Papers of Elinor A. Moore

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1920-5, 1948-72; notes, papers, prints and photographs relating to Palestine; autograph and typescript drafts of Miss Moore's published works and photoprints or negatives of related materials.

Administrative / Biographical History

Elinor A.Moore was the Librarian of University College, Southampton, during World War I, moving to Jerusalem to teach at the British High School for Girls (later Jerusalem Girls' College) in 1920. She was involved with teaching and relief work in Jerusalem and Amman from this time until her retirement in 1957. She produced three books: Ancient churches of Old Jerusalem-the evidence of the pilgrims (Beruit, 1961); Some soldier martyrs of the early Christian church in East Jordan and Syria (Beruit, 1964); and The early church in the Middle East (Beruit, 1968).

Conditions Governing Access

The Special Collections Division is available for anyone to use, regardless of whether you are attached to an academic institution. Access to the Archives and Manuscripts and Rare Books reading room, however, is by prior appointment to access the manuscript material. See our website for more details.