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Russell F. "Jack" Moore and Eva Simpson Moore Collection

Identifier: A-0363

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of five series Cherokee County Historical Commission files on hisotrical markers and correspondence, research files on various topics, material from schools Jack worked at, personal material, and material from Dr. J.W. Moore.


  • Event: Donated 10/21/2020
  • 1851-1999

Language of Materials

The material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research

Biographical / Historical

Russell F. "Jack" Moore (1903-1999) was born in Dialville, Texas, the son of Dr. J. W. Moore and Armitta Ann Hammett. Eva Mae Simpson (1908-1997) was the daughter of Lee Lafayette Simpson and Lavada Artie Lockhart. Jack and Eva married in 1927.

Jack began his teaching carrer in 1923 and retired in 1972, which included the position of principal at the Jacksonville Junior High. He was interested in history, specifically Cherokee County, Texas. He wrote several articles and as president of the Cherokee County Historical Commission, for ten years, he wrote many Cherokee County histories.

Source: Cherokeean Herald, May 27, 1999


7.0 Cubic Feet


The collection consists of three bankers boxes, two clamshell boxes, and one oversized bundle.

Guide to the Russell F. "Jack" Moore and Eva Simpson Moore Collection
Linda Reynolds
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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository