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P. Burwell Rogers Papers, 1923-1978

P. Burwell Rogers Papers, 1923-1978
Mss. 87 R63
4.0 Cubic Feet
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607 items
Scope and Contents

Papers of Powell Burwell Rogers which document his academic career as a graduate student at Duke University and at the University of Pennsylvania and as English professor at Bucknell University. The collection contains research materials on Old/Middle English (The Book of Carving and the Book of Nature) and articles published in various journals. His working papers for editing "Excerpts from the Civil War Diary of Lucien Payne Rogers" are among his professional papers as well as placename notes. There is genealogical data on the Burwell, Jones, Garland and Brooke families as well as information on his childhood in Newport News, Va., early writings, career in the U. S. Army and his interest in the performing arts.

1994.82 addition:

Writings of P. Burwell Rogers including his dissertation, translations, lecture notes, and class notes.   This addition has not been processed.

Other URL
Rogers, Powell Burwell (1909-1976)
Bucknell University. English Dept
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae
Newport News (Va.)--History
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
University of Pennsylvania
Manuscripts (document genre)

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Miss Sarah S. Rogers.
Both accessions are gifts of his sister Sarah Rogers.
Preferred Citation
P. Burwell Rogers Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in 2010.
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