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Elizabeth Moore papers

 Collection — folders: 1-2
Call Number: RH MS P798


The Elizabeth Moore papers are those of a native Kansan and long time educator in Atchison, Kansas.


  • Creation: approximately 1980


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Elizabeth Moore

Elizabeth Celeste Carrington was born to Bert Carrington and Edna Boyston Carrington on Nov. 12, 1920 at Topeka, Kansas. She graduated from Topeka High School in 1939 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia, Kansas, in 1943. She went on to teach at the Kansas State Children's Receiving Center (now The Youth Center), Atchison, Kansas, becoming one of the Center's first African American teachers.

Carrington married Gilbert R. Moore on July 11, 1942 in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. Together they had two children, Gilbert Michael Moore and Deborah Jean Eatmon.

Mrs. Moore retired from teaching after 37 years. She remained active in the Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, the Retired Teachers Association, and Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church. Moore died on May 31, 2000, in Atchison.


2 folders

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Scope and Contents

The Elizabeth Moore papers are undated and consist of two items, both of which are photocopies. The first item is a Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church appreciation announcement and the second is a newspaper clipping. Arrangement is alphabetical.

Physical Location

RH MS P798

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Elizabeth Moore, 1988.

Guide to the Elizabeth Moore Collection
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Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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Preferred citation
Elizabeth Moore Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P798, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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