Horace D. Moore papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of account books dealing with the various business enterprises of Horace D. Moore. Also included are account books and miscellaneous papers relating to his general store operations, his hotel (the Sherman House), and to his personal and household accounts.
- 1856 - 1925
- Majority of material found within 1856 - 1900
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Horace D. Moore (1821-1915) was a manufacturer of and dealer in tools and lumber, and general merchant. After a successful business career in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Moore began (1857) an extensive lumber and manufacturing business in Saugatuck, Michigan. He was involved in this operation until 1875, having cut more than 200 million feet of timber and employed many tugs and vessels for his business.
Moore devoted his remaining years to farming pursuits, to his land investments in Wisconsin and Illinois, and to his properties of various kinds elsewhere. Included are account books and miscellaneous papers relating to his general store operations, his hotel (the Sherman House), and to his personal and household accounts.
3 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder, 6 volumes in box, 47 volumes on shelf)
Language of Materials
Gift of Mrs. Earl DeLano, 1962-07-03. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University
Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Horace D. Moore Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- H. Siu
- March 1968
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.