Guide to the Clayton Moore "Lone Ranger" Collection
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0727
Creators:
Moore, Clayton, 1914-1999
Moore, Dawn A.
Dates:
1980-1999.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
5 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Archival materials documenting Moore's career as television's "Lone Ranger": biographical information; photographs, including appearances made by Moore, publicity photographs, and film stills; letters, financial and legal papers relating to Moore's work in endorsements after his retirement from television; and assorted papers, such as court documents, relating to a 1987 theft that Moore experienced; 24 tapes of oral history interviews conducted with Moore, and a copy of his published autobiography.

Arrangement
Arrangement
2 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Actor who portrayed "The Lone Ranger" on television and in motion pictures.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by Dawn A. Moore in 2000.

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Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Preferred Citation
Clayton Moore "Lone Ranger" Collection, 1980-1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Dawn A. Moore.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
The archival collection was donated along with artifacts, including the Lone Ranger mask and a bullet. The artifacts were donated to the Division of Cultural History.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives