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Alexander Parker Rogers papers relating to John Rogers, 1875-1966

Rogers, Alexander Parker

Writer, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: 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 Note

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


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.

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How to Cite This Collection

Alexander Parker Rogers papers relating to John Rogers, 1875-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.