Preliminary Guide to the Ray Moree Papers, 1932-1981
MS.2011.20

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Moree, Ray
Title
Ray Moree Papers
ID
MS.2011.20
Date [inclusive]
1932-1981
Extent
0.75 Linear feet 2 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC staff use) 1-38-6-4
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical Note

Ray Moree (1913-1998) was born in Ellensburg, WA. He attended Washington State College from 1932-1937, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Zoology. He then attended the University of Michigan for graduate school, where he received a Ph.D. in Zoology in 1942. He married Marie L. Savage (1910-2011) of Ann Arbor, MI, in 1941. The couple moved to Pullman, WA, where Ray served as a professor of Zoology at Washington State College (later Washington State University) from 1942 to 1977. He remained in Pullman until his death in 1998.

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Collection Description

This collection consists of professional and personal papers, most pertaining to Ray Moree's work as a Zoologist at Washington State College (later Washington State University). The collection contains research records and professional correspondence, as well as personal documents including a 1941 autobiography, correspondence with his wife, Marie Moree, from 1943 to 1981, and a diary documenting his service in the Civilian Conservation Corps. The collection also contains materials apparently unrelated to Ray Moree, pertaining to the Pullman Women’s Golf Club from 1949 to 1963, correspondence of John "Jack" Hayden from 1932 to 1945, and papers of Max Hinrichs.

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Organization of Collection

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

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

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Richard Old donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2011 (MS.2011.20).

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Marie Moree diaries and household accounts (MS.1997.12); Centennial Oral History Project (Archives 202), Ray Moree oral history interview.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pullman (Wash.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Hayden, John H.
  • Moree, Ray

Subject(s)

  • Diaries -- Specimens
  • Zoology -- Research--Archives

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