Crosby, Alpheus, 1810-1874
- Existence: 1810 - 1874
Alpheus Crosby was born on October 13, 1810. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1817. After graduation he became preceptor of Moor's School for one year, then tutor in the College for three years. He became a professor at Dartmouth College. In 1857, Crosby became the Principal of the State Normal School at Salem, Massachusetts. He held that position until 1865. Crosby died on April 17, 1874.
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Typwritten biography of Alpheus Crosby by his brother. Presented by Professor Eric Kelley.
Alpheus Crosby (1810-1874), educator. Dartmouth Class of 1817. The collection contains correspondence with the president and the trustees of Dartmouth College, written while he was Preceptor of Moor's Charity School and a professor of Greek.
Two-page letter from Alpheus Crosby in Salem to Asa Dodge Smith, telling him that he can not attend the exercises. His pleasure in welcoming to a station of such widespread influence.
Four-page letter from Alpheus Crosby in Salem, New Hampshire to Miss J.A. Ellery regarding her taking lessons in Boston of "Teachers in Elocution." Also talks about other learning opportunities in Boston. (Letter is incomplete).
Three-page letter from Alpheus Crosby in Salem to Asa Dodge Smith with writer's knowledge of Mr. Peabody.
Letter addressed to Dartmouth Medical College and signed by Alpheus B.Crosby (1832-1877) and Dixi Crosby (1800-1873) on behalf of Adams Brock Wilson (1842-1869). Attached is another letter of recommendation from Henry L. Watson, Newbury, VT.