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Francis Millet Rogers research material regarding Francis Davis Millet, 1897-1955, (bulk 1945-1955)

Francis Millet Rogers research material regarding Francis Davis Millet, 1897-1955, (bulk 1945-1955)

Rogers, Francis Millet

Art historian, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft.

Summary: The collection consists of the manuscript of Rogers' unpublished biography, "Frank D. Millet: American of the Americans," circa 1955, with related correspondence, reference notes, printed matter, and photographs.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/Historical Note

Artist, professor; Belmont, Mass.

Provenance

Donated 1976 by Francis Millet Rogers. Rogers is not related to Francis Davis Millet, but was named after him.

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
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Finding aid prepared by Catherine S. Gaines
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 The collection consists of the manuscript of Rogers' unpublished biography, "Frank D. Millet: American of the Americans," circa 1955, with related correspondence, reference notes, printed matter, and photographs.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
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 Professor Rogers' manuscript, "Frank D. Rogers: American of the Americans," remains unpublished.
Provenance
Donated 1976 by Francis Millet Rogers. Rogers is not related to Francis Davis Millet, but was named after him.
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.

Restrictions on 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.

How to Cite This Collection

Francis Millet Rogers research material regarding Francis Davis Millet, 1897-1955, (bulk 1945-1955). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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