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Leon (1924-2013) and Rae (1935-2013) Moses Collection

Identifier: 11/3/11/40

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  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection features materials used by Leon Moses as teaching and research materials, correspondence, and professional and personal writings. There is also a collection of materials from Rae Moses.


  • 1940s-2011


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Box 3 of the collection contains medical information, identifiable research subject information, and student record information, and is closed to researchers.


5 Boxes

Language of Materials



Leon Moses (1924-2013), was a professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University and served as faculty member in the Transportation Center. Rae Moses (1935-2013) was a faculty member in the Linguistics Department at Northwestern University, and held the positions of Director of the Women's Studies Program and Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences. The Leon and Rae Moses Collection comprises 5 boxes and features teaching and research materials, correspondence, and writings.


The Leon and Rae Moses Collection is organized into:

  • Leon Moses: organized into teaching materials; research materials
  • Rae Moses: biographical materials, and alphabetically-arranged topical folders
  • Restricted materials
  • Addition (1960-2013): alphabetically-arranged topical folders

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession #13-226 received from Jay Moses, November 2013.

Separated Materials

Approximately 3 linear inches of duplicate materials, blank paper, and photocopies/printouts were discarded.

Guide to the Leon (1924-2013) and Rae (1935-2013) Moses Collection
Sean Plagge and Joel Castellanos
November 2014
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Library Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US