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Robert H. Moore, Jr. Files on Ernest Gordon


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Consists of Robert Moore's files on Ernest Gordon (1916-2002), WWII veteran, author, and former Presbyterian dean of the Princeton University chapel, including correspondence, applications, programs, clippings, and other materials relating to Moore's nomination of Gordon for the 2002 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion; the motion picture To End All Wars (2001) based on Gordon's book Through the Valley of the Kwai (1962) (including the DVD); Gordon's death; and CREED (Christians Efforts for the Emancipation of Dissidents). Correspondents include Gordon and other notable figures.

Gifts of Robert H. Moore, 2015 (AM 2015-57, AM 2016-14)

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This collection includes a CD, DVD, one 3.5" floppy disk (1.44 MB, IBM formatted) of a Word document, 2001, and 2 audiocassettes.

This collection was processed by Faith Charlton in February 2015. Finding aid written by Faith Charlton in February 2015.

No materials were separated during 2015 processing.

Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Author
Faith Charlton
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Collection Inventory

2002 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion Nomination, 2001-2002. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Ernest Gordon's Death, 2002. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

CREED (Christians Efforts for the Emancipation of Dissidents), 1985-2015. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence from Gordon.

Physical Description

1 folder

To End All Wars Motion Picture (2001), 1979-2001. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Ernest Gordon's Speech to the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), 1987. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Given to the 199th General Assembly of the Church at Biloxi, Mississippi on June 13, 1987.

2 audiocassettes

Also includes a CD with Robert H. Moore's transcription of the speech.

Physical Description

1 folder

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