E. G. Rogers Collection

Identifier: MSS.0368

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The collection contains 49 items: 45 letters, two poems, one biographical sketch, and one newspaper clipping. These items have been placed in 27 acid-free file folders, and will be stored in one Hollinger box totaling .165 linear feet.

The majority of the correspondence includes a typed biographical notation about the writer, and his relationship to him/her. It includes a biographical sketch written by Donald Davidson as well as two of his unpublished poems.


  • 1932-1967

Language of Materials



E. G. Rogers received his MA Degree in 1936 from Peabody College for Teachers. He became an English Teacher, wrote for a local newspaper, and authored several books including a biography on Nathan Bedford Forrest. He was active in several organizations including the Tennessee Education Association, and the Tennessee Folklore Society. He served as a Counselor for the Poetry Society of Tennessee where he received a Gem Stone Award in 1967 for his poetry.


.42 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Ralph J. Bunche Papers
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Library
1101 19th Ave. S.
Nashville TN 37212 United States


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