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Lewis S. Moore Collection

Identifier: MSS 0-185

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.


144.00 items

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.

Processing Information

Processed June 1965.

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US