Hiram Moore Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1429
Creators:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851
Moore, Hiram
Dates:
1835-1932
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 tray
Repository:
The collection documents Hiram Moore's invention of a harvesting machine.

Content Description
Content Description
The collection consists mostly of letters, but also includes legal documents, promissory notes, receipts, and other documents, relating to a harvesting machine invented by Moore, at the suggestion of his neighbor, lawyer John Hascall. There are some later letters regarding the disposition of Moore's letters, and clippings regarding a monument erected to Moore in Michigan and his invention.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is unarranged.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Hiram Moore Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
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.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Found in the collection of the Division of Work and Industry, National Museum of American History. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2017.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Agriculture Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Agricultural machinery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harvesting machinery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventions -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 1920-1930 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings -- 1930-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hascall, John Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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