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Collection Level Description: Papers of H.T. Moor

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Amer. r. 4
Title: Papers of H.T. Moor
Dates of Creation: 1830s-1840s
Extent: 1 volume

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Dr. Henry Trowbridge Moor (1803-1837) gained the degree of M.D. at Cambridge, 1827 and became a physician at the Chester Infirmary in 1830. During the 1830s he travelled to Edinburgh and through Europe, seeking to extend his professional knowledge. In 1833 he visited the United States and wrote a series of papers on his experiences for the Chester Gazette.

Scope and Content

Notebook containing Chester Gazette cuttings of Moor's journey through America, c1833, press notices of his death in 1837, and a manuscript description of Niagara Falls, 1840.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were purchased from Span Antiques, Woodstock on 9th November 1996.

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Access Points

Moor | H.T. | fl 1830s-1840s

United States | Description and travel | 1783-1848

Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) | Description and travel

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