Hugh Moore Fund Collection, 1922-1972 1939-1970

Creator
Moore, Hugh, 1887-1972 [Browse]
Format
Manuscript
Language
English
Description
  • 31 boxes
  • 2 folders
  • 10 items

Details

Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Compiled/​Created
1922-1972 1939-1970
Restrictions note
Collection is open for research use.
Summary note
  • The Hugh Moore Fund Collection consists of the files that belonged to Hugh Moore relating to his strong interest in the areas of world peace and world population. Moore established The Hugh Moore Fund in 1944 as a means of funding a number of organizations relating to these interests. Some of the materials in this collection pre-date 1944; these are the papers of organizations to which Moore belonged and which The Hugh Moore Fund supported.
  • Consists of correspondence, memoranda, articles, speeches, photographs, and posters belonging to Moore, relating to his interest in the areas of world peace and world population. The organizations which the Hugh Moore Fund supported or on which Hugh Moore served include the United Nations Association, the League of Nations, American Council on NATO, the Atlantic Citizen's Congress, the Atlantic Institute, and the Atlantic Union Committee. The subject files relating to the United Nations contain materials relating to Moore's involvement with the American Association for the United Nations (1937-1962), formerly known as the League of Nations Association and the United Nations Association. Materials relating to Moore's role as a consultant to the U.S. Delegation at the 1945 San Francisco conference to establish the United Nations are found as well, located under the Americans United for World Organization.
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