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This collection consists of letters, news reports, correspondence, and photographs arranged in two series: I. Correspondence from Richard to Claire Moore and II. Miscellaneous News Reports, Correspondence, and Photographs collected by Richard Moore during his service in Vietnam.

The collection has been arranged chronologically; correspondence starts in September 1969 and continues until July 4, 1971. Two letters might be particularly interesting for researchers studying Stephen H. Warner, Gettysburg College Class of 1968: a February 15, 1971 letter that mentions Warner’s death and the relationship between Warner and Richard Moore and a June 27, 1971 letter that discusses Warner’s relationship with Gettysburg College. Most of the correspondences are typed letters signed.

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Publication Date

March 2004


Vietnam War, War correspondence, Gettysburg College, Stephen Warner, Stephen H. Warner


Asian History | History | Military History | Social History | United States History

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Finding Aid

MS-051: The Letters of Richard A. Moore to his Wife during the Vietnam War