Rogers, Fairman, 1833-1900

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Fairman Rogers (1833-1900) graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. in 1853 and an A.M. in 1856. He served as Professor of Civil Engineering until 1864 and as a Trustee from 1871 to 1886 at the University of Pennsylvania. He was engaged in surveys of the Potomac River for the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. He was well published on engineering topics, but was equally well known for riding and driving matters as he was the founder of the Philadelphia Coaching Club and the first person in Philadelphia to drive a four-in-hand.

From the description of Papers, 1849-1862. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122528500

Professor of civil engineering at the University of Pennsylvania; first sergeant of Philadelphia's First Troop (cavalry) in the Civil War; one of fifty original members of the National Academy of Sciences; founding member of the Union League (Philadelphia) and the Philadelphia Coaching Club; member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Philosophical Society.

From the description of Bound page proofs and pedigrees, ca. 1870-1897. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863488

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creatorOf Rogers, Fairman, 1833-1900. Papers, 1849-1862. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn National Academy Of Sciences, Archives. Administration Other Files.
referencedIn National Academy Of Sciences, Archives. Deceased Members.
referencedIn Peale-Sellers family collection, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Rhees, William Jones, 1830-1907. William Jones Rhees Papers, 1744-1907 Huntington Library (San Marino, Calif.).
referencedIn Coffin, James H. (James Henry), 1806-1873. James Henry Coffin Papers, 1848-1884 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867. Alexander Dallas Bache Papers, 1821-1869 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Wisconsin Historical Society. Correspondence, 1831 1840.
creatorOf Rogers, Fairman, 1833-1900. Letter to Horace Howard Furness, 1896. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Royal Institution (Great Britain). John Tyndall Papers.
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Stanford University Libraries. [Contact repository for more information].
creatorOf Rogers, Fairman, 1833-1900. Bound page proofs and pedigrees, ca. 1870-1897. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society. Aps Archives.
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1865-1891 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIf, 1866-1886 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883. Papers, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society. John Fries Frazer Papers.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. William Jones Rhees Collection.
creatorOf Smith, Edgar Fahs, 1854-1928. Papers and addresses, together with biographical notices and memorial services [Collected and bound together by Dr. B.F. Fackenthal]. Franklin & Marshall College, F&M
referencedIn Benjamin Peirce Papers. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rogers, Fairman, 1833-1900. Correspondence to Henry Charles Lea, 1882. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. W. W. Corcoran Papers.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
creatorOf Grant, George B. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1875. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society. John L. Leconte Papers.
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Economics (Economic Conditions)
University of Pennsylvania
Magnetism, Terrestrial
West Point
Natural history
Treasury Department
American Assoc. For The Advancement Of Science (+ Aagn Etc.)
Smithsonian Publications
American Philosophical Society
Fine Arts
Coaching (Transportation)
Steam engines
Franklin Institute
Applications for positions
Academy Of Natural Sciences In Philadelphia
Henry Family
Recommendations For Positions
Engineering--Study and teaching
Scientific publications
District of columbia
Smithsonian Exchange
National Academy of Sciences
Lectures, Popular


Birth 1833-11-15

Death 1900-08-22





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