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Rogers, William King 1828-1893

Works: 15 works in 15 publications in 1 language and 877 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Photographs  Diaries  Contracts  Deeds  History  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Correspondent
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Most widely held works by William King Rogers
William King Rogers collection by William King Rogers( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection chiefly concerns Ohio and Minn. land development and Rogers's years as private secretary to Rutherford B. Hayes. Includes family and general correspondence (during the years as secretary to Hayes); legal papers; business papers, primarily on mining and to a lesser extent on railroads of the Southern U.S. and Chiriqui Improvement Co.; Rogers's diary (1873); documents; maps; photographs; and clippings. Also includes business and investment papers of Dr. John Andrews, father-in-law of Rogers; correspondence of Orville Grant, Donn Piatt, Rutherford B. Hayes, and photostatic copies of letters from John C. and Jessie B. Fremont to Rogers dating from 1878-1889. By 1886 Rogers had become executor of the estate of his father-in-law, Dr. John Andrews and the collection includes Andrews's banking and investment papers and account book. Andrews was instrumental in the development of Steubenville, Ohio. A physician by occupation, he was also a local banker, founding member and proponent of the Steubenville and Indiana Railroad, founding chairman of the Steubenville Board of Education, and became president of the State Bank of Ohio in Columbus
Autograph and typescript letters signed to Appleton Morgan from various correspondents by Appleton Morgan( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes one postcard from Thomas Jefferson McKee to J.W. Poinier, Jr., Newark, New Jersey (4); one letter from J. Parker Norris to [William James?] Rolfe, on the topic of Appleton Morgan, dated 1885 (30); one letter in French from Fernand Henry, Le Muy Var (63); one letter to B. Frank Carpenter, Westfield, New Jersey, from Latham Davis, First National Bank, Omaha on meeting Dr. Morgan, dated 1907 (69); one letter in French and English from Copenhague, Direction de la Bibliothèque Royale, signed from H.O. Laug[r?] (77); and one invitation from The Players Club dated April 23, endorsed by Laurence Hutton (88). The letter from Alfred H. Wall includes a clipping pasted on the second leaf of the letter on the topic of Shakespeare's church at Stratford-on-Avon (92). Items (87-94) are undated
Rutherford B. Hayes papers by Rutherford B Hayes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

State of Minnesota, in Supreme Court, April term, 1875 : William K. Rogers, respondent, vs. the Hastings and Dakota Railway Company, appellants : argument for respondent by William King Rogers( Book )

1 edition published in 1875 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Charles Frḿont papers by John Charles Frémont( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pt. II: Prints of two items not on film. (2 l.) Two letters from R.B. Hayes to Mrs. Frémont
William King Rogers papers by William King Rogers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiefly letters, received while Private Secretary to President R.B. Hayes, from General and Mrs. Frémont, concerning Frémont's Governorship of Arizona Territory, Judge Charles Silent and others associated in land and mining ventures in Arizona, Colorado and Mexico
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.23 for The shadow ... to 0.99 for Papers, 18 ...)

Alternative Names
Rogers, W. K. (William King), 1828-1893

English (15)