Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk).

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Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937,. Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk).

Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk).

This collection is organized into eight subseries. A includes five scrapbooks of letters and printed ephemera addressed to Henry Munroe Rogers, and portrait photographs of actors and artists. B includes correspondence, mostly mounted on loose scrapbook pages. Correspondents who appear in A and/or B include G.W. Chadwick; Sir Jacob Epstein; Arthur Foote; Wilhelm Gericke; Albert Bushnell Hart; Childe Hassam; Houghton Mifflin Company; George Kennan; Henry Cabot Lodge; Julia Marlowe; Helen Moore; John Boyle O'Reilly; Thomas Nelson Page; E.H. Sothern; Booker T. Washington; Edward Smith Willard; and Owen Wister. The collection also includes letters from Rogers to his parents and sisters, written during his Civil War service and travel to Europe and Asia. Much of the correspondence is with Rogers's theatrical friends and with representatives of patriotic organizations such as the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Subseries C includes correspondence relating to gifts Rogers made to Boston Public Library and Harvard University. D includes groups of letters to father John Hicks Rogers, and to friend Evelyn Benedict; and a typescript of an important letter from Francis George Shaw concerning the body of his son Robert Gould Shaw. Subseries E consists of compositions by Rogers, including talks on his father-in-law John Barnett, and Abraham Lincoln. F consists of miscellaneous manuscript material found in the Rogers Memorial Collection. Highlights include scrapbooks kept by Julia Doane Dresser on actors Sir Henry Irving, Dame Ellen Terry, Julia Marlowe, and E.H. Sothern; a sketchbook by Rosamund Liszt Marie Francillon of pencil drawings from her travels in Switzerland and Italy from 1862 to 1865; an autograph album begun by Rosamund Liszt Marie Francillon at the Leipzig Conservatory in 1860, including inscriptions and fragmentary scores by numerous composers such as Sir Arthur Sullivan; a book of sketches by artist / actor Arthur Lewis; a group of drawings by Frank T. Merrill of the 1872 World's Peace Jubilee featuring Johann Strauss and others; albums kept by sister Clara Bates Rogers; and an original play by Lyman H. Tasker titled Fidget and Widget. G consists of printed ephemera, with particularly extensive files on Boston Latin School, India, Japan, and the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. H includes a scrapbook of documents relating to Rogers's Civil War service; a diary written in 1872 while traveling in Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and Nebraska; a diary written in 1903 and 1904 while traveling in California, Japan, India, Egypt, and Europe; and documents relating to his time at Harvard College. It also includes his files as an administrator of the estates of his father-in-law John Barnett and his friend Edward Smith Willard.

16 boxes (21.5 linear feet)

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