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The Resource Charles W. Moores, Jr. speeches

Charles W. Moores, Jr. speeches

Label
Charles W. Moores, Jr. speeches, 1901-circa 1920s, undated
Title
Charles W. Moores, Jr. speeches
Inclusive dates
1901-circa 1920s, undated
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains speeches given at various school ceremonies and on the topic of education in general. There are also speeches on Benjamin Harrison and Abraham Lincoln; a speech delivered to Civil War veterans on Decoration Day; and a history of Fourth Presbyterian Church, which was located at the corner of Market and Delaware Streets in Indianapolis and later merged with Grace Presbyterian to form Fairview Presbyterian Church
Biographical or historical data
Charles Washington Moores, Jr. was born on February 15, 1862, in Indianapolis, Indiana. His parents were Charles Washington Moores and Julia Dumont Merrill. He received his bachelor's, master's, and Litt.D. degrees from Wabash University and attended the Central Law School (Indianapolis). Moores practiced law in Indianapolis and lectured at the Indiana Law School. In 1888, he became a U.S. Commissioner. On October 5, 1896, he married Elizabeth Nichols of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Moores was greatly involved in education, a passion inherited from his family. He was a member of the Indianapolis School Board from 1900 to 1909, serving as Vice-President from 1903 to 1908 and President from 1908 to 1909. He was also on the Board of Directors for Butler College (1903-1909) and Indianapolis Art Institute (1909 and 1918). Among his other civic roles were first Vice-President of the Indiana Historical Society and a member of the Indiana Historical Commission. Moores was a member of the American, Indiana State, and Indianapolis Bar Associations and served as President of the latter. He died on December 7, 1923.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1862-1923
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moores, Charles W.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moores, Charles W.
  • Harrison, Benjamin
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Indianapolis Public Schools
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Fairview Presbyterian Church (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • Lawyers
  • Education
  • Harrison, Benjamin
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Moores, Charles W.
  • Fairview Presbyterian Church (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Indianapolis Public Schools
  • Education
  • Lawyers
  • Indiana
Label
Charles W. Moores, Jr. speeches
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2548
Instantiates
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/06 by Laura Eliason
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552378
Extent
3
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247212334
  • (OCoLC)247212334
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Type of unit
folders
Label
Charles W. Moores, Jr. speeches
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2548
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/06 by Laura Eliason
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552378
Extent
3
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247212334
  • (OCoLC)247212334
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Type of unit
folders

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