Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University
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Wayne E. Moore Papers
Moore, Wayne E.
.5 cubic feet (in 1 box)
His papers consist mainly of his obituary and correspondence with other professors about their collaborative research on petroleum in the Michigan Basin.
Language: The material is in English
Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Access and Use
Wayne E. Moore Papers are open for research.
A few publications in the collection are under copyright otherwise copyright is unknown.
Wayne E. Moore Papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
Arrangement is alphabetical by topic, then chronological.
Wayne E. Moore (1919-2009) was born in Illinois to Ruth and Ernest O. Moore. He graduated from the University of Illinois and earned a Ph.D. from Cornell as a geologist. He worked for Chevron Oil and taught at Virginia Tech and Central Michigan University, 1971-1986. His research interest was petroleum, particularly in the Michigan Basin. During World War II, Wayne served in India with the CBI (China-Burma-India) troops. His wife, Ethel, and children: Carol, Sarah, Irene, and Bruce, and his grandchildren survived him. Wayne E. Moore was buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minnesota. (This information is from his obituary, 2009.)
Collection Scope and Content Note
Papers include his Obituary, 2009; [published] Articles, 1981, 1984 and a Presentation, 1974; Correspondence with Professor Jeffrey A. Nunn and Philip A. Meyers about research, 1978-1985; and Oil Spring Project Research Materials, 1958, 1983. A few graphs are included with his research correspondence and published articles.
- Central Michigan University. Faculty.
- Central Michigan University. Geology Dept.
- Geology--Michigan Basin (Mich. and Ont.)
- Petroleum--Michigan Basin (Mich. and Ont.)
- Petroleum--Geology--Michigan Basin (Mich. and Ont.)
| Container / Location
Wayne E. Moore Papers. [series]:
Obituary, Funeral Notice, May, October 2009
Articles; Presentation, 1981, 1984; 1974
Correspondence with Professor Jeffrey A. Nunn, LSU, re: Thermal Subsidence article, 1982-1985
Correspondence with Professor Philip A. Meyers, UM, re: Comparison of Michigan Basin Crude Oils, drafts, 1981-1983
Correspondence with Professor Philip A. Meyers, UM, re: Oil on the Loose article, drafts, 1978-1984
Oil Springs Project, Reference Materials, 1958, 1983