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
- [01/01/1904]? - [01/01/1908]?
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
5 photographs of the Wright Brothers' original airplane, probably from an exhibition flight between 1904 and 1908, possibly at Ft. Myer near Washington, DC. Includes 1 photo of Orville Wright, also undated. Folder also contains photos that had been kept with the Wright Brothers' photos, including a photo of a dirigible flying past the Washington Monument and 2 mysterious photos of a house, one of these photos having A. Mae and J. Harris Rogers and 3 unidentified persons.
Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository