Shurtleff, Roswell, 1773-1861

Shurtleff, Roswell, 1773-1861

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1773 - 1861

Biography

Roswell Shurtleff was born on August 29, 1773, in Ellington, Connecticut. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1799. From 1800 to 1804, Shurtleff was a tutor at the College, after which he began his study of divinity. After being ordained an evangelist in 1810, Shurtleff became the pastor of the Congregational Church at Dartmouth College, as well as College librarian. He began teaching at the College as professor of moral philosophy and political economy in 1827, a position he held until 1838, when he became professor emeritus. Shurtleff died on February 4, 1861, in Hanover, NH.

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Leonard Woods letter

Mss 811471
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 811471
Date(s): 1811-08-21
Scope and Contents

Two-page letter from Leonard Woods of Andover, New Hampshire to Roswell Shurtleff in Hanover, New Hampshire, asking Shurtleff to help make it possible for Mr. Bixby to continue at school.

Memorial to the Trustees

Mss 806477
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 806477
Date(s): 1806-08-27
Abstract

In English.

Memorial to the Trustees

Mss 806477.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 806477.1
Date(s): 1806-08-27
Abstract

In English.

Memorial to the Trustees

Mss 806477.2
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 806477.2
Date(s): 1806-08-27
Abstract

In English.

Mighill Blood letter

Mss 805130
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 805130
Date(s): 1805
Abstract

In English.

Nathan Lord letter

Mss 852452
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 852452
Date(s): 1852-08-02
Scope and Contents

Letter from Nathan Lord at Dartmouth College to Roswell Shurtleff, enclosing the resolution passed by the Dartmouth College trustees on Shurtleff's proposed gift of $ 1000 for the library. Enclosure filed with Mss 852430.

Rev. T.A. Merrill letter

Mss 807422
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 807422
Date(s): 1807
Abstract

In English.

Richard Lang letter

Mss 806477.4
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 806477.4
Date(s): 1806-08-27
Abstract

In English.

Roswell S. Shurtleff list

Mss 819116
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819116
Date(s): 1819-01-16
Abstract

In English.

Roswell Shurtleff letter

Mss 817162
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817162
Date(s): 1817-02-12
Abstract

In English.