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[Letter to Elvira Moore, February 16th, 1872]

Description: An unsigned letter to Elvira Moore. In it the author writes about local gossip, including numerous deaths and births, house fires, and the treatment of a neighbor's miscarriage.
Date: February 16, 1872
Item Type: Letter
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[Two Letters to Linnet, 1898]

Description: Two letters written to Linnet Moore. The first, from E. E. Welherald discusses local news, a church function, and inquires about the well being of Linnet's family. Charles Moore wrote an additional letter to Linnet on the reverse side of E. E. Welherald's letter, wherein he wrote about Welherald, family business, and news. The letters included two envelopes since the first letter and envelope was forwarded after adding notes.
Date: October 30, 1898
Creator: Welherald, E. E. & Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mrs. A. Jimmer, March 6, 1914]

Description: Letter written by Mrs. A. Jimmer to an unknown person she addresses as "Dear Friend," discussing the receiver's upcoming move from Kansas City to Texas, and news of family and friends. Some of the text is missing because the pages are torn.
Date: March 6, 1914
Creator: Jimmer, A.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Claude D. White and Family, March 24, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Mr. Claude White and family in Fort Worth discussing the White family's recent move from Kansas City to Texas. It also includes a poem. The letter is written on stationary with a photograph at the top captioned "The Old Homestead." There is a man standing with horse in front of a house in the photograph.
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Peterson, Sylvanus
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Lyle A. Stephenson to Claude D. White, March 27, 1914]

Description: Letter from Lyle A. Stephenson in Kansas City, Missouri to Claude D. White discussing the cancellation of Mr. White's accident insurance policy and the possibility of taking out a life insurance policy. The letter is typed on Mr. Stephenson's company stationary. There is an illustration of a sign post with the following printed on it: "Insurance Service That Serves; Lyle A. Stephenson The Insurer; Don't Forget Tenth St. Entrance R. A. Long Bldg." The phone number and address are printed at the bottom. There is an envelope with Mr. Stephenson's company information printed on it in red, and it is addressed to Mr. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: March 27, 1914
Creator: Stephenson, Lyle A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Claude D. White, April 12, 1914]

Description: Letter to Claude D. White in Dallas, Texas from an unknown person discussing a successful operation that Linnet White had and her recovery process. The pages are stained and torn in several places, and the name of the person who wrote the letter is missing.
Date: April 12, 1914
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White, October 24, 1916]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. It is from Hogin & McKinley General Insurance and Long Time Loans in Gallatin, Tennessee. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 24, 1916. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been torn off. "R7-Box 52" is written in the bottom left corner.
Date: October 24, 1915
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, April 20, 1895]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mr. Charles B. Moore in Melissa, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Will McGee and received on April 24, 1895, according to the hand-written note in the bottom left corner. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. APR 20, 1895. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been cut away.
Date: April 20, 1895
Creator: McGee, Will
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portions of a Book About Pioneer Narratives]

Description: Portion of Narratives of the Early Settlers of the South-West containing the frontier accounts of Colonel Brown, John Shelby, John Rains, and John Carr. Many pages are partially or entirely missing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Charles Moore Letter Book]

Description: A ledger containing records of Charles Moore's mail. Includes dates sent and received, whether or not a letter was read, where it was read, where it was mailed and to whom.
Date: January 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Unknown Woman]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman, visible from the chest up. She is posed so that she is facing her left and looking back at the camera, with her right pinkie in her mouth. She is wearing a light-colored striped shirt and wire-rim glasses as well as jewelry and her hair is piled on top of her head.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Unknown Woman]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman, visible from the shoulders up, facing the camera. She is wearing a light-colored striped shirt with a bow tie, wire-rim glasses, earrings, and a large, dark-colored hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Full-Length Portrait of Unknown Woman]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman, standing in front of a backdrop and holding a dark-colored bag in her right hand. She is wearing a light-colored striped shirt with a bow tie, a dark-colored skirt, and light-colored scarf, as well as a large, dark hat with face netting.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Lecture on Sectarian Influence in Schools, and on the Sabbath and Sunday Mail Question.

Description: Text of a speech given by J. A. Stewart regarding sectarian influence in schools, mail delivery on Sunday. Contents: The Author's Habit of Thought and his Religion; Reason and Sophistry--A Contrast; Sectarian Influence in Schools; Sabbath Desecration, or Sunday Mails and Monday Elections; The Records of Heaven, or the Vision of Boards, a Poetic Dream.
Date: 1859
Creator: Stewart, J. A.
Item Type: Pamphlet
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[Letter from Claude D. White to his children, August 27, 1917]

Description: Letter from Claude White to his children in which he inquires about their travels and a missing trunk. He also mentions the little that he's been doing around town, and laments their separation.
Date: August 27, 1917
Creator: White, Claude D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Literature: an illustrated Weekly Magazine, Volume 1, Number 31, September 22, 1888

Description: Weekly literary magazine that contains articles and excerpts on various topics as well as advertisements; according the to the cover, it includes "Criticism, Biography, News, [and] Selected Readings." Contents for this issue: Paul Hamilton Hayne. With portrait; Poems by Paul H. Hayne: The Solitary Lake, Krishna and His Three Handmaidens, Lyric of Action, Hopes and Memories, The Spirea, Bryant Dead, The Supreme Hour, The Woodland Phases, Soul-Advances, The Poet's Mind; Davidson's "Poetry of the Future"; Longfellow's "Hiawatha"; and About Rhythm.
Date: September 22, 1888
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Salt Lake City Tourist's Guide

Description: Tourist guide to Salt Lake City, Utah, put out by Rio Grande Western Railway. It includes descriptions, illustrations, and directions to various places in the city including the Mormon Temple and Tabernacle; the Knutsford Hotel; state, county, and city government buildings; and scenery. Other sections of the guide contain interesting facts and figures about the area as well as a directory of places not described: Asylums, Hospitals, Homes; Assemblies, Unions etc.; Cemeteries; Churches; Clubs; Colleges and Schools; Halls and Buildings; Hotels and Apartments; Lodges and Orders; Libraries; Daily Papers; Railroads; Societies; Theatr[es]; Offic[es...]; Parks and Public Places. A large segment of this book is missing at the bottom, along the spine.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rio Grande Western Railway Company
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Farmer's Tale

Description: Handwritten autobiographical manuscript describing the author's thoughts and memories, starting with notes about the his father who was a farmer in Virginia. There appear to be several sections, including one labeled "To my MOTHER November 1st 1848"; that section is also signed by C. B. Moore. A portion of the pages near the lower-right corner is missing and several pages at the end of the booklet are blank. Some text on the cover is repeated on the first page.
Date: 1848~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal Note Book, 1846]

Description: A book of poems and quotations, some written by Charles Moore and others transcribed from the works of other authors.
Date: 1864~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem by Charles B. Moore]

Description: A poem by Charles Moore about soldiering during the Mexican-American War.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Poem
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza Moore and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, July 18, 1864]

Description: Letter from Ziza and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore regarding local and family news, running off horse thieves, and Josephus' thoughts that a country wherein African Americans can own real estate is better than one constantly at war.
Date: July 18, 1864
Creator: Moore, Josephus C. & Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Letter
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