Rayburn Moore family papers

Rayburn Moore family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Moore, Rayburn S., 1920-
Title: Rayburn Moore family papers
Dates: 1914-1988
Quantity: 8.6 Linear feet (8 document boxes, 2 half boxes, 1 carton, 1 XL oversized box, 1 custom box, 1 wooden box)
Coll. Number: ms3345

Biographical/Historical Note

Rayburn Moore (1920-2006), son of Max Sabatsky Moore next hit (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/editor of several books.


Scope and Content Note

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 previous hitMax Moore next hit 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.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Banners--United States--Specimens.
Banners.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence
Flags.
Medals.
Military uniforms.
previous hitMoore, Max next hit, soldier -- Correspondence
Moore, Rayburn S., 1920- -- Correspondence
Moore, Rayburn S., 1920- -- Family--Photographs
Philippines--Photographs.
Soldiers--United States--Correspondence.
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--Specimens.
World War, 1939-1945.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rayburn Moore family papers. MS 3345. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Genealogy, Biographical information, and Personal Papers

BoxFolder
11Genealogy
2Biographical information-Irene Herman Sabatsky Moore
3Biographical information-previous hitMax Sabatsky Moore next hit
4Biographical information-Rayburn Sabatsky Moore
5Biographical information-W. W. Moore, Sr.
6Biographical information-Oscar Collier Rayburn, Jr.
7School papers-Rayburn Moore
8School papers-Rayburn Moore-Helena High School 50 th reunion, 1988
9Army papers-Rayburn Moore-Army Administration School, 1942-1943
10Army papers-Rayburn Moore, 1942-1944
11Army papers-Rayburn Moore, 1944-1955 & nd
12Army papers-previous hitMax Moore next hit, 1917-1918 & nd
13Writings-previous hitMax Moore next hit-diary, 1918
14Writings-Rayburn Moore
15Writings-unknown author
 

Series 2: Correspondence



Subseries 2a: Family Correspondence

BoxFolder
211938 September-October
21938 November-December
31939 January-March
41939 April-May
51941
61942
71943
81944 January-June
91944 July-October
101944 November
111944 December
BoxFolder
311945 January-February
21945 March
31945 April-June
41945 July-August
51945 September-October
61945 November-December
71946-1947
81954-1958
91960-1963
101964-1969
111970-1971
BoxFolder
411972-1974
21975
31976-1977
41978-1979
5Undated & empty envelopes



Subseries 2b: General Correspondence

BoxFolder
51Ashlock, Charles Louis, 1943-1945
2B
3Beall, Cornelia Coolidge, 1937-1939 & nd
4Berry, Reed P., 1945
5Brock, Ray A., 1943-1944
6Bryant, Robert E., 1944
7Burke, Richard K., 1943
8Burke, Richard K., 1944-1946
9Buthman, W. C., 1942 & nd
10C
11Clemmons, Andrew J. Jr., 1942-1944
12Conditt, Bart, 1941-1945
13Doerr, Oscar, 1924
14Ellis, James B., 1939-1945
15F
16Gereau, John, 1945
17Goodloe, W. Henry, 1943
18Greenwood, Barbara Jean, 1942-1943
BoxFolder
61H
2Hamer, Doris Rae, 1945
3Hughes, Dorothy M., 1944 March-April
4Hughes, Dorothy M., 1944 May-August
5Johnson, Norman A., 1944
6Johnston, Margaret Lutkins, 1943-1945
7Johnston, William L. & Margaret, 1942-1945
8Juricich, Betty, 1945
9K
10Keeshan, Dennise, 1943-1946
11L
12Lauck, June, 1944-1945
13Lewis, Mrs. A. B., 1943-1945
14Lewis, Barney, 1942-1943
15Lewis, Barney, 1944-1945
16M
17McMunn, Earl, 1944-1945
18McMurry, George H., 1943-1944
19Mondry, Pat, 1943-1944
20Morris, Marion, 1943-1945
21Morris, Randy, 1944
22Morris, Walter, 1943-1945
BoxFolder
71Nelson, D. E., 1944
2Noyes, Robert Gale, 1943
3Noyes, Robert Gale, 1944
4Noyes, Robert Gale, 1945 & nd
5P-Q
6R
7Rapiequet, Ahtie [?], 1944
8Raufer, William B., 1944-1945
9Ricks, William B., 1942-1945
10S
11Seligman. Lester G., 1945
12Stark, Trudy, 1944-1945
13T
14Thysse, Dot, 1943-1944
15Turner, Hill, 1944
16W
17Walker, Jackson, 1944-1945
18Whitten, Dolphus Jr. & Marie, 1943-1945
19Unknown correspondents



Subseries 2c:
previous hitMax Moore next hit-Family and General Correspondence

BoxFolder
811914-1916
21918 February
31918 April-May 6
41918 May 8-31
51918 June 1-12
61918 June 13-19
71918 June 20-30
81918 July 1-8
91918 July 9-18
101918 July 19-31
111918 August 1-10
121918 August 11-19
131918 August 21-30
BoxFolder
911918 September 1-8
21918 September 9-19
31918 September 20-30
41918 October 1-10
51918 October 11-20
61918 October 22-29
71918 November 2-10
81918 November 11-15
91918 December
10Empty envelopes, undated
111918-1979
12Sympathy letters, 1979
 

Series 3: Printed Material and Photographs

BoxFolder
101Printed material
2Printed material-clippings
3Printed material-WW I previous hitMax Moore
4Printed material-WW II Rayburn Moore
5Photographs
 

Series 4: Artifacts

Box
11Artifacts-women'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
12Artifacts-WW II Army uniform with belts and cap (Rayburn Moore) Blue star banner for J. E. Bear, Jr. in WW I Photograph-Hospital Unit "T" group photograph
Box
13American flag
Box
14Artifacts section-large wooden box used to store WW I letters