Office of the Registrar (University of Michigan), records  1840-2003 (bulk 1867-1993)
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Contents List

Container / Location Title
 
Biographical [series]

Biographical contains miscellaneous sources of material, some written by Moore himself.

Box   1  
Miscellaneous
 
Correspondence [series]

The Correspondence series has been divided into four subseries, three by time period (and then alphabetically) and one for Moore's correspondence with Albert Krueger. Much of the 1927-1940 correspondence pertains to Moore's role as professor of electrical engineering at the University of Michigan, and covers a wide variety of topics in electrical engineering and teaching. The 1944-1964 correspondence focuses largely on biology and his research for an unpublished study entitled, "Comparative Animal Energy." The 1965-1984 correspondence consists largely of material describing Moore's retirement activities, particularly his traveling and electrostatics lectures and demonstrations. The Albert Krueger subseries covers the period, 1972-1981, and consists of correspondence with Krueger, a medical doctor at the University of California-Berkeley. Krueger's main area of interest involved the biological effects of air ionization.

 
 1927-1940 [subseries]
Box   1  
A-W (24 folders)

(include individual folders for Calvert, Dudley, Robertson, Rowley, and Seelig)

 
 1944-1964 [subseries]
Box   1  
A-W (22 folders)

(include individual folders for Bogert, Colbert, Macmillan, and Rowan)

 
 1965-1984 [subseries]
Box   1  
A
Box   1  
B (3 folders)
Box   1  
Blanchard
Box   1  
C (3 folders)
Box   1  
Conrad (3 folders)
Box   1  
D (2 folders)
Box   2  
Dunn (2 folders)
Box   2  
E (2 folders)
Box   2  
F (3 folders)
Box   2  
G (3 folders)
Box   2  
Gundlach (3 folders)
Box   2  
H (4 folders)
Box   2  
Harris
Box   2  
I
Box   2  
J
Box   2  
K (3 folders)
Box   2  
Kalbach (2 folders)
Box   2  
Kraus
Box   2  
L
Box   2  
M (2 folders)
Box   2  
Manning (2 folders)
Box   2  
Maurer
Box   2  
Masuda
Box   2  
Mayes
Box   2  
Meiner
Box   2  
Morris
Box   2  
Mc (2 folders)
Box   2  
N
Box   3  
O
Box   3  
P
Box   3  
Pers
Box   3  
Platt
Box   3  
Pollard
Box   3  
Pounder (4 folders)
Box   3  
R
Box   3  
Richards
Box   3  
Robin
Box   3  
Robinson
Box   3  
Rosenfeld
Box   3  
Rotelli
Box   3  
S (3 folders)
Box   3  
Saper
Box   3  
Singleton (2 folders)
Box   3  
T
Box   3  
U
Box   3  
Tassicker
Box   3  
Teal
Box   3  
Tribus
Box   3  
U
Box   3  
V
Box   3  
W (3 folders)
Box   3  
Walker
Box   3  
Walkup
Box   3  
Wallach
Box   3  
Watlington
Box   3  
Wedemeyer
Box   3  
Y
Box   3  
Z
 
Albert Krueger correspondence [subseries]
Box   3  
 1972-1978 (14 folders)
Box   4  
 1979-June 1981 (11 folders)
 
Tau Beta Pi  1926-1955 [series]

Tau Beta Pi, 1926-1955, contains that society's constitution and bylaws, minutes and memoranda of conventions, correspondence, budget sheets, applications, reports on the progress of student members and of various universities, and surveys on engineering education methods and war attitudes.

Box   4  
Applications  1932-1934
Box   4  
Budget sheets  1926-1931
Box   4  
Constitution and bylaws  1927,  1932,  1950
Box   4  
Conventions-minutes and memoranda  1931-1934 (2 folders)
Box   4  
Correspondence  1927-1955 (5 folders)
Box   4  
Reports--students  1932-1933
Box   4  
Reports--universities  1931
Box   4  
Survey of engineering education methods  1936
Box   4  
War attitudes survey  1941 (2 folders)
 
Naval Ordnance Laboratory  1941 [series]

The Naval Ordnance Laboratory series consists of one folder of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to Moore's work as a personnel recruiter for that organization in 1941.

Box   4  
Correspondence and memoranda  1941
 
Organizations  1916-1944 [series]

Organizations, 1916-1944, contains a variety of materials on various organizations: the Association of College Honor Societies, of which Moore served as president; the Junior Research Club, where he served as vice president; the Science Research Club; and the University Club, where he again served as president for a time.

Box   4  
Association of College Honor Societies  1925-1939 (4 folders)
Box   4  
Junior Research Club  1930-1944 (2 folders)
 
Science Research Club
 
Science Vignettes
Box   4  
#1-48  1976-1983 (with index)
Box   4  
Unindexed  1978-1985
Box   4  
Miscellaneous materials  1978-1985
Box   4  
Miscellaneous  1978-1998
Box   4  
University Club  1916-1942
 
Instructional Materials  1920s,  1940s,  1950s [series]

Instructional Materials has been divided into two subseries, 1920s and 1940s-1950s, both alphabetically arranged. A variety of subjects are included, among them materials pertaining to electrical and mechanical design schools, extension courses, convection, direct current motor designs, dry cells, heat diffusion, meters, magnets, radiation, and transient problems.

 
 1920s [subseries]
Box   4  
Electrical design school
Box   4  
Extension courses
Box   4  
Flux notes (2 folders)
Box   5  
Mechanical design school
Box   5  
Solenoid and starting motor-automobile
Box   5  
Syllabus-Electrical Engineering 5
Box   5  
Teaching and learning
 
 1940s 1950s [subseries]
Box   5  
Convection
Box   5  
Direct current motor design
Box   5  
Dry cells
Box   5  
Duncan Watt-Hour Meter
Box   5  
Heat diffusion
Box   5  
Horizontal cylinder in air
Box   5  
Interpolation
Box   5  
Lincoln Meter
Box   5  
Magnetic bridge
Box   5  
Magnets
Box   5  
Miscellaneous
Box   5  
Motor design
Box   5  
Radiation
Box   5  
Reactance
Box   5  
Series lockout magnet
Box   5  
Thermometers
Box   5  
Three dimensional field maps
Box   5  
Transformer points
Box   5  
Transient problems (2 folders)
 
Published Works  1917-1982 [series]

Published Works, 1917-1982, contains a variety of published articles and monographs, all, with the exception of a monograph published by the Hoover Steel Ball Company of Ann Arbor, written by Moore. Two of the monographs, Electrostatics and Invention, Creativity, and Discovery were marketed as regular trade books.

Box   5  
Evolution of the Steel Ball Industry,  1917
Box   5  
Miscellaneous  1926-1950
Box   5  
Hydrocal  1936
Box   5  
Heat Transfer Notes for Electrical Engineering,  1938
Box   5  
Eddy Currents in Disks; Driving and Damping Forces and Torques  1946
Box   5  
Electrospherics and Magnetospherics  1959,  1962
Box   5  
"The Magic Carpet: Water-Floated Magnetized Balls Form Standing Waves When Driven by A-C Magnetic Field,"  1964
Box   5  
Electrostatics,  1968
Box   5  
Invention, Creativity, and Discovery,  1969
Box   5  
Henry Rowland  1982
 
Unpublished Works  1947,  1977 [series]

The Unpublished Works series contains texts of two items: "Comparative Animal Energy" (1947), and "Spheres and Other Round Things" (1977) as well as various material on these works.

Box   5  
Comparative Animal Energy  1947 (5 folders)
Box   5  
Spheres and Other Round Things  1977 (4 folders)
 
Hydrocal  circa 1934-1954 [series]

The Hydrocal series, 1934-1954, contains material relating to Moore's invention that aided in the measurement of heat transfer of various surfaces. It includes a blueprint, calibrations, correspondence and memoranda,. a journal, descriptions of operations, and research notes.

Box   5  
Blueprint
Box   5  
Calibrations (4 folders)
Box   5  
Correspondence and memoranda  1934-1954
Box   5  
Journal  1948-1949
Box   5  
Operations
Box   6  
Research notes (5 folders)
 
Electrostatics Society Of America  1969-1982 [series]

Electrostatics Society of America, 1969-1980, contains, that organization's constitution and history, conference material, correspondence, business informal technical sessions material, membership lists, council actions, executive council meeting minutes, and Small Ion Committee materials.

Box   6  
Business Informal Technical Sessions  1974,  1976,  1978,  1980
 
Conferences
Box   6  
 1971
Box   6  
 1973
Box   6  
 1975
Box   6  
 1977,  1979,  1982
Box   6  
Constitution and history
Box   6  
Correspondence  1969-1982
Box   6  
Council action  1970-1972
Box   6  
Electrostatics Research Center  1980
Box   6  
Executive Council  1974
Box   6  
Membership  1971,  1973,  1978-1980
Box   6  
Miscellaneous
Box   6  
Small Ion Committee  1979
 
Reference Files-Electrostatics  circa 1930s-1980s [series]

Reference Files - Electrostatics, ca. 1930s-1980s, has been divided into two subseries of materials, applications and atmospheric. Both subseries are alphabetically arranged, with the applications files containing the far greater amount of material. Topics covered under applications include air pollution control, dirod, electrets, fluid mappers, generators hazards of electrostatics, heat transfer, imaging, Kirilian photography, marine oil tankers, miscellaneous, non-impact printing, plants, and static. The atmospheric files contains a bibliography, general material, and materials relating to the ionosphere, lightning, snow, and tornadoes.

 
Applications [subseries]
Box   6  
Air pollution control (2 folders)
Box   6  
Autopilots
Box   6  
Corona motor
 
Dirod
Box   6  
Accessories
Box   6  
Baby Dirod
Box   6  
Characteristics
Box   6  
Designs
Box   6  
Dirod I
Box   6  
Dirod II
Box   6  
Dirod Junior
Box   6  
Dirod VII
Box   6  
Manual
Box   6  
Notes
Box   6  
Performance
Box   6  
Dry coatings
Box   6  
Earphones and speakers
Box   6  
Electrets (2 folders)
Box   6  
Electrofax based papers
Box   6  
Electrostatics--definition
Box   6  
Electrostatics lecture demonstration
Box   6  
Fiber fractionation
Box   6  
Fluidization
Box   6  
Fluid mappers
Box   6  
Future of electrostatics
Box   6  
Generators (2 folders)
Box   6  
Gyroscope
Box   6  
Hazards of electrostatics
Box   7  
Heat transfer
Box   7  
Imaging
Box   7  
Kirilian photography
Box   7  
Levitation
Box   7  
Marine-oil tankers (7 folders)
Box   7  
Miscellaneous (4 folders)
Box   7  
Non-impact printing (2 folders)
Box   7  
Non-uniform fields
Box   7  
Plants
Box   7  
Rattleback
Box   7  
Static
Box   7  
Surgery
Box   7  
Wet coatings
 
Atmospheric [subseries]
Box   7  
Bibliography
Box   7  
General
Box   7  
Ionosphere
Box   8  
Lightning (7 folders)
Box   8  
Snow
Box   8  
Tornadoes
 
Ann Arbor City Council  1941-1958 [series]

The Ann Arbor City Council series, 1941-1958, contains a correspondence file as well as material relating to housing, sanitation, and urban renewal.

Box   8  
Correspondence and memoranda  1941-1956
Box   8  
Housing  1942-1949
 
Sanitation  1941-1956
Box   8  
Clippings  1952-1953
Box   8  
Correspondence and memoranda  1941-1956 (2 folders)
Box   8  
First National Conference on Trichinosis  1952
Box   8  
Second National Conference on Trichinosis  1954
 
Urban Renewal  1950-1958
 
Clippings
Box   8  
 1950,  1955
Box   8  
 1956
Box   8  
 1958 (2 folders)
Box   8  
Correspondence and memoranda  1955-1958 (4 folders)
 
Miscellaneous [series]

The Miscellaneous series includes a variety of information. A folder titled "Billiards" contains a 1942 paper written by Moore entitled "Mechanics of Billiards, and Analysis of Willie Hoppe's Stroke." A clippings file, ca. 1940-1974, contains newspaper and other clippings focusing on various aspects of Moore's life. In addition, there are six folders of photographs and a videocassette of Moore being interviewed.

Box   8  
Billiards  1942 Mechanics of Billiards, and Analysis of Willie Hoppe's Stroke,  1942
Box   8  
Clippings  1940-1974
Box   8  
Anne Benninghoff collected materials
Box   8  
Photographs (6 folders)

Photographs of various electrostatics equipment; also photos of Moore at meetings and with professional groups; and photos of billiards demonstration. demonstration

 
Videocassette produced by the Electrostatics Society of America and entitled "A.D. Moore Remembered (1895-1989).",  1992

The videocassette produced in 1992 consists of a conversation with Moore conducted by Bob Gundlach, Senior Research Fellow at Xerox, in 1977 in which Moore discusses and demonstrates through experiments his interest in electrostatics and its application to xerography.

Box   8  
A.D. Moore Remembered, interviewed by Bob Gundlach
Box   8  
University of Michigan College of Engineering Electrostatics lecture and demonstration, June 8,  1983 (2 videotapes (VHS (TM)))