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Rayburn Moore family papers

Rayburn Moore family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rayburn Moore family papers
Creator: Moore, Rayburn S.
Inclusive Dates: 1914-1988
Language: English
Extent: 8.6 Linear Feet 8 document boxes, 2 half boxes, 2 boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 wooden box
Collection Number: ms3345
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Rayburn Moore (1920-2006), son of Max Sabatsky Moore (1895-1979) and Sammie Lou Rayburn Moore, was born in Helena, Arkansas. He attended Hendrix College (Conway, Arkansas), Vanderbilt University, and Duke University. He was inducted into the Army in 1942 and stationed at several camps including Camp Ellis (IL). In 1943 he graduated from an officer candidate school (Army Administration School No. 3 in Gainesville, Florida) and was sent to the Philippines in 1945. Rayburn Moore was a Captain in the Adjuant General's Department. He married Margaret Bear in 1947. He was later a professor of English at the University of Georgia and the author and editor of several books.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence from family and friends, Army papers, printed material, photographs, and artifacts. The correspondence includes World War II letters to Rayburn Moore from his family and friends and World War I letters from Max Moore in England to his wife. Max was a sergeant in the American Expeditionary Forces, Hospital Unit T, Medical Department. The artifacts include a World War II Army uniform, a World War I blue star banner, dog tags, medals, a man's watch, and an American flag.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rayburn Moore family papers, ms3345, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 April 15.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Banners.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Flags.
Medals.
Military uniforms.
Moore, Max, soldier -- Correspondence
Moore, Rayburn S. -- Correspondence
Moore, Rayburn S. -- Family--Photographs
Philippines -- Photographs.
Soldiers -- United States.
United States. Army -- Uniforms--Specimens
United States. Army -- Veterans
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
United States. Army. Hospital Unit T
University of Georgia -- Faculty
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medals.
World War, 1939-1945.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: King Biscuit papers, ms3355.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Genealogy, Personal Papers

boxfolder
11Genealogy
12Biographical information-Irene Herman Sabatsky Moore
13Biographical information-Max Sabatsky Moore
14Biographical information-Rayburn Sabatsky Moore
15Biographical information-W. W. Moore, Sr.
16Biographical information-Oscar Collier Rayburn, Jr.
17School papers-Rayburn Moore
18School papers-Rayburn Moore-Helena High School 50th reunion, 1988
19Army papers-Rayburn Moore-Army Administration School, 1942-1943
110Army papers-Rayburn Moore, 1942-1944
111Army papers-Rayburn Moore, 1944-1955
112Army papers-Max Moore, 1917-1918
113Writings-Max Moore-diary, 1918
114Writings-Rayburn Moore
115Writings-unknown author
116Trade mark, "King Biscuit", 1937
 

2. Correspondence



Family

boxfolder
211938 September-October
221938 November-December
231939 January-March
241939 April-May
251941
261942
271943
281944 January-June
291944 July-October
2101944 November
2111944 December
boxfolder
311945 January-February
321945 March
331945 April-June
341945 July-August
351945 September-October
361945 November-December
371946-1947
381954-1958
391960-1963
3101964-1969
3111970-1971
boxfolder
411972-1974
421975
431976-1977
441978-1979
45Undated correspondence and empty envelopes



General

boxfolder
51Ashlock, Charles Louis, 1943-1945
52B
53Beall, Cornelia Coolidge, 1937-1939
54Berry, Reed P., 1945
55Brock, Ray A., 1943-1944
56Bryant, Robert E., 1944
57Burke, Richard K., 1943
58Burke, Richard K., 1944-1946
59Buthman, W. C., 1942
510C
511Clemmons, Andrew J. Jr., 1942-1944
512Conditt, Bart, 1941-1945
513Doerr, Oscar, 1924
514Ellis, James B., 1939-1945
515F
516Gereau, John, 1945
517Goodloe, W. Henry, 1943
518Greenwood, Barbara Jean, 1942-1943
boxfolder
61H
62Hamer, Doris Rae, 1945
63Hughes, Dorothy M., 1944 March-April
64Hughes, Dorothy M., 1944 May-August
65Johnson, Norman A., 1944
66Johnston, Margaret Lutkins, 1943-1945
67Johnston, William L. & Margaret, 1942-1945
68Juricich, Betty, 1945
69K
610Keeshan, Dennise, 1943-1946
611L
612Lauck, June, 1944-1945
613Lewis, Mrs. A. B., 1943-1945
614Lewis, Barney, 1942-1943
615Lewis, Barney, 1944-1945
616M
617McMunn, Earl, 1944-1945
618McMurry, George H., 1943-1944
619Mondry, Pat, 1943-1944
620Morris, Marion, 1943-1945
621Morris, Randy, 1944
622Morris, Walter, 1943-1945
boxfolder
71Nelson, D. E., 1944
72Noyes, Robert Gale, 1943
73Noyes, Robert Gale, 1944
74Noyes, Robert Gale, 1945
75P-Q
76R
77Rapiequet, Ahtie [?], 1944
78Raufer, William B., 1944-1945
79Ricks, William B., 1942-1945
710S
711Seligman. Lester G., 1945
712Stark, Trudy, 1944-1945
713T
714Thysse, Dot, 1943-1944
715Turner, Hill, 1944
716W
717Walker, Jackson, 1944-1945
718Whitten, Dolphus Jr. & Marie, 1943-1945
719Unknown correspondents



Max Moore-Family and General

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811914-1916
821918 February
831918 April-May 6
841918 May 8-31
851918 June 1-12
861918 June 13-19
871918 June 20-30
881918 July 1-8
891918 July 9-18
8101918 July 19-31
8111918 August 1-10
8121918 August 11-19
8131918 August 21-30
boxfolder
911918 September 1-8
921918 September 9-19
931918 September 20-30
941918 October 1-10
951918 October 11-20
961918 October 22-29
971918 November 2-10
981918 November 11-15
991918 December
910Empty envelopes
9111918-1979
912Sympathy letters, 1979
 

3. Printed Material and Photographs

boxfolder
101Printed material
102Printed material - clippings
103Printed material - WWI, Max Moore
104Printed material - WWII, Rayburn Moore
105Photographs
 

4. Artifacts

box
11zwomen's Chinese slippers, scarves, and blouse; beaded purse; fox stole; men's watch; Army knapsack, metal buttons, mirrors, insignia patches, first aid kit, canteen, dog tags, and medals
box
12WWII Army uniform with belts and cap (Rayburn Moore) Blue star banner for J. E. Bear, Jr. in WWI Photograph-Hospital Unit "T" group photograph
box
13American flag
box
14Large wooden box used to store WWI letters