Personal papers of Douglas Moore
This collection includes personal papers, a libretto, and manuscript for the opera "Carry Nation."
- Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.
All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or email@example.com, 9-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material cannot be accommodated.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of Douglas Moore
Douglas Moore is an operatic composer who was commissioned by the University of Kansas to create an opera for its centennial celebration in 1966. The opera, "Carry Nation," was premiered at the University of Kansas on April 28, 1966. Moore won a Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for his "Giants in the Earth" and the New York Critics Circle Award in 1959 for the "Ballad of Baby Doe." Moore was a Rose Morgan visiting professor at the University of Kansas during the spring semester of 1966.
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Language of Materials
Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)
- Guide to the Douglas Moore Collection
- Personal papers of Douglas Moore
- Finding aid prepared by sk, 2005. Finding aid encoded by sk, 2005. Finding aid revised by skt, 2010; mwh, 2021.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Personal papers of Douglas Moore, University Archives, PP 18, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States