A Finding Aid to the Francis Millet Rogers Research Material Regarding Francis Davis Millet,
1897-1955
(bulk 1945-1955)
, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.rogefran
Creators:
Rogers, Francis Millet
Dates:
1897-1955
bulk 1945-1955
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:
The Francis Millet Rogers research material regarding Francis Davis Millet measures 0.4 linear feet and is dated 1897-1955, with the bulk of the records dated 1945-1955. The collection consists of the manuscript of Rogers' unpublished biography, "Frank D. Millet: American of the Americans," circa 1955, with related correspondence, reference notes, printed matter, and photographs.

Scope and Content Note
Scope and Content Note
The Francis Millet Rogers research material regarding Francis Davis Millet measures 0.4 linear feet and is dated 1897-1955, with the bulk of the records dated 1945-1955. The collection consists of the manuscript of Rogers' unpublished biography, "Frank D. Millet: American of the Americans," circa 1955, with related correspondence, reference notes, printed matter, and photographs.

Biographical Note
Biographical Note
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 Professor Rogers' manuscript, "Frank D. Rogers: American of the Americans," remains unpublished.

Administration
Separated Material
Printed material concerning various institutions with which Millet was affiliated, and clippings about F. D. Millet that highlight commissions, his affiliation with the American Academy in Rome, and the Titanic tragedy, were filmed on reel 1096 but are not listed here as the originals were transferred to Smithsonian Libraries in November 1976.
Alternative Forms Available
The collection is available on 35 mm microfilm reels 1095-1096 in Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan.
Processing Information
The collection was prepared for microfilming in 1976. After microfilming some of the printed matter was transferred to the Smithsonian Libraries. This finding aid was prepared in 2005 by Cathy Gaines.
Author
Catherine S. Gaines
Provenance
Gift of Francis Millet Rogers, 1975. After microfilming in 1976, some of the printed matter was transferred to the Smithsonian Libraries.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Francis Millet Rogers research material regarding Francis Davis Millet is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Preferred Citation
The Francis Millet Rogers research material regarding Francis Davis Millet, 1897-1955 (bulk 1945-1955). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Related Material
The Archives also holds the papers of Francis Davis Millet and the Millet Family.

Keywords
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Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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