15 items ca. 100 p. Note: Table of Contents.
    • Folder b#1108.3.b
      Speeches, Vol. I, Nos. 16 - 25 (1982-1985) Typescript. 10 items ca. 100 p. Note: Table of Contents.
    • Folder c#1108.3.c
      Speeches, Vol. I, Nos. 26 - 34 (1985-1986) Typescript. 9 items ca. 125 p. Note: Table of Contents.
    • Folder d#1108.3.d
      Speeches, Vol. II, Nos. 35 - 36 (1987) Typescript. 2 items ca. 75 p. Note: Table of Contents.
    • Folder e#1108.3.e
      Speeches, Vol. II, Nos. 37- 45 (1987-1990) Typescript. 9 items ca. 100 p. Note: Table of Contents.
  • Box 4#1108.4
    • Folder a#1108.4.a
      Lectures on Chapter 12, Nos. A - E (1986) Typescript. 5 items. 75 p. Note: Table of Contents.
    • Folder b#1108.4.b
      Lectures on Chapter 12, Nos. F - H (1986-1987) Typescript. 3 items. 75 p. Note: Table of Contents.
    • Folder c#1108.4.c
      Some Procedural Aspects of Administering Encumbered Properties and Treatment of Secured Creditors in Ordinary Bankruptcy (October 1969) by Alexander L. Paskay. National Conference of Referees in Bankruptcy, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photocopy Typescript. 1 item. 29 p.
    • Folder d#1108.4.d
      Constitutional Privilege Against Self-Incrimination (January 1970) by Harvey H. Posner. Regional Seminar for Referees in Bankruptcy, Atlanta, GA. Typescript. 1 item. 15 p.
    • Folder e#1108.4.e
      Summary Jurisdictions Over Counterclaim (January 1970) by Philip H. Hickson. Regional Seminar for Referees in Bankruptcy, Atlanta, GA. Typescript. 1 item. 17 p.
    • Folder f#1108.4.f
      Treatment of Secured Creditors in Chapter XIII Proceedings [Panel Discussion] Discussion Leader: Ralph H. Kelley (January 1971) Regional Seminar for Referees in Bankruptcy, New Orleans, LA. Typescript. 1 item. 17 p.
    • Folder g#1108.4.g
      Survey of Significant Bankruptcy Opinions Rendered During 1970 (January 1971) by Alexander L. Paskay. Regional Seminar for Referees in Bankruptcy, New Orleans, LA. Typescript. 1 item. 94 p.
    • Folder h#1108.4.h
      Advising the Farmer in Financial Distress [Program] Friday (31 October 1986) McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC. Co-sponsored by the NC Agricultural Extension Service, NC Bar Association Pro Bono Project, NC Farm Bureau Federation, Inc., NCABL Land Loss Prevention Project, Legal Services of NC, Inc. Photocopy Typescript. 1 item ca. 500 p.
    • Folder i#1108.4.i
      The Need for Change: Chapter 12 Discussion and Update (1987) by Thomas M. Moore. Typescript. 1 item ca. 125 p.
  • Box 5#1108.5
    • Folder a#1108.5.a
      Farm Enterprise Budget Guidelines (1984-1985) by NC Agricultural Extension Service. Photocopy Typescript. 1 item ca. 400 p.
    • Folder b#1108.5.b
      Procedures Manual, Requirements & Handbook for Trustees in Bankruptcies (1988) Compiled by Wesley B. Huisinga, Acting Trustee, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota & South Dakota. Photocopy Typescript. 1 item ca. 75 p.
Box 6#1108.6
RESTRICTED until 12/31/2057
  • Box 7#1108.7
    • Folder a#1108.7.a
      Congressional Record, (28 Sept. 1978) Vol 124, no. 154. Periodical. 1 item. 338 p.
    • Folder b#1108.7.b
      Congressional Record, (6 Oct. 1978) Vol 124, no. 161. Periodical. 1 item. 269 p.
    • Folder c#1108.7.c
      Journal of the National Conference of Referees In Bankruptcy: A Quarterly (January 1966-October 1970) vol. 41, no. 1 - Vol. 44, no. 4. 20 items ca. 360 p.
    • Folder d#1108.7.d
      Farm Bankruptcy: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure, and Courts of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, On The Question of the Remedies Available to Debtors and Creditors under Bankruptcy, how they Relate to the Great Plight of the American Farm and the Farm Family, November 6 and 12, 1985. Serial J-99-83. Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1986. Paper bound. 1 item. 145 p.
    • Folder e#1108.7.e
      Handbook for Chapter 12 Standing Trustees: December, 1989. U. S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for United States Trustees. Paper bound. 1 item. 85 p.

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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