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Charles Moore papers, 1914-1917

Moore, Charles, 1855-1942

Museum director


Collection Information

Size: 6.1 Linear feet, (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Business correspondence concerning the Detroit Museum of Art, the National Commission of Fine Arts, the Detroit City Planning and Improvement Commission, and the League to Enforce Peace; minutes of meetings of the National Commission of Fine Arts; published and unpublished writings including typescripts of lectures, handwritten manuscripts, notes, outlines, and galley proofs for Moore's HISTORY OF MICHIGAN; and Detroit Museum of Art bulletins and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum director; Detroit, Michigan. Directed Detroit Museum of Art 1914-1917. Later name changed to Detroit Institute of Arts.


Lent for microfilming by DIA Archives.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1887-1889 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Charles Moore papers, 1914-1917. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.