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J.A.R. Rogers and E.E. Rogers Papers, 1857-1910

Collection Overview

Title: J.A.R. Rogers and E.E. Rogers Papers, 1857-1910

ID: RG 01/1.03

Creator: Rogers, J.A.R. -- (John Almanza Rowley)

Extent: 3.0 MS boxes

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

These are the records and papers of J.A.R. and E.E. Rogers, founding members of Berea College.  In April 1858, J. A. R. Rogers and Elizabeth E. Rogers arrived in Berea to and reinvigorate the small, struggling district school located on the Berea ridge.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

These are the papers of J.A.R. (John Almanza Rowley) and Elizabeth Embree Rogers, founding members of Berea College, and include photographs, correspondence, account books, sermons, addresses, writings and family historical information.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Use Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this material other than federal copyright regulations.

Preferred Citation: [Object identification], RG 01/1.03, J.A.R. Rogers and E.E. Rogers Papers, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: Finding guide updated Nov 2019 with the addition of family Bible and materials (Box 4).


Box and Folder Listing

College Archive Record Group 1.03: J.A.R. Rogers and E.E. Rogers Papers, 1857-1910Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Account Book 1857-1868Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Account Book 1857-1868 (copy)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Account Book 1857-1868 (copy)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence: General, 1879-1905Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence: Transcripts, Excerpts to FrostAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: J.A.R Rogers: Writings, Transcripts of letters published in American Missionary, 1858-1873Add to your cart.
Folder 2: J.A.R Rogers: Writings, GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: J.A.R Rogers: Writings, The Independent, 23 Sept. 1858 - 2 Dec. 1858Add to your cart.
"Our Correspondence Letters from Kentucky" including: The Hill Country (Sept 23); A Ride Among the Mountains (Oct 7); Continuation of A Ride Among the Mountains (Nov 4); and Cumberland Falls - a Post Office - A Prison (Dec 2)
Folder 4: J.A.R Rogers: Writings, Diary, 30 Apr. 1850 - 26 Feb. 1864Add to your cart.
Folder 5: J.A.R Rogers: Writings, Diary, 2 Nov. 1864 - 1 Jan. 1871Add to your cart.
Folder 6: J.A.R Rogers: Sermons, AddressesAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: J.A.R Rogers: PersonalAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: J.A.R Rogers: PersonalAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: E.E. Rogers: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: E.E. Rogers: Writings: American MissionaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: E.E. Rogers: Writing: Series, 1898-1904Add to your cart.
Folder 4: E.E. Rogers: Writing: Series, 1898-1904Add to your cart.
Folder 5: E.E. Rogers: Writing Transcript: Full Forty Years of Shadow and Sunshine, 1896Add to your cart.
Folder 6: E.E. Rogers: Writing Transcript: Full Forty Years of Shadow and Sunshine, 1896Add to your cart.
Folder 6B: E.E. Rogers: WritingsAdd to your cart.
Includes: "The Field is the World" (printed by the Todd Seminary for Boys, Woodstock, Ill; n.d.); "A Charming Personality" (Address before Y.W.C.A, Berea, Oct. 23, 1904; Published by the Y.W.C.A. Berea Ky, Berea College Printing Department)
Folder 7: E.E. Rogers: Writings, Transcript: Personal History of Berea College, 1910(?)Add to your cart.
Link to digital image: https://berea.access.preservica.com/file/sdb%3AdigitalFile%7C9c931d7a-c4f6-4075-ae42-19d851c04294/
Folder 8: E.E. Rogers: Writings, Transcript: Personal History of Berea College, 1910(?)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: E.E. Rogers: Personal, BiographicalAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: E.E. Rogers: J.A.R. and Elizabeth Embree Rogers, Genealogical MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: E.E. Rogers: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: E.E. Rogers: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: E.E. Rogers: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Includes photographs donated in 2019 by Rogers family members.
Folder 14: The Family History of John Almanza Rowley Rogers (1828-1906)Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: J.A.R. Rogers Family BibleAdd to your cart.
Given to Rogers by his aunt, D. Rowley. Bible presented to Berea College by Rogers' family members, November 2019.
Folder 1: Envelope of MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Materials regarding family Bible and found in Bible; includes typescript of Family Bible 1828-1906 and Addendum to J.A.R. Rogers' Family Bible (Oct 2019).  Items presented to Berea College by Rogers' family members November 2019.