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 6: Committees--rosters, minutes, reportsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: General Provisions Committee. Includes correspondence, roster, reports, 1973, n.d. Photocopy, mimeograph, carbon. 9 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Style and Drafting Committee. Includes correspondence, notes on drafting, clipping, draft of education article, July-Sept. 1973. Photocopy. 4 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Executive Committee. Includes meeting and hearing reports, June-July 1973; quote from Debates.1875, 1930. Photo copy. 12 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Legislative Committee. Includes reports of public hearings and statements of Bill Meter, T. N. Welsh, Citizens for a Better Texas Legislature, May-June 1973. Photocopy. 11 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Judiciary Committee. Includes correspondence, reports, chart, June-Sept. 1973, n.d. Photocopy. 7 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Judiciary Committee. Recommendations from lawyers and judges, May-Sept., 1973, n.d. Typescript, photocopy. 12 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Local Government Committee. Includes meeting summaries, testimonies, correspondence, June-July 1973. Photocopy, mimeograph. 10 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Local Government Committee. Texas County Government: Let the People Choose, Texas Research League, 1972. Printed. 1 vol.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Finance Committee. Includes correspondence, clippings on Louisiana constitution, reports, June-Sept. 1973, n.d. Photocopy. 16 items.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Joint Planning Committee. Correspondence, Oct. 1973. Photocopy. 4 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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