A Guide to the Glenn Moore Collection of Fairfax County Ham Radio QSL Calling Cards, 1962-1977 Glenn Moore Collection of Fairfax County Ham Radio QSL Calling Cards MSS 06-101

A Guide to the Glenn Moore Collection of Fairfax County Ham Radio QSL Calling Cards, 1962-1977

A Collection in The Fairfax County Public Library

Record Group Number MSS 06-101


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Repository
Fairfax County Public Library
Record Group Number
MSS 06-101
Title
The Glenn Moore Collection of Fairfax County Ham Radio QSL Calling Cards, 1962-1977
Extent
0.25 linear feet
Creator
Moore, Glenn (1913-1998)
Language
English
Abstract
The Glenn Moore Collection of Fairfax County Ham Radio QSL Calling Cards, consists of 0.25 linear feet, and spans the years 1962-1977, and contains 11 calling cards for amateur radio operators in Fairfax County, Virginia. Subjects include amateur radio operation in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None

Use Restrictions

Consult repository for information

Preferred Citation

Glenn Moore Collection of Fairfax County Ham Radio QSL Calling Cards, MSS 06-101, Virginia Room, Fairfax County Public Library

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Karen A. Moore on September 19, 2018.

Processing Information

Chris Barbuschak, October 2018
EAD generated by Ross Landis, 2019


Historical and Biographical Information

Glenn Moore was born on November 24, 1913, to William N. and Ethel Moore in Milton, West Virginia and raised in Strafford, Missouri. He moved to the Washington, D.C. area in 1934, first working for the Department of Agriculture, and later the U.S. Navy. In 1940, Glenn Moore married Bethel Triplett. Moore enlisted in the U.S. Army on May 8, 1943, and served in the South Pacific until discharged in 1946. The Moores moved to Fairfax, Virginia in 1950, and had one daughter, Karen, born in 1953. Moore retired in 1969 as chief medical records administrator at the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. As a hobby, Glenn Moore operated an amateur radio station and sent emergency messages for the Red Cross. He was a member of the Northern Virginia FM Association. Moore died on December 16, 1998, at his home in Fairfax, Virginia.

Scope and Content

The Glenn Moore Collection of Fairfax County Ham Radio QSL Calling Cards, consists of 0.25 linear feet, and spans the years 1962-1977, and contains 11 calling cards for amateur radio operators in Fairfax County, Virginia. These unique decorative cards collected by Glenn Moore of Fairfax, Virginia, includes the radio operator’s name, call sign, and occasionally a personal note. Subjects include amateur radio operation in Fairfax County, Virginia.


Index Terms

  • Amateur radio stations - Virginia - Fairfax County
  • Moore, Glenn (1913-1998)

Container List

Box 1
Folder 1
Bob, Martha & Sandy Burkholder, 248 West Broad Street, Falls Church, VA, Undated
Box 1
Folder 2
Jack & Pat Gallaher, 111 Yorktown Dr., Fairfax, VA, Undated
Box 1
Folder 3
Charles & Ann Greer, Clifton, VA, 1962
Box 1
Folder 4
Rick Jordan, Falls Church, VA, Undated
Box 1
Folder 5
John & Fran March, 1143 John Marshall Dr., Falls Church, VA, Undated
Box 1
Folder 6
Russell J. Mize, 2139 Woodford Road, Vienna, VA, 1977
Box 1
Folder 7
Glenn, Bethel & Karen Moore, 200 West Milburn Street, Fairfax, VA, Undated
Box 1
Folder 8
Nelson, Faye & Wesley Payne, Fairfax, VA, 1962
Box 1
Folder 9
Carl & Betty Robey, Sr., Fairfax, VA, 1962
Box 1
Folder 10
Robert J. Seay, Vienna, VA, Undated
Box 1
Folder 11
Chuck & Kitty West, Fairfax, VA (Undertaker at Everly Funeral Home), 1962