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Papers of H.T. Moor

 Single Item
MSS. Amer. r. 4

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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


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Amer. r. 4].

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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
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom