Preliminary Guide to the Marie Moree Papers 1928-1995

Summary Information

Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
Moree, Marie.
Preliminary Guide to the Marie Moree Papers
Date [inclusive]
1 Linear foot of shelf space, 1 Box
(MASC staff use) 2-10-07-3
Collection materials are in English.
This collection consists of personal papers and household records of Marie L. Moree (1910-2011) of Pullman, WA, from 1928 to 1995.

Preferred Citation

[Item description]

Preliminary Guide to the Marie Moree Papers, 1928-1995 (MS.1997.12)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Marie L. (Savage) Moree (1910-2011) was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Arts from Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University) before marrying Ray Moree (1913-1998) of Ellensburg, WA, in 1941. Ray and Marie moved to Pullman, WA, where he served as a Professor of Zoology at Washington State University from 1942-1977. Marie remained in Pullman until her death in 2011.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of personal papers and household records of Marie L. Moree (1910-2011) of Pullman, WA, from 1928 to 1995. This collection contains diaries with daily entries throughout Marie's lifetime, as well as handwritten household account books noting weekly and monthly expenses, records of food canning, and local events. These papers provide extensive information about the household economics of the Moree family, specifically from the time they moved to Pullman in 1942 to 1995.

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This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections  © 2020

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to Washington State University Libraries by Marie Moree in 1997 (MS.1997.12).

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Related Materials

Related Material

Ray Moree Papers (MS.2011.20)

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Names and Subjects

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pullman (Wash.)

Personal Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Moree, Marie -- Archives.
  • Moree, Ray -- Archives.


  • Home economics.
  • Account books.
  • Nuclear Families.
  • Cold War.
  • Diaries -- Specimens.
  • Homemakers -- Records and correspondence.
  • Homemakers -- Washington (State) -- History -- Sources.
  • Women
  • Washington (State)

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