Guide to the Papers of Albert H. Crosby, 1884Manuscript MS-946

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Guide to the Papers of Albert H. Crosby, 1884

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-946

Collection Dates:


Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft.)


Letters from Crosby on a trip to Scotland, England and France with his son-in-law Edward H. Gilman. The trip was for medical research. (Thought to be school doctor at St. Paul's School at the time.)

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Use & Access

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Publication & Use

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Introduction to the Collection

The papers of Albert H. Crosby contain a series of letters written to his family while traveling in Europe for research. The letters are not in chronological order, and document Dr. Crosby's travels through Edinburgh, Dublin, London, Paris, and Glasgow.


Albert Harrison Crosby was born 23 April 1828, in Gilmanton, New Hampshire. Dr. Crosby graduated from Dartmouth College in 1848. Following Dartmouth, Dr. Crosby attended Harvard Law School and the Dartmouth Medical School (Class of 1860). He was a prison physician in Concord, New Hampshire as well as connected to the St. Paul School as attending physician at the time of his death. Dr. Crosby died 5 September 1886.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: 1 July 1884-15 August 1884

Folder contains a series (not in chronological order) of thirteen letters written by Dr. Crosby to his family.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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