MOORE, DAN C., 1915-1999.
Dan C. Moore collection, 1937-1996, undated

Emory University

Oxford College Archives

Oxford College Library

134 Few Circle

Oxford, GA 30054


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Moore, Dan C., 1915-1999.
Title: Dan C. Moore collection, 1937-1996, undated
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 007
Extent: 1.38 linear ft. (2 boxes + 1 oversize)
Abstract:Contains correspondence, notes, minutes, publications and ephemera related to Emory professor Dan C. Moore during his years at Emory at Valdosta and Oxford College.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Material in Box 3 is closed until 2056 in accordance with Emory University Archives policy for student educational records.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in Other Repositories

Emory University Photograph Collection, Series 111, Emory University Archives, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Related Materials in This Repository

Oxford College Biographical Files, OX-S018.




[after identification of item(s)], Dan C. Moore Collection, Oxford College Archives, Oxford College Library, Emory University.


Processed by Sasha Snyder, 2015.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Dan C. Moore was born in Hancock County, Georgia on May 2, 1915. He taught mathematics at Oxford College at Emory University from 1937-1941. From 1942-1945 he served as a captain in the South Pacific during World War II. Following the war, Moore resumed teaching mathematics at Oxford before moving to Valdosta to teach at Emory at Valdosta from 1946 until the campus closed in 1953. Moore transferred back to Oxford College and remained an instructor of mathematics and physics until 1983. Dan Moore received the Emory University Alumni Association Award of Honor in 1985. He continued to reside in Oxford, Georgia with his wife Noellene J. Moore until his death on October 16, 1999.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, notes, minutes, publications and ephemera related to Oxford College and Emory at Valdosta. This collection also includes visual material consisting of photographs glued onto fabric sample cards.

The correspondence consists primarily of personal correspondence between Dan Moore and Sanford Atwood (President, Emory University, 1963-1977), as well as correspondence between Dan Moore and several deans of Oxford College. Correspondence also includes contracts of employment and salary information.

The material related to Oxford College consists of publications, minutes, surveys, proposals, and files spanning over twenty years of Moore’s time at Oxford College. The material related to Emory at Valdosta includes a student directory, event programs, and printed ephemera.

The visual material consists of undated photographs glued onto paperboard fabric sample cards. 46 of the photographs are Methodist ministers. The remaining item is a 1962 inaugural program for the Peabody Science Center at the Women’s College of Georgia, now known as Georgia College and State University.

Arrangement Note

Organized by record type and then alphabetically.

Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Atwood, Sanford S., 1964-1975
1 2 Eady, Virgil Y.C., 1953-1961
1 3 Fleming, Neil Bond, 1966-1976
1 4 LaGuess, Joseph, 1974 May-November
1 5 Moncrief, J. William, 1977-1982, undated
1 6 Ward, Judson C., Jr., 1953, May 25-June 25
1 7 Correspondence A-Z, 1937-1996, undated
Oxford College
1 8 “An Acoustical Analysis of the Oxford College Cafeteria,” 1968
1 9 “An Image of Oxford College” Survey, 1970
1 10 Commencement Programs, 1977 June 10-12
1 11 Committee Meeting Minutes, 1956-1977
1 12 Deanship Search Committee Files, 1965
1 13 “Program for Growth,” 1974 May 15-17
1 14 “Proposal for Earth Sciences Department,” 1966 January 13
1 15 “Proposed Plan of Development for Emory at Oxford,” 1964
1 16 Publications, 1977 March 21, undated
Emory at Valdosta
2 1 Cox, Linton, 1993 July, 1999 February 12
2 2 Honors Day and Graduation Exercises Program, 1953 June 6
2 3 Letterhead, undated
2 4 Postcards, undated
2 5 Science Weekend, 1953 April 17-18
2 6 Student Directory, 1952
Visual Material
2 7 Belmont, August, undated
2 7 Wilson, Woodrow, undated
2 8 Berrington, Mrs., undated
2 9 Carnegie, Andrew, undated
2 10 Jones, John Paul, undated
2 11 Methodist ministers (1 of 7), undated
2 12 Methodist ministers (2 of 7), undated
2 13 Methodist ministers (3 of 7), undated
2 14 Methodist ministers (4 of 7), undated
2 15 Methodist ministers (5 of 7), undated
2 16 Methodist ministers (6 of 7), undated
2 17 Methodist ministers (7 of 7), undated
2 18 Methodist ministers, group photographs, undated
2 19 Nordica, Lillian, undated
2 20 Presidential tombs, undated
Other Papers
2 21 Peabody Science Center inaugural program, 1962 February 27
Roll Books
3 Class roll books [restricted], 1948-1981