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John Trotwood Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2672

This collection contains letters written by John Trotwood Moore to Col. Samuel L. King with dates ranging from July 13, 1916 to October 13, 1922. The letters are predominantly social, discussing politics, children, and other current affairs. Many of the letters have only partial dates. In one letter Mr. Moore includes a poem he has written. That poem would later go on to be published in one of his books.

Dates

  • 1916-1922

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains letters written by John Trotwood Moore to Col. Samuel L. King with dates ranging from July 13, 1916 to October 13, 1922. The letters are predominantly social, discussing politics, children, and other current affairs.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Trotwood Moore was born in Marion, Ala., on August 26, 1858. In 1906, he moved to Nashville and, with the help of Senator Robert L. Taylor, started the Taylor-Trotwood Magazine. He was appointed the Tennessee State Librarian and Archivist in March of 1919. One of his most famous writings was Hearts of Hickory (1926), written about Andrew Jackson. Moore died in 1929.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in March 1998.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480