This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Betty Clark Moore, a biologist and former research associate
at UC Riverside. Materials in the collection include correspondence, photographs, research notes, and scientific publications
written by Moore and others.
Betty C. Moore, originally named Anna Elizabeth Clark, was born on January 1, 1915 in Dedham, Massachusetts. She graduated
from Radcliffe College in 1936 with a degree in mathematics, and received her graduate degree in Zoology in 1937 at Columbia
University followed by a doctorate in 1949. Moore’s research focused on very early egg development, working with two species
of frog eggs to manipulate parental genetic material. She
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requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections
& Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the
physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by
This collection is open for research.