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Ruth Moore:

A Preliminary Inventory of Her Papers in the Manuscript Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Creator: Ruth Moore, 1903-1989
Title: Ruth Moore Papers
Dates: 1943-1962
Extent: 5 boxes and 9 galley folders (2.1 linear feet)
Abstract: The Ruth Moore Papers contain manuscripts for eight of her works of fiction, as well one for a book of poetry, Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast: Ballads (1958).
Language: English
Access:

Open for research




Acquisition:

Gift, 1964

Processed by:

Hope Rider, 2004

Repository:

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center


The Ruth Moore Papers contain typescript drafts and galley files for eight of her works of fiction, as well a typescript for a book of poetry, Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast: Ballads (1958). There is also a letter to Moore from Elisabeth Hamilton at William Morrow & Company, Inc., concerning an award for her novel Jeb Ellis of Candlemas Bay (1952).


Additional Moore correspondence can be found in the papers of Thayer Hobson, her editor at William Morrow & Company, Inc.