Moore family papers, 1827-1942 (bulk 1860-1922).

Creator: Moore family.
Collection number: 2568
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Abstract: Papers of the Moore family, originally of Chatham and Person counties, N.C., chiefly genealogical, but including business and family correspondence, 1855-1922, of Frederick Lawrence Moore (1835-1922) of Washington, D.C. Moore’s correspondence relates to his activities as a philanthropist, businessman, organizer of the Y.M.C.A. in Washington, and director of various charitable organizations. Volumes include Moore’s diaries, 1860, 1868, and 1895; the diary, 1883, of his wife, Christine Virginia Campbell Moore, on a trip from Washington, D.C., to Florida; and a scrapbook, 1902-1922, of reports of the Washington, D.C., Children’s hospital written in verse by Christine Moore.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection