Ernest Carroll Moore (1871-1955) was born in Youngstown, Ohio. He was the president of the Los Angeles State Normal School
(1917-19), professor of education and director, UCLA (1919-29), vice-president of UCLA (1929-31), provost of UCLA (1931-36)
and professor of philosophy and education (1936-41). He was also the author of many books on education. The collection contains
personal correspondence, materials from the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, clippings about Moore, papers concerning education
in the Los Angeles area, reprints of articles sent to Moore, a catalog of Moore's library, and microfilm of Moore's diaries,
appointment books, and commonplace books.
Moore was born on July 20, 1871 in Youngstown, Ohio; attended Ohio Normal University, Columbia University, and University
of Chicago; resident worker at University Settlement, New York (1894-95) and Hull House, Chicago (1896-98); superintendent
of Los Angeles schools, 1906-10; professor of education at Yale (1910-14) and Harvard (1913-17); president, Los Angeles State
Normal School, 1917-19; professor of education and director, UCLA, 1919-29; vice-president, UCLA, 1929-31; provost, UCLA,
1931-36; professor of philosophy and education, 1936-41; director, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1936; trustee, Los Angeles
Philharmonic Orchestra, 1936; author of many books on education, including, I Helped Make a University (1952); died January 23, 1955 in Los Angeles.
22 boxes (11 linear ft.)
2 oversize boxes
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