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Moore, Sir Norman, 1847-1922 (1st Baronet, physician and Irish scholar)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1847 - 1922

Biography

Sir Norman Moore (1847-1922), 1st Baronet, physician, Irish scholar, read natural science at St. Catharines College, 1865-68, studied anatomy at St. Bartholomews Hospital, London, 1869, and was Warden, 1873-91. As well as studies in several branches of science, he visited Ireland annually and gained extensive knowledge of its language and history, corresponding with Standish Hayes OGrady (1832-1915). He contributed 459 essays to the Dictionary of National Biography, and was an expert in military history. Moore married Amy Leigh Smith (1859-1901) in 1880: their elder son Alan Hilary Moore (1882-1959) succeeded to the baronetcy. He married Milicent Ludlow in 1903. Moore became President of the Royal College of Physicians in 1918 and was made Baronet in 1919. He left his books to his wife, and his manuscripts, including a large number of Standish OGradys transcripts from Irish Manuscripts, to his son Alan, with a wish that both should be given to CUL. Of the books CUL took those which it did not already possess.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Irish items from the collection of Sir Norman Moore, 1650-1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2766.20
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, poems, prose and songs.

Dates: 1650-1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Norman Moore: Bequest of Irish books MSS

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9552
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the transfer of Moores books and MSS to CUL, lists of books, 1923-25. [1-54] Correspondence, SIR ALAN MOORE, MILICENT, LADY MOORE, FRANCIS JENKINSON, EDWARD THOMAS, CHARLES SAYLE, ALWYN SCHOFIELD (1923-25) [55-56] Obituaries: Death of Sir Norman Moore, Sussex Express, 8 DEC 1922; Alan Moore, Sir Norman Moore, booklet, n.d. [57-59] Lists of Moores books, memoranda, 1923. [60] Miscellanea. Formerly Res.a.11285.

Dates: 1923-1925
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Sir Norman Moore: correspondence, 1889-1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2766.20.1-4
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Includes correspondence, poems, prose and songs.

Dates: 1889-1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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Archival Object 2
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Subject
Ireland 1
Poems 1
Songs 1
 

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