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:

Roswell Shurtleff letter

Mss 808140
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 808140
Date(s): 1808-01
Abstract

In English.

Roswell Shurtleff letter

Mss 808618
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 808618
Date(s): 1808-11-18
Abstract

In English.

Roswell Shurtleff letter

Mss 809318
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 809318
Date(s): 1809-05-18
Abstract

In English.

Roswell Shurtleff letter

Mss 817201.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817201.1
Date(s): 1817-03-01
Abstract

In English.

Roswell Shurtleff letter

Mss 857460
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 857460
Date(s): 1857-08-10
Scope and Contents

Letter from Roswell Shurtleff in Hanover, New Hampshire to Nathaniel Shattuck with an explanation of the origin of the process of extraction of cube and square roots. Writer thought he first solved the process in 1801, with Caleb Butler, but later discovered that Shattuck had originated the idea of using blocks which was explained later in Adams' arithmatice. (typewritten). Includes Mss 906103.

Roswell Shurtleff memoranda

Mss 806900
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 806900
Date(s): 1806
Abstract

In English.

Roswell Shurtleff memorandum

Mss 811302
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 811302
Date(s): 1811-05-02
Scope and Contents

Roswell Shurtleff memorandum of Bixby's statement of his (Bixby's) conversation with President Wheelock, Preceptor Mann and Tutor Mack concerning a subscription for Bixby's education.

Roswell Shurtleff memorandum

Mss 811377
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 811377
Date(s): 1811-06-27
Scope and Contents

Memorandum of Bixby's testimony concerning (Bixby's) conversation with Mr. Wylley and President Wheelock concerning Shurtleff.

Roswell Shurtleff memorandum

Mss 805413
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 805413
Date(s): 1805-07-13
Abstract

In English.

Roswell Shurtleff memorandum

Mss 805551
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 805551
Date(s): 1805-10-01 to 1806-08-19
Abstract

In English.