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William H. Moore papers

William H. Moore papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: William H. Moore papers
Creator: Moore, William Harry
Inclusive Dates: 1912-1919
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms3292
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Harry (Mex) Moore (b. 1884) was an American serving in the 4th Battery, 2nd Brigade, Canadian Reserve Artillery/Branch Expeditionary Force during World War I.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from William H. Moore to Cora McLean from 1917-1919. Moore writes from Milford Camp in England, La Belle, France, Sieglar, Germany, Jemappes, Belgium, Witley Camp, and Vancouver. Letters regard studying signaling, camp life, fellow soldiers, and his thoughts regarding local people. Moore's later letters regard working as a motion picture operator in Tacoma, Washington, his declined health, and trouble finding work as an electrician. The collection also includes a few correspondences to Cora McLean from other correspondents (1912-1918), and cartoon drawings of army life.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William H. Moore papers, ms 3292, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Army life -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Correspondence.
Royal Regiment of Artillery. Branch Expeditionary Force -- Military life
Soldiers -- Canada -- Correspondence.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Communications.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Correspondence to Cora from William, 1917
 
12Correspondence to Cora from William, 1918 January-May
 
13Correspondence to Cora from William, 1918 June-December
 
14Correspondence to Cora from William, 1919 January
 
15Correspondence to Cora from William, 1919 February
 
16Correspondence to Cora from William, 1919 March
 
17Correspondence to Cora from William, 1919 April-May
 
18Correspondence to Cora from William, 1919 June-November
 
19Correspondence to Cora McLeon from others, 1912-1918
 
110Cartoon drawings