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Hiram Moore Collection

Creator:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851  Search this
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875  Search this
Names:
Hascall, John  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Letters (correspondence)
Promissory notes
Receipts
Date:
1835-1932
bulk 1835-1850
Summary:
The collection documents Hiram Moore's invention of a harvesting machine.
Content Description:
The collection consists mostly of letters, but also includes legal documents, promissory notes, receipts, and other documents, relating to a harvesting machine invented by Moore, at the suggestion of his neighbor, lawyer John Hascall. There are some later letters regarding the disposition of Moore's letters, and clippings regarding a monument erected to Moore in Michigan and his invention.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1834, Hiram Moore built and put into practical use the first successful grain combined harvester named Thresher which was patented in June 28, 1836 (US Patent: 9,793X).
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Agriculture  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Harvesting machinery  Search this
Inventions -- 19th century  Search this
Inventors -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings -- 1930-1950
Letters (correspondence) -- 19th century
Letters (correspondence) -- 1920-1930
Promissory notes
Receipts -- 19th century
Citation:
Hiram Moore Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1429
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Hiram Moore Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85309eb54-5f23-47da-a4e6-0923b2e66e0f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1429

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851  Search this
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1835-1836
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Hiram Moore Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Hiram Moore Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89a8e6b4a-b0dd-42da-a992-be8f978cab82
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1429-ref1

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851  Search this
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1837-1839
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Hiram Moore Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Hiram Moore Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ee702d34-b522-4a31-8626-1033b23270d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1429-ref2

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851  Search this
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1840-1844
Scope and Contents:
Includes a small notebook of expenses, 1841.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Hiram Moore Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Hiram Moore Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep864055c98-52c4-40aa-b662-ee7774381aeb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1429-ref3

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851  Search this
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1845-1850
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Hiram Moore Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Hiram Moore Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep897d69f1a-7851-4688-96d9-3bc60cc6cd17
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1429-ref4

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851  Search this
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1922, 1931-1932
Scope and Contents:
Includes newspaper clippings about Hiram Moore's harvester-thresher machine and the dedication of a boulder to the memory of Hiram Moore in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Hiram Moore Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Hiram Moore Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89ab75869-30d0-4625-a563-26f81895f6e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1429-ref5

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