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Title:Rev. Zephaniah Swift Moore, D.D.
Date Made:n.r.
Materials:oil on panel
Measurements:stretcher: 37.25 x 29 in.; 94.6 x 73.7 cm; frame: 47 1/4 x 39 1/8 in.; 120 x 99.4 cm
Accession Number:  AC POR.1833.1
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Moore
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Label Text:
Zephaniah Swift Moore graduated from Dartmouth College in 1793 and after teaching school went into the ministry. Returning to Dartmouth in 1811, he became professor of languages for four years. In 1815 he was elected president of Williams College. Moore left Williamstown in 1821 to become the first president of Amherst College.

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