L. G. Moore Papers, 1957-1974 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: L. G. Moore Papers, 1957-1974Add to your cart.

ID: A/21

Primary Creator: Moore, L. G.

Extent: 5.5 Linear Feet

Subjects: Constitutional law -- Texas, Moore, L. G. -- Correspondence, Texas. Constitutional Revision Commission -- Records and correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, agendas, committee minutes, bibliographies, and other materials used by the revision commission. Most items are printed or photocopied, but there are some original letters signed by Texas senators, legislators, judges, and other government officials.

Collection Historical Note

L. G. Moore, son of L. L. Moore, was born about 1936. He attended Central Heights High School and Harvard Labor Management School, and married Jerry Box of Nacogdoches, Texas. In 1972, while serving as a legislative representative for the International Union of Operating Engineers, he was chosen for the Texas Constitutional Revision Commission. The purpose of the commission was to study the need for constitutional change and to report recommendations to the Constitutional Convention (63rd Legislature). L. G. Moore became chairman of the Education Committee and was regional director of the International Union of Operating Engineers, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO.  (Information from donor)

Subject/Index Terms

Constitutional law -- Texas
Moore, L. G. -- Correspondence
Texas. Constitutional Revision Commission -- Records and correspondence


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box 1: Preparations for revision],
[Box 2: Preparations for revision, meetings, correspondence of Jim Ray],
[Box 3: Correspondence of Jim Ray, and Price Daniel Jr.],
[Box 4: Correspondence from individuals and groups; annotated sections],
[Box 5: Annotated sections; preliminary draft; newspaper clippings and publicity],
[Box 6: Committees--rosters, minutes, reports],
[Box 7: Education Committee--correspondence],
[Box 8: Education Committee--statements, reports],
[Box 9: Education Committee--printed sources, reports, articles],
[Box 10: Education Committee--printed sources, reports, articles; L. G. Moore correspondence],
[Box 11: Miscellaneous],
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Box 3: Correspondence of Jim Ray, and Price Daniel Jr.Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence of Jim Ray, Oct.-Dec. 1973. Includes separate statements, schedule of public hearings. Photocopy. 16 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence of Jim Ray, Mar. 21-Aug. 2, 1974. Includes clippings about Bill Hartman, and remarks of Price Daniel, Jr. Photocopy. 13 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Letter from Price Daniel, Jr. to L. G. Moore, May 27, 1973. Includes "Recipe for Reform;" statement, July 20, 1973. Typescript, photocopy, printed. 3 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letter from Price Daniel, Jr. to L. G. Moore, Feb. 12, 1974. Includes proposed education article. Typescript, photocopy. 2 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence from Price Daniel, Jr. to L. G. Moore, March 1-8, 1974, re: suffrage and education. Typescript, photocopy. 6 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence from Price Daniel, Jr. to L. G. Moore, Mar. 21-31, 1974, re: executive branch and suffrage. Typescript, photo copy. 8 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence from Price Daniel, Jr. to L. G. Moore, April 1974. Includes "Constitutional Convention Progress to Date," "A Summary Comparison of Articles," and "Preliminary Proposals of the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1974." Typescript, photocopy, printed. 6 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Letter from Price Daniel, Jr. to L. G. Moore, May 9, 1974. Includes reports on general provisions and the judiciary. Typescript, photocopy. 3 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Letter from Price Daniel, Jr. to L. G. Moore, May 13,1974. Includes drafts of articles on separation of powers and the legislature, with staff analyses. Typescript, photocopy. 5 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Letter from Price Daniel, Jr. to L. G. Moore, June 17, 1974. Includes drafts of articles on the judiciary and general provisions. Typescript, photocopy. 3 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Letter from Price Daniel, Jr. to L. G. Moore, July 3, 1974. Includes "Proposed New Constitution for Texas," July 2, 1974. Typescript, photocopy. 2 items.Add to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Preparations for revision],
[Box 2: Preparations for revision, meetings, correspondence of Jim Ray],
[Box 3: Correspondence of Jim Ray, and Price Daniel Jr.],
[Box 4: Correspondence from individuals and groups; annotated sections],
[Box 5: Annotated sections; preliminary draft; newspaper clippings and publicity],
[Box 6: Committees--rosters, minutes, reports],
[Box 7: Education Committee--correspondence],
[Box 8: Education Committee--statements, reports],
[Box 9: Education Committee--printed sources, reports, articles],
[Box 10: Education Committee--printed sources, reports, articles; L. G. Moore correspondence],
[Box 11: Miscellaneous],
[All]

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