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Name Moore, Nancy Elam, 1807-1889
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Image of Papers - Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995

Papers - Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995

Correspondence, speeches, and writings of Shaker scholar and English professor, Mary Julia Neal, a native of Auburn, Kentucky. Neal served as director of the Kentucky Library & Museum at Western Kentucky University from 1964 to 1972. Includes photos and correspondence with twentieth century eastern Shakers.

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Papers - Moore, Nancy Elam, 1807-1889

Letter written by Nancy Elam Moore, a Shaker at South Union, Kentucky, to her brother James Moore. She discusses her father's estate, particularly a piece of property located in Warren County, Ohio.

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Papers - Moore, Nancy Elam, 1807-1889

Journal of Nancy Elam Moore, an eldress of the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky, describing life in the community during the Civil War, 1861-1863, especially visitation and exploitation by both Union and Confederate forces. Includes a diary of unknown authorship recording daily life at the colony in 1866.

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Papers - Shakers, South Union, Ky.

Original and photocopies of diary detailing an eastern trip taken to visit Shaker societies in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts by Elder John Rankin, Brother Urban Johns, Eldress Betsy Smith and Sister Nancy E. Moore of South Union, Kentucky. Probably written by Eldress Betsy Smith.

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Records - Shakers - South Union, Kentucky

Diary of Shaker eldress Nancy E. Moore, and a journal, probably kept by Shaker eldress Lucy Shannon. The diary and journal record life in the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky, with Moore's diary focused on the Civil War years 1863-1864.

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Bookmark - Bookmark

Blue silk bookmark with the words "I am preparing for Heaven, N.E. Moore." cross stitched onto 22 count perforated paper. The inscription and geometric motif design that runs across the top quarter of the bookmark are cross stitched over one "thread" while the perforated paper was affixed to the ribbon using a half cross stitch. Bookmark was likely used by Shaker Eldress Nancy E. Moore of South Union, KY.