Lewis S. Moore Collection
Scope and Contents
Historical research materials about Florida collected by Lewis S. Moore. Includes coverage of the following subjects: Nut Growers Association, agriculture, drainage, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Margaret Prescott Montague, wild birds, Corporation Agency Inc, businesses, Tallahassee, Pensacola, Roland M. Harper, religion in Tallahassee, fishing, Florida Horticultural Society, hurricanes, tornados, Lake County, Florida resorts, Florida maps, Mexico maps, law enforcement, Florida bar, politics, House of Representatives, Florida reefs, sailing, Matilde L. McConnell, Prince Achille Murat, music, plant nurseries, real estate, Rotary Club, schools, nervous diseases, Florida State Capitol, Hampton, Crystal River, and Moore's business papers.
- Created: 1862-1931
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Biographical or Historical Information
Lewis S. Moore of Thomasville, Georgia, was a collector and dealer in rare, historical, and educational books, magazines, bulletins, and newspapers.
Language of Materials
Magazines, newspapers, clippings, articles, pamphlets, correspondence, maps and related papers.
Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Henry Moore
Method of Acquisition
Received by FSU Libraries June 1963. Items were among the collection of Mr. Lewis S. Moore, Thomasville, GA, when he died in 1963.
Existence and Location of Originals
Newspaper in collection can be viewed in the FSU Digital Library.
Processed June 1965.
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections Subject Source: Local sources
- Florida--History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Florida. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Horticulture Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Music Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Newspapers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lewis S. Moore Collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository
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