University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Charles H. Moore Reminiscences, 1932-1933



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Moore, Charles H., b. 1859
Title: Moore, Charles H., Reminiscences
Dates: 1932-1933
Abstract: Two copies of "The Three Forks of the Trinity and Anderson County during Reconstruction" compose the Charles H. Moore Reminiscences, 1932-1933, chronicling the immigration of Moore’s family to Nacogdoches, Texas, and the history of Anderson County.
Extent: 2 vols.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Charles Henry Moore (b. 1859) was the son of William James Moore, who had emigrated from Copiah County, Mississippi, to Nacogdoches, Texas in 1844. Moore was raised in Anderson County.


Scope and Contents

Two copies of "The Three Forks of the Trinity and Anderson County during Reconstruction" compose the Charles H. Moore Reminiscences, 1932-1933, chronicling the immigration of Moore’s family to Nacogdoches, Texas, and the history of Anderson County. The reminiscences concern the Moore family’s settlement in Palestine, conflicts with Native Americans, and life in Reconstruction era Anderson County. Additionally, race relations and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan are discussed.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Moore, Charles H., b. 1859 -- Archives.
Moore family.
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas.
Indians of North America -- Texas -- Anderson County.
Ku Klux Klan -- Texas -- Anderson County.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Texas -- Anderson County.
Places
Anderson County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.
Nacogdoches (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.
Palestine (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles H. Moore Reminiscences, 1932-1933, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2F58 Reminiscences:
1932
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2R119
1933