Processing information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/06 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
The collection contains two copies of a letter written by Charles W. Moores as Corresponding Secretary of the YMCA of Indianapolis. The letter gives information about the YMCA of Indianapolis.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Charles W. Moores, Sr. letter, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Charles W. Moores was born on November 2, 1828, in Vermillion County, Illinois. After graduating from Wabash College in 1852, he moved to Indianapolis to teach at the State Institution for the Deaf and Dumb. He married Julia Dumont Merrill with whom he had two sons, Merrill and Charles W., Jr. His poor health had kept him from military service until the Civil War. In 1864, he enlisted in the 132nd Indiana Infantry and died a short time later in Stevenson, Alabama.