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Davis Moore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M267

Davis Willett Moore was born in in Atlanta, Georgia in 1911 and died in Denver in 1997. Moore attended the University of Colorado and graduated from Yale University in 1932. Moore worked for First National Bank of Denver and retired in 1968 as executive senior vice president and during World War II he served as lieutenant commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve in Washington D.C. Moore was a philanthropist who gave gifts to the Denver Art Museum, and was involved in the Denver Public Library Foundation, the Yale Library Association, the Central City Opera House Association and others. This collection contains pamphlets, invitations, exhibit information and other brochures from these associations and other groups including the Groiler Club and the California Book Club.

Dates

  • 1940-1999
  • Majority of material found within 1950-1991

Creator

Extent

3 Linear Feet (1 record box, 1/2 record box, 1 scrapbook box)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains pamphlets, booklets, programs and exhibit information from a variety of clubs and associations that Davis Moore belonged to. These clubs include the Grolier Club, the Yale Library Association, the Book Club of California, the Biographical Society of America, and others.

Biographical / Historical

Davis Willett Moore was born in in Atlanta Georgia in 1911 and died in Denver in 1997. Moore attended the University of Colorado and graduated from Yale University in 1932. Moore worked for First National Bank of Denver and retired in 1968 as executive senior vice president. During World War II he served as lieutenant commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve in Washington D.C. Moore was a philanthropist who gave gifts to the Denver Art Museum, and was involved in the Denver Public Library Foundation, the Yale Library Association, the Central City Opera House Association and others

Arrangement

The collection is partially arranged by organization

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Denver CO 80208
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