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A.G.T. Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-912

Scope and Contents

A.G.T. (Andrew Given Tobias) Moore was active in the forestry and lumber industries while also a forest conservationist. He wrote articles and papers on land utilization in addition to giving speeches throughout the United States. Moore was on the Board of Trade, New Orleans and Gainesville, Florida; traffic manager of Southern Pine Association, New Orleans; and director of the Southeast and Southwest Shippers Regional Advisory Board. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence (1920s-1970s), addresses and articles written by Moore on lumber transportation cost problems and forest conservation, as well as photographs of logging operations.

Dates

  • 1913-1970
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1920s-1950s
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/08/1981

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

A.G.T. (Andrew Given Tobias) Moore (1889-1961) was active in the forestry and lumber industries while also a forest conservationist. He wrote articles and papers on land utilization in addition to giving speeches throughout the United States. His addresses and articles were often about lumber transportation cost problems and forest conservation. Moore was on the Board of Trade, New Orleans and Gainesville, Florida; was traffic manager of Southern Pine Association, New Orleans; and was director of the Southeast and Southwest Shippers Regional Advisory Board.

Extent

10.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by topic, then chronologically, as follows: biographical material, correspondence, addresses by Moore, forest and lumber-related articles and papers, Southern Pine Association material, photographs, and volumes. The collection consists of ten boxes.

Source of Acquisition

Children of A.G.T. Moore.

Other Descriptive Information

OCLC Number: 792753800

Processing Information

Collection processed by H.B.
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
LAC Group
Date
07/07/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US