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Frank Marshall Moorman papers 1879-1952; undated

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L111 (Text) 00000106296668 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.3 Cubic feet 1 manuscript box

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/05 by Jamie Dunn. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/27 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes photographs, certificates, newspaper articles, an autograph book and autographed and signed and typed and signed correspondence from Frank Marshall Moorman and others in Lafayette and Indianapolis, IN and elsewhere ranging from 1879 to 1952 and elsewhere regarding family matters, club business, and military orders, ranks and service.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Frank Marshall Moorman papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Frank Marshall Moorman was born in Covington, Indiana, on July 30, 1894, the only son of Robert R. and Anna (Yount) Moorman. He attended Purdue University (IN), graduating in 1918 with a degree in agriculture. While at Purdue, Moorman was a member of the Cadet Corps and attained the rank of captain. Following graduation, Moorman enlisted in the army at Camp Taylor, Kentucky May 15, 1918, and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant Aug. 26, 1918. After receiving training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, Moorman joined the 813 Pioneer Regiment, Infantry, which was sent to France as part of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. He participated in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive on the Western Front and was honorably discharged August 4, 1919. He lived in Kansas City, MO in 1920, working as a salesman for an auto company. Moorman returned to in Indianapolis, IN, working at Republic Coal and Coke Co. as a salesman and manager. In 1930, he was kidnapped and left tied to a fence in Nora, as his car was stolen; he released himself and found help. He was active in many clubs and was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Officers Reserve Corps of the United States Army. Moorman died December 20, 1968 and is buried in Maxville Cemetery, Maxville, Randolph County, IN. Information found within the collection"Moorman, Frank M.". 1920 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/01/27."Moorman, Frank M.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/01/27."Moorman, Frank M.". Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918. Retrieved 2016/01/27."Moorman, Frank Marshall". The Debris, Purdue University Yearbook, 1918. Retrieved 2013/05/08. U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Retrieved 2013/05/08.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from F. M. Moorman in 1971.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Moorman, Frank Marshall, 1894-1968.
United States. Army > Appointments and retirements.
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Lafayette (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence.

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