J. Hampton Moore papers, 1786-1952 (bulk 1906-1936).

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Moore, J. Hampton (Joseph Hampton), 1864-1950. J. Hampton Moore papers, 1786-1952 (bulk 1906-1936).

J. Hampton Moore papers, 1786-1952 (bulk 1906-1936).

This collection contains papers related to the life and career of J. Hampton Moore. The collection is concentrated around correspondence that covers all aspects of Moore's career and involvement in various clubs and organizations. Early papers relate to his first professional job as a reporter for the Philadelphia Public Ledger. Political papers provide insight into Moore's terms as a representative and mayor, while various documents, leaflets, and volumes illustrate his activities within the Republican Party and affiliated clubs. Letters, reports, and other printed papers pertain to waterways and document Moore's activities in the Atlantic Deeper Waterways Association. Various papers, pamphlets, and brochures document his travels to South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Egypt. Moore spent a considerable amount of time attending social functions, and invitations, programs, and souvenir menus provide some detail of his social life. Newspaper clippings provide context to many of the issues Moore confronted in office. They also provide information on various individuals, businesses, and institutions Moore had contact with throughout his career. Photographs round out the collection providing images of Moore and some of the people and places mentioned throughout the collection.

363 boxes, 73 vols., 162 linear ft.

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