Scope and Contents note
The Rogers Family Papers consist of fifteen series, the first being on the Rogers & Clarke families in general, and the remainder focusing on the papers of individuals such as James Webb Rogers I, J. Harris Rogers, James Charles Rogers, Cora Rogers Clarke, Phillips H. Clarke Jr., Mae Harris Clarke and George E. Sullivan. The final series contains objects and oversize materials of varying types.
Extent: 30 linear feet Number of Boxes: 19, with 11 oversize containers
- 1882 - 1942
Conditions Governing Access note
Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.
From the Collection: 44.5 Linear Feet (30 boxes)
Language of Materials
Correspondence and financial records of James Charles Rogers (1864-1941), son of James Webb Rogers I and brother of J. Harris Rogers. James Charles Rogers, an attorney, represented his brother in legal matters and in real estate transactions, hence, many of his correspondents are the same as J. Harris Rogers, including Boris A.S. Aronow, Hugo Gernsback, Henry H. Lyon, Hiram Percy Maxim, James S. Easby-Smith, the U.S. Navy Department, Clarence J. Owens, H. Winfield Secor, George W. Pierce, Leonard Wilson and the law firm, Prentiss, Stone, & Boynton. James Charles Rogers developed much of Hyattsville, including Rogers Heights. This series contains many of the financial records from the sales of homes in the area. Rogers also served as family attorney for others in the Rogers and Clarke family, especially in the settlement of taxes and estates. papers related to these transactions are also included in this series.
Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository