MOORE, HOWARD, 1932-
Howard Moore Jr. papers
> Personal and professional papers


Series 1
Personal and professional papers, 1915-2009 [bulk 1962-2009]
Boxes 1-18, AV1, OP1

Scope and Content Note

The series contains the personal and professional papers of Howard Moore, Jr. from 1915-2009, with the bulk of the materials from 1962-2009. It includes personal financial records, correspondence, research and subject files, files related to professional organizations, and writings by Moore. The personal financial records consist of bills, insurance policies, and tax returns for Moore and his wife, Jane Bond Moore. Correspondence includes letters discussing various legal cases and matters of office administration, such as Moore's legal partnerships with Peter and Elizabeth Rindskopf. There are separate files for correspondence between Moore and Charles E. Wyzanski, a federal judge for whom Moore worked after completing law school, along with other selected correspondents, including John Clutchette and Bud Simmons. The research and subject files contain Moore's bar notes, research on legal precedents and prison conditions, and other topics relating to Moore's legal work. Files related to professional organizations include material related to Moore’s membership or work with professional legal organizations, such as the California State Bar Association, the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, and the National Conference of Black Lawyers. Moore's writings include drafts of speeches and articles along with biographical materials. Other notable items in the series include organizing files related to Moore's work with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the 1960s as well as material for a course on African-American studies that Moore taught at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1977.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
1 1 Application for nomination to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1979
1 2 Bank statements, California banks, 1972-1976
1 3 Bank statements, East Coast banks, 1971-1974
1 4 Billing statements, 1974-1976
1 5 Bills and other financial documents, 2007-2009 [1 of 5]
1 6 Bills and other financial documents, 2007-2009 [2 of 5]
1 7 Bills and other financial documents, 2007-2009 [3 of 5]
2 1 Bills and other financial documents, 2007-2009 [4 of 5]
2 2 Bills and other financial documents, 2007-2009 [5 of 5]
2 3 Bills and receipts, 1972, 1977-1979
OP1 1 Bond, Horace Mann, subject file, 1970-1971
2 4 Bond, Horace Mann and Julia Washington, subject file, 1972-1975
2 5 Bond, Julian, proposed shelter, 1973 May
2 6 Black Belt Community Health Center (Epes, Alabama), subject file, 1972-1974
2 7 Book proposal, The First Day of the New Year [co-authored with Pearl (Cleage) Lomax], 1972-1973
2 8 California State Bar Association, 1972-1978 [1 of 2]
3 1 California State Bar Association, 1972-1978 [2 of 2]
3 2 Capital Improvements, City of Atlanta, Georgia, Volume VI, 1966 December
3 3 Carmichael, Stokely, subject file, 1967-1971
3 4 Checks and check stubs, West Coast office account, 1972-1974
AV1 - Children speaking, undated [side A], Unidentified commentary on police, undated [side B] [original: audiocassette]
3 5 Civil Rights and Negligence Law Workshop, National Lawyers Guild, 1963
3 6 Clippings, 1962-1967
3 7 Clippings, 1972-1974 [1 of 2]
4 1 Clippings, 1972-1974 [2 of 2]
4 2 Clutchette, John, correspondence, 1978
4 3 Clutchette, John, subject file, 1973
4 4 Community Fellows Program, Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts), 1973 August-October
AV1 - Conversation with Olga about delinquent kids and about Kiko, undated [side A], copy of Tackwood, undated [side B] [original: audiocassette]
4 5 Correspondence, general file, 1962-1963
4 6 Correspondence, general file, 1964
4 7 Correspondence, general file, 1965
4 8 Correspondence, general file, 1966
4 9 Correspondence, general file, 1967-1969
4 10 Correspondence, general file, 1970-1971
5 1 Correspondence, general file, 1972 [1 of 3]
5 2 Correspondence, general file, 1972 [2 of 3]
5 3 Correspondence, general file, 1972 [3 of 3]
5 4 Correspondence, general file, 1973
5 5 Correspondence, legal clients, 1965
5 6 Correspondence, prison inmates, 1971-1973
5 7 Correspondence, with Atlanta office from California, 1971-1974 [1 of 2]
6 1 Correspondence, with Atlanta office from California, 1971-1974 [2 of 2]
6 2 Course materials, Afro-American Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1977
OP1 2 Course materials, Afro-American Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1977
6 3 Credit card statements, 2001
6 4 Croskey consent decree, advisory board, 2009
6 5 East Point, Georgia, condemnations, 1956-1964
6 6 Expenses, automobiles and appliances, 1971-1974
6 7 Financial records, Serena Richardson, 1996-2003 [1 of 2]
6 8 Financial records, Serena Richardson, 1996-2003 [2 of 2]
6 9 Formation of law partnership in Columbus, Georgia, 1972
6 10 Friedman, Leon (Pantheon Books), correspondence, 1964-1965
AV1 - Gateway Academy news media archives, undated [original: VHS]
6 11 Greene, Linda Sheryl, subject file, 1968-1975
7 1 Handwritten notes, unidentified, circa 1960s
7 2 Handwritten notes, various cases, 1964
7 3 Insurance policies, home and automotive, Howard and Jane Bond Moore, 1975-1982
7 4 Insurance policies, life, Howard and Jane Bond Moore, 1971-1975 [1 of 2]
7 5 Insurance policies, life, Howard and Jane Bond Moore, 1971-1975 [2 of 2]
7 6 The James Bond Family Corporation Association, subject file, 1971
7 7 Journal, deposit log, 1971 January-1972 February
7 8 King and King Realty and Insurance Company [SNCC vehicle insurance], 1964-1965
8 1 Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, Mississippi Field office docket, 1966
8 2 Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, prospectus, 1964-1965
8 3 Lease materials, home of Ronald Dellums, 1971-1978 [1 of 2]
8 4 Lease materials, home of Ronald Dellums, 1971-1978 [2 of 2]
8 5 Leavenworth Brothers, subject file, 1974 [1 of 2]
8 6 Leavenworth Brothers, subject file, 1974 [2 of 2]
8 7 Legal Services Training Program (New Orleans, Louisiana), 1972
8 8 The Leigh Bureau, speaker's contracts, 1972-1974
8 9 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Community Fellows Program, 1972-1973
8 10 Moore, Bessie S., autopsy report, 1971
AV1 - Moore, Jr., Howard, and Jane Bond Moore [?], undated [original: audiocassette]
8 11 Moore, Howard, Jr., biographical sketch for speaking engagements, 1932-1975
9 1 Moore, Howard, Jr., copies of speeches and articles authored, 1969-1974 [1 of 2]
9 2 Moore, Howard, Jr., copies of speeches and articles authored, 1969-1974 [2 of 2]
9 3 Moore, Howard, Jr., speaking engagements, 1972-1973 [1 of 2]
9 4 Moore, Howard, Jr., speaking engagements, 1972-1973 [2 of 2]
9 5 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, application for General Counsel position, 1979-1980
9 6 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Legal Defense and Educational Fund, correspondence and docket reports, 1964-1967
9 7 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Jack Greenberg file, 1964-1972
9 8 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Legal Defense and Educational Fund, subject file, 1963-1965
9 9 National Broadcasting Corporation, white paper "Oswald and the Law," 1965 February 9
10 1 National Conference of Black Lawyers, 1971-1974 [1 of 3]
10 2 National Conference of Black Lawyers, 1971-1974 [2 of 3]
10 3 National Conference of Black Lawyers, 1971-1974 [3 of 3]
10 4 Office car, Volkswagen, 1969-1972
10 5 Other professional papers (notes, memoranda, financial records), 1960-1972 [1 of 2]
10 6 Other professional papers (notes, memoranda, financial records), 1960-1972 [2 of 2]
10 7 Other professional papers (notes, memoranda, financial records) 2004-2010
OP1 3 Printed material, Black Panther Party, circa 1960s
10 8 Printed material, civil rights and civil liberties, 1968-1969
11 1 Printed material, other printed material, 1963-1969
11 2 Printed material, prison conditions in California, 1970-1971 [1 of 2]
11 3 Printed material, prison conditions in California, 1970-1971 [2 of 2]
11 4 Printed material, serials, 1963-1972 [1 of 2]
11 5 Printed material, serials, 1963-1972 [2 of 2]
OP1 4 Proposed legislation, State of Georgia, circa 1967-1968
11 6 Proposed travel, People's Republic of China, 1972
11 7 Reginald Heber Smith Community Fellowship Program (Howard University), 1971-1972
11 8 Report, "The Death Penalty in Georgia," 1965
11 9 Report, "Student Achievement in Atlanta Public Schools," 1966
12 1 Research files, autobiography preparation notes, 1964-1973
12 2 Research files, bar notes regarding community property, 1971
12 3 Research files, bar notes regarding real property, undated
12 4 Research files, bar notes regarding torts, undated
12 5 Research files, bar notes regarding trusts, undated
12 6 Research files, bar notes regarding wills, undated
12 7 Research files, California cases, 1948-2009 [1 of 3]
13 1 Research files, California cases, 1948-2009 [2 of 3]
13 2 Research files, California cases, 1948-2009 [3 of 3]
13 3 Research files, cases on conspiracy and circumstantial evidence, 1919-1972 [1 of 2]
13 4 Research files, cases on conspiracy and circumstantial evidence, 1919-1972 [2 of 2]
13 5 Research files, civil liberties, 1967-1968
13 6 Research files, decisions and statutes regarding drug possession and conspiracy, 1940-1974 [1 of 2]
14 1 Research files, decisions and statutes regarding drug possession and conspiracy, 1940-1974 [2 of 2]
14 2 Research files, decisions regarding contempt, 1907-1974 [1 of 5]
14 3 Research files, decisions regarding contempt, 1907-1974 [2 of 5]
14 4 Research files, decisions regarding contempt, 1907-1974 [3 of 5]
14 5 Research files, decisions regarding contempt, 1907-1974 [4 of 5]
14 6 Research files, decisions regarding contempt, 1907-1974 [5 of 5]
14 7 Research files, decisions regarding criminal discovery, 1956-1963
15 1 Research files, decisions regarding employment discrimination, 1969-1975 [1 of 4]
15 2 Research files, decisions regarding employment discrimination, 1969-1975 [2 of 4]
15 3 Research files, decisions regarding employment discrimination, 1969-1975 [3 of 4]
15 4 Research files, decisions regarding employment discrimination, 1969-1975 [4 of 4]
15 5 Research files, decisions regarding identification procedures, 1964-1972
15 6 Research files, decisions regarding right to jury trial in civil rights cases, 1958-1973
15 7 Research files, DeKalb County, Georgia, juvenile cases, 1968
15 8 Research files, federal removal of Civil Rights Act cases, 1964
15 9 Research files, Greene County, Alabama, 1956-1966
15 10 Research files, materials sent by Anthony Amsterdam, circa 1960s
16 1 Research files, notes regarding bail pending appeal, 1915-1947
16 2 Research files, peaceful demonstrations, 1964
16 3 Research files, pleadings, 1971-1974
16 4 Research files, political prisoners, 1970-1971 [1 of 2]
16 5 Research files, political prisoners, 1970-1971 [2 of 2]
16 6 Research files, Selective Service Law Reporter, 1971 [1 of 3]
16 7 Research files, Selective Service Law Reporter, 1971 [2 of 3]
16 8 Research files, Selective Service Law Reporter, 1971 [3 of 3]
17 1 Research files, Selective Service system, 1967-1968
17 2 Research files, Selective Service system, 1970-1971
17 3 Research files, sit-in cases in Montgomery, Alabama, circa 1960s
OP1 5 Research files, state laws on race and color [compiled by Pauli Murray], 1951
17 4 Rindskopf, Peter Eric, eulogy and fellowship, 1971-1973
17 5 San Quentin Six Defense Committee, subject file, 1973-1976
17 6 Separated material from audiovisual materials, circa 1960s
Folder consisting of envelopes that originally held audiotapes.
17 7 Sharon Street rental property, financial documents, 1965-1970 [1 of 2]
17 8 Sharon Street rental property, financial documents, 1965-1970 [2 of 2]
17 9 Simmons, Norbert A. (Bud), correspondence, 1971-1973
17 10 Socialist Workers Party, subject file, 1971-1972
17 11 Southern Educational Research Institute, Incorporated, 1968-1970
17 12 Southern Legal Assistance Project, tax matter, 1969-1974
18 1 Speech, "Does Justice Have a Skin Color? Is It a Skin Game?" North Carolina Central University School of Law, 13 April 1973
18 2 Speech, "From Chattel Slavery to Equal Employment Opportunity: The Bitter Harvest of Black Labor," 1972
18 3 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Mississippi file, 1963
18 4 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Mississippi file, 1964
18 5 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), organizing file, 1967
18 6 Subversive Activities Control Act, civil rights organization files, 1968 [1 of 2]
18 7 Subversive Activities Control Act, civil rights organization files, 1968 [2 of 2]
19 1 Tax returns, Howard and Jane Bond Moore, 1970-1977
19 2 Travel and expense vouchers and receipts, 1972 July-August
19 3 United Nations Summer Seminar on Racial Discrimination and Colonialism in South Africa, correspondence, 1967
19 4 Vacation, Tahoe City, California, 1972
19 5 Williams, Sylvia Olivia, subject file, 1987
AV1 - Williams, Sylvia Olivia, undated [original: audiocassette]
19 6 Wyzanski, Charles E., correspondence, 1961-1974
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