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Finding Aid for the Ernest Carroll Moore Papers, ca. 1900-1955
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Description
Ernest Carroll Moore (1871-1955) was born in Youngstown, Ohio. He was the president of the Los Angeles State Normal School (1917-19), professor of education and director, UCLA (1919-29), vice-president of UCLA (1929-31), provost of UCLA (1931-36) and professor of philosophy and education (1936-41). He was also the author of many books on education. The collection contains personal correspondence, materials from the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, clippings about Moore, papers concerning education in the Los Angeles area, reprints of articles sent to Moore, a catalog of Moore's library, and microfilm of Moore's diaries, appointment books, and commonplace books.
Background
Moore was born on July 20, 1871 in Youngstown, Ohio; attended Ohio Normal University, Columbia University, and University of Chicago; resident worker at University Settlement, New York (1894-95) and Hull House, Chicago (1896-98); superintendent of Los Angeles schools, 1906-10; professor of education at Yale (1910-14) and Harvard (1913-17); president, Los Angeles State Normal School, 1917-19; professor of education and director, UCLA, 1919-29; vice-president, UCLA, 1929-31; provost, UCLA, 1931-36; professor of philosophy and education, 1936-41; director, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1936; trustee, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, 1936; author of many books on education, including, I Helped Make a University (1952); died January 23, 1955 in Los Angeles.
Extent
22 boxes (11 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.