Roswell Shurtleff sermons, 1803 - 1874Manuscript MS-1297

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Roswell Shurtleff sermons, 1803 - 1874

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1297

Collection Dates:

1803 - 1874

Size of Collection:

1 box (.5 linear ft.)


Roswell Shurtleff (1773-1861), professor and pastor. Dartmouth College Class of 1799. The collection consists of sermons by Shurtleff.

Access to Collection:


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.

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Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The collection contains sermons written by Roswell Shurtleff, which were delivered by him and, after his death, by others at Dartmouth College.


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.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Sermons, 1803-187

Access Restrictions


Box: 1, Dates: 1803-1874

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Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Sermons, 1803-1820
  • Folder: 2, Sermons, 1806-1872
  • Folder: 3, Sermons, 1808-1874
  • Folder: 4, Sermons, 1807-1874

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