Moody C. Sawyer poetry scrapbook, circa 1849Manuscript MS-1301

Full Finding Aid

Title:

Moody C. Sawyer poetry scrapbook, circa 1849

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1301

Collection Dates:

circa 1849

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Moody C. Sawyer (1807-1854), druggist and physician. Graduate of Dartmouth Medical School, 1835. The collection consists of a poetry scrapbook.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The collection contains a scrapbook with clippings of poems by Sawyer which were published in a variety of newspapers including the "Herald and Journal," the "Boston Reporter," and the "Rambler." Some pages are annotated by Sawyer.

Biography

Moody Currier Sawyer was born on October 2, 1807 in Hopkinton, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth Medical School in 1835. After graduation he opened a practice in Concord, Vermont. He gave up practicing medicine for health reasons and opened the first drugstore with H.B. Fowler in Bristol, Vermont in 1848. He continued in the active management of this business until his death on July 24, 1854.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Scrapbook, circa 1849

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: circa 1849

Scrapbook: Clippings with poems by Moody Sawyer published in a variety of local newspapers

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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