Rogers, Francis M. (Francis Millet)

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Mr. and Mrs. Rogers decided to give their son, Frances Rogers, the middle name of Millet to honor the artist Francis Davis Millet. The Rogers were friends with the artist's brother, Charles Sumner Millet. Francis Millet Rogers became a scholar of Portuguese language and history who was a member of the romance languages and literature faculty at Harvard University, where he later served as Dean. Between 1945 and 1955, he researched the life and works of the man for whom he was named. Professor Rogers' manuscript, "Frank D. Rogers: American of the Americans," remains unpublished.

From the guide to the Francis Millet Rogers research material regarding Francis Davis Millet, 1897-1955 (bulk 1945-1955), (Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution)

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creatorOf Francis Millet Rogers research material regarding Francis Davis Millet, 1897-1955 (bulk 1945-1955) Archives of American Art
referencedIn Plath mss. II, 1932-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912 person
associatedWith Plath, Sylvia. person
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