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Finding aid for Julia Gatlin Moore papers

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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Julia Gatlin Moore papers
Collection Number: 01845
Repository: Detroit Public Library

Collection Inventory +/-

box 1:

History of Dearborn: Outline; pages 1-510

box 2:

Miscellaneous research

box 3:

Draft of book, introduction, chapters 1-10

box 4:

Draft of book, chapters 11-17

box 5:

Draft of book, chapters 18-25

Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

Julia G. Moore, a nationally known poetess and author of articles on American history, was born in Tarboor, North Carolina. Her father was acting president of Trinity College (now Duke University), and Mrs. Moore was a pioneer women graduate of the University of North Carolina. As well as writing poetry and articles for many publications, Mrs. Moore was a noted artist. Many of her paintings have been exhibited at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Mrs. Moore was a past-president of the Detroit Society of Women Painters & Sculptors. She was a member of the Detroit Museum of Arts Founders Society, the New York Museum of Art, the Detroit Artists' Market, the Detroit Historical Society, the Hereditary Order of Descendants of Colonial Governors, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her husband, Frederick Moore, was the publisher of Tooling & Gaging, a journal of the machine tool industry. Julia G. Moore died in Detroit October 1962, at the age of eighty-three.

Content Description +/-

This collection contains papers relating to a book about the history of Dearborn, written by Julia G. Moore, which became "A history of the Dearborn Area, 1709-1940", published in 1956.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

This collection is open for research use.

Administrative Information +/-



Language of the Finding Aid:


EAD Creation Date:

May 9, 2009




Burton Historical Collection

Subjects +/-

Form or Genre Terms:

Research (document genres)

Personal Names:

Moore, Julia Gatlin, d. 1962

Geographical Names:

Dearborn (Mich.)