Cunningham, Laura Moore, 1869-1963.
- Papers, ca. 1885-1974
- ca. 3 ft.
- Civic and social leader of Boise, Idaho; Laura Belle Moore.
- Finding aid online
Correspondence (1889-1962), diaries (1907, 1928, 1959-61), literary notes, composition books, school papers, financial records, cooking and gardening notes, travel memorabilia, clippings, photos, and other papers, documenting Mrs. Cunningham's family and personal interests, education, and her role in Boise society and civic affairs; together with papers relating to the Idaho Children's Home and other philanthropies. Includes reports prepared as chairman of the Columbian Club's Town and Village Improvement Committee (1904) and Volunteer Committee of the Boise Chapter, American Red Cross (1927-1939); correspondence, diaries, notes, menus, postcards, and other memorabilia from trips to Europe (1907, 1928); letters (1947, 1950) from Francis Guzak, an Air Force officer, describing military service and political situation in occupied Germany; receipts (1898-1940) for furnishing for the Moore-Cunningham house in Boise; and financial papers (1969-1974) relating to the Laura Moore Cunningham Trust and Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation. Correspondents include Mary Borah, Fanny Lyon Cobb, Geraldine Dewey, Nellie Ballantine Kendall, and Elizabeth Hasbrouck Shrady.
Gift of Carol L. MacGregor, Boise, Idaho, 1989
Forms part of: Moore-Cunningham-Bettis collection (MSS 100)