Papers of H.T. Moor

Scope and Content

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

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.

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.