Nathaniel Fish Moore
|Nathaniel Fish Moore|
|8th President of Columbia University|
|Preceded by||William Alexander Duer|
|Succeeded by||Charles King|
December 25, 1782|
|Died||April 27, 1872
Hudson, New York
Nathaniel Fish Moore (December 25, 1782 – April 27, 1872) was the eighth president of Columbia College; he had earlier been a lawyer and served on the faculty. He was the nephew of the college's former president Benjamin Moore.
In 1820, Moore began his career at Columbia College as a professor of Greek and Latin. He was appointed the first full-time Librarian of the College in 1838. Four years later, Moore was elected the eighth president of the college, resigning under unremarkable circumstances in 1849.
- Ancient mineralogy; or, An inquiry respecting mineral substances mentioned by the ancients: with occasional remarks on the uses to which they were applied. 1834.; 2nd edition. 1859.
- Lectures on the Greek language and literature. 1835.
- A historical sketch of Columbia University, in the city of New-York. 1846.
- Moore, Nathaniel Fish (1946). Pargellis, Stanley; Butler, Ruth Lapham, eds. Diary; a trip from New York to the falls of St. Anthony in 1845.
William Alexander Duer
|President of Columbia College
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