Papers of H.T. Moor
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.
- Creation: 1830s-1840s
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Amer. r. 4].
MSS. Amer. r. 4
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 3350
Biographical / Historical
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.
Other Finding Aids
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were purchased from Span Antiques, Woodstock on 9th November 1996.
- Papers of H.T. Moor
- Paul Davidson
- Language of description
- Script of description