George Michael Rogers Papers

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George Michael Rogers papers
Creator: Rogers, George Michael, 1891-1953
Call Number: D.41
Dates: 1916-1918
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Revision Information
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: George Michael Rogers papers
Creator: Rogers, George Michael, 1891-1953
Call Number: D.41
Dates: 1916-1918
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
This collection consists of letters written by George Michael Rogers, 1891-1953, a native of Rochester, New York, to his family in Rochester, while serving in the Army before and during World War I. Most of the letters are written to his sisters, Antoinette, Cecilia, and Margaret Rogers, and to his mother, Mrs. Hugh Rogers, of 148 Brooks Avenue. The correspondence in the collection begins on June 26, 1916, and continues regularly until December 16, 1918, with the exception of a gap in the correspondence from January through August, 1917. The letters reveal his feelings toward Army life, descriptions of camp life and meals, inquiries about friends, and experiences while serving in the 2nd Ambulance Company. During the period of his correspondence, he was successively stationed in Pharr, Texas; Spartanburg, South Carolina; Newport News, Virginia, and overseas in France from June 30, 1918 to March 11, 1919.

Subject(s):
World War (1914-1918)
Correspondence
United States. Army -- Military life
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of his niece, Mrs. Margaret Mitchell, April 17, 1974.Access
The George Michael Rogers papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], George Michael Rogers papers, D.41, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Revision Information
January 3, 2001: This finding aid has been revised.

Content List
Text Box 1, Folder 1-10Correspondence, June 1916-December 1918, undated
Three Dimensional Object Box 1, Folder 11Flag
Text Box 1, Folder 12Catholic prayer book for the Army and Navy
Text Box 1, Folder 13"Just Like Washington Crossed the Delaware, General Pershing Will Cross the Rhine"
Printed material



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