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Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Moody scrapbook and photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L713

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a scrapbook and photograph album created by Betty Moody. The scrapbook includes memorabilia from Betty's travels to Jerusalem in 1985. Passenger tickets, menus, hotel information, photographic postcards and photographs of Amman, Jordan, Jerusalem and Cairo, Egypt can be found. The last portion of the scrapbook includes a sampling of money from their travels.

The photograph album includes family photographs, trips to Nashville, Tennessee; Loess Bluff, Missouri; Kentucky; Florida, and various cities in Louisiana, including New Orleans during 1990-1991.


  • 1985-1991


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Goodale Moody was born on October 11, 1918 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Ford N. and Nora O. (Burt) Goodale. She graduated from Huntington College in 1941 and received her Master's Degree from Ball State University in 1957. Betty married J. Preston Moody on October 3, 1987. She and her husband lived in Angola, Indiana. Betty taught school for 43 years in Huntington, California and Michigan public schools.

She was a member of the Angola Christian Church, Steuben County Retired Teachers Association, held offices for the Psi Iota Xi-Rho Chapter, Past Vice President of Delta Kappa Gamma International, Huntington Order of Eastern Star, Past National President of Sigma Eta Society Fine Arts, Zeta Tau Alpha of Fort Wayne where she received the Zeta Tau Alpha Alumnae Certificate of Merit in 1974 and Past Regent of the Daughters of the Revolution. Betty died on September 12, 2015 and is buried at Circle Hill Cemetery in Angola, Indiana.

Sources: U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.

Weicht Funeral Home website, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Goodale) Moody, Accessed on September 17, 2019.


1 Cubic Feet (1 medium oversize manuscript box )

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This collection includes a scrapbook and photograph album.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Nancy Cross on February 15, 2017 and Tom Pfundstein on behalf of Nancy Cross on January 11, 2018.


This collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2019/09/17.
Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Moody scrapbook and photograph album
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.