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Moore family papers, 1835-1962, 1835-1916 (bulk dates), 1835

Part of Moore family papers, 1835-1962, 1835-1916 (bulk dates)

kukm1m71m26Guide to the Moore family papers, 1835-1962, 1835-1916 (bulk dates)Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Moore family papers, 1835-1962, 1835-1916 (bulk dates)Collection number: 1M71M26, AAL5418LMContact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Moore family papers, 1835-1962, 1835-1916 (bulk dates)1M71M26, AAL5418LMMoore family.1 volume, 600 pieces (ca.)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Wallace, Mrs. Richard, Virginia Beach, Va. Deposit: Dec. 29, 1970. These materials were discovered in 1961 in an old house by Richard C. Wallace while he was a graduate student at the University of Kentucky.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Moore family papers, 1835-1962, 1835-1916 (bulk dates), 1M71M26, AAL5418LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.The best-known member of the Moore family was probably Charles Chilton Moore, one of the grandsons of Barton W. Stone, founder of the Disciples of Christ. At one time a minister, Moore later promoted atheism and free thought. He published the BLUE GRASS BLADE in Lexington, Ky., and in 1899 served five months in the federal prison in Columbus, Ohio for blasphemy and the advocacy of "free love." He was pardoned by President William McKinley. Moore wrote three books: THE RATIONAL VIEW proclaimed his opinions on religion and free thought; BEHIND THE BARS 31498 was a memoir of his imprisonment; and DOG FENNEL IN THE ORIENT described Moore's travels late in life in Europe, Egypt and the Holy Land. He had a sister, Mary Moore Brent.This is a collection of correspondence and other papers of the Moore and Brent families of central Kentucky. Most of the letters concern family members and were addressed to Mary Moore Brent. Some letters date from the era of the Civil War and describe living conditions and politics in Kentucky and Missouri. There are a few letters written by or to Charles Chilton Moore and some business and personal letters to other family members. Letter writers include James Lane Allen and the future President James A. Garfield. A copy of DOG FENNEL IN THE ORIENT is in the collection, as are some clippings concerning the discovery of the papers in 1961.Arrangement is primarily chronological, with miscellaneous materials arranged by subject at the end of the collection.Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925.Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893.Brent, J. Chambers.Brent, Mary Moore.Brent family.Cate, J. B.Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888.Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881.Howe, Timothy Otis, 1816-1883.Mentelle, Charlotte Victorie LeClere.Moore, Charles C. (Charles Chilton), 1837-1906.Moore family.Morris, Mary B.Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910.Rankin, A. W. (Albert William), 1852-1941.Sherman, John, 1823-1900.Wallace, Richard C.Windom, William, 1827-1891.Blue-grass blade.Kentucky--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.Missouri--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.Middle East--Description and travel.Clippings.Kentucky authorMoore family papers, 1835-1962, 1835-1916 (bulk dates)