Guide to the Records of the Moor's Indian Charity School, 1760 - 1915Manuscript DA-403

Collection Overview

Title:

Guide to the Records of the Moor's Indian Charity School, 1760 - 1915

Call Number:

Manuscript DA-403

Collection Dates:

1760 - 1915

Size of Collection:

5 boxes (4.5 linear ft)

Abstract:

Named for early benefactor Joshua Moor, founded by the Rev. Eleazar Wheelock in Lebanon Crank (now Columbia), Connecticut, and receiving much of its financial support from funds provided by the Scottish Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, Moors Indian Charity School relocated to Hanover, New Hampshire, in 1770, along with the founding and establishment of Dartmouth College. Records are primarily financial and document revenue and expenses of the School, the Fund, and include accounts with students, faculty, and merchants.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

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