Alexander Parker Rogers papers relating to John Rogers

Collection ID:
Rogers, Alexander Parker
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
3 versions of Alexander P. Rogers' typescript "John Rogers - The Man," and correspondence with magazines regarding it's publication, 1950; typescripts "Recollections of my father, John Rogers (sculptor)," and "Recollections of my mother, Harriet Frances Rogers (1841-1927)," 1940; a handwritten list of John Rogers' finished and unfinished bronzes in the studio at New Canaan, Conn.; clippings on Rogers, 1920-1966; a 1939 wall calendar with prints of Rogers' sculptures; family photographs and a carte-de-visite of John Rogers in his studio; a list of family photographs collected by Alexander P. Rogers which were presented in his memory to the New York Historical Society, and correspondence regarding the NYHS donation.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Son of American sculptor John Rogers, best known for his popular statuary groups.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the National Museum of Art Library, 1990, which purchased the papers along with books on Rogers from Mary Hamilton, of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 19th century -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rogers, John, 1829-1904 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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