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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