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The Moore Papers

Identifier: FLSC-GMP-04262017
This collection contains various manuals used for training and classes at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Newspaper clippings, course materials, lesson plans, maps, notebooks, periodicals, and books all dealing with U.S. Military are also part of the collection. Buddy Moore’s 201 Forms and correspondence and newspaper clippings about his murder comprise one file box.


  • Existence: 1861 - 1999

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions for most of the collection. The last 4 files (201 files - military personnel) are restricted. Forsyth Library staff may reserve the right to use restrictions due to the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.


17.92 Linear Feet (43 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Buddy Kelly Moore was an Army helicopter pilot & teacher of military history. Buddy was born August 17, 1951 in Rome, New York. He joined the U.S. Army in May 1977 and was honorably discharged on September 29, 1992. He served in several different capacities during his time in the Army: Scout Helicopter Platoon Leader in Bad Kreuznach, Germany; Operations Officer of A Company, 8th Combat Aviation Battalion, 8th Infantry Division (Mechanized) in Bad Kreuznach, Germany; Operations Officer and Military History Instructor of Command and Leadership Division, Ft. Rucker, AL; Commander of C Company, 4th Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigade (Air Assault), Ft. Rucker, AL; Army liaison officer from the Pentagon attached to the Air Force Academy; Battalion Operations Officer, 1-228th Aviation Regiment, Panama; and Workcell controller/instructor for Battle Command Training Program (BCTP) Warfighter Exercises in the employ of Logicon Technical Services Incorporated with its offices located on Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Buddy had been married three times and had two sons by his third wife, DellaMarie. He was shot and killed on October 18, 1998 in Ashland, Kansas by DellaMarie in their home. Mrs. Moore was arrested and went through a trial in April 1999 in Dodge City, Kansas. She was acquitted. Buddy is buried in Macon Memorial Park in Macon, Georgia.


The series in the Moore Papers are arranged by booklets, charts, clippings, computer discs, correspondence, courses, declassified documents, disposition forms, first aid kits, lectures, lesson plans, manuscripts, maps, notebooks, notes, papers, periodicals, photocopies of articles, photocopies of books, photographs, reports, speeches, telephone directories, theses, 201 files, and books.


March 31, 1999
Guide to the Moore Papers
Patty Nicholas
Description rules

Repository Details

Part of the Fort Hays State University Special Collections Repository

502 South Campus Drive
Hays KS 67601 United States