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Eva Moore Postcards:

A Guide

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Moore, Eva.
Title: Eva Moore Postcards
Dates: 1907-1911
Abstract: Eva Moore was a young lady who lived in Meridian, Texas, in 1907. By August 1908, Miss Moore had moved to Temple, Texas, where she received mail in care of Cheeves Bros. This collection of 236 postcards documents the casual correspondence among family, friends and sweethearts at the turn of the 20th century. The postcards themselves primarily feature floral motifs, but also bear best wishes for special occasions such as birthdays and holidays, romantic themes, and occasionally greetings from a particular locale.
Identification: AR571
Extent: 1 box (0.33 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

Little is known about Eva Moore except that she resided in Meridian, Texas, in 1907 and early 1908, then moved to Temple, Texas, apparently to work for Cheeves Bros.

Scope and Contents



The postcards have been arranged chronologically by their postmark date. Those postcards with illegible postmarks, with postmarks bearing only month and day, or postcards with no postmark have been assembled as undated cards.



Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Moore, Eva--Correspondence.
Meridian (Tex.)--Social life and customs.
Temple (Tex.)--Social life and customs.
Alternate Titles
Historical Manuscripts Collection

Related Material

AR311: Texas Postcard Collection

AR416: Jenkins Garrett Texas Postcard Collection

Administrative Information


Legacy gift, 2011.


Eva Moore Postcards, AR571, Box Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.


Legacy gift, 2011.

Accessioned as number 2011-90.

Processing Information

The postcards were cleaned, sleeved, and arranged by Ebone' Bruner.