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Elizabeth Slater Rogers correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0580

Scope and Contents

The Elizabeth Slater Rogers Correpondence contain letters exchanged by Slater, a teacher of Greek at Mount Holyoke College, and her fiance, George Benjamin Rogers, a graduate student at Harvard University, which discuss their social and academic activities, health, finances and plans and expectations for marriage.

Dates

  • 1893-1895

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Biographical Note

Elizabeth Slater was born on February 16, 1865. She received her A.B. and A.M. from Wellesley in 1888 and 1894, respectively. She was a professor of Greek at Mount Holyoke College from 1892-1896. In June of 1896 she married George Benjamin Rogers, a graduate of Williams College. They moved to Exeter, New Hampshire, where Mr. Rogers taught at an Academy. They had two daughters, Constance and Katherine. Constance Rogers graduated from Wellesley in 1919. Elizabeth Slater Rogers died on July 6, 1918 in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Extent

1 boxes (Faculty/Staff)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Rogers, Elizabeth Slater, 1865-1918; College teacher. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1892-1896. Papers consist of letters to her fiance, George Benjamin Rogers, a graduate student at Harvard University. Primarily discussing her social and academic activities and their marriage plans.
Title
Rogers correspondence, 1893-1895.
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Status
Edited Full Draft
Date
© 2003
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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