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Carolyn and Richter Moore Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0501

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials relating to Richter Moore's research and to the involvement of Richter and Carolyn Moore in the Democratic Party. Included are personal and professional correspondence, campaign materials, pamphlets, photographs, newsclippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, fliers, materials from local organizations, local election posters, and files on local history, including Jonesborough, Greeneville, Boone's Creek, and State of Franklin, Tennessee. There is some original correspondence from R.C. Stonecipher and several claims, signed by W.G. Brownlow, for reimbursement for Civil War-related losses.


  • Creation: 1930-2003
  • Creation: 1955-1995


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13.10 linear feet (18 legal size boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 scrapbook)

Language of Materials



Materials are arranged alphabetically by type. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically, and then chronologically. Newspaper articles, notes for courses, and personal schoolwork are foldered according to Richter Moore's original order.

Method of Acquisition

Carolyn Moore began donating the papers in 1997, accession numbers 1997-020, 1997-029, 1997-035, 1997-046, 1997-053, 1997-069.

Separated Materials

The following books were cataloged for the Archives of Appalachia book collection:

Whittaker, Otto, editor. Best of "Hillbilly:" A prize collection of 100-proof writing from Jim Comstock's West Virginia Hillbilly. New York: Pocket Books, 1969.

Williamson, Thames. The Woods Colt. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1933.

Various publications not directly related to Richter Moore or the collection have been seperated and cataloged. Newspapers not related to Richter Moore or the collection have also been separated and placed in a historic newspaper collection.

Processing Information

Processed April-May 2014 by Sierra Maxwell

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA