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Elizabeth Slater Rogers correspondence, 1893-1895.
1 box (0.42 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 0580 (LD 7092.8 Slater)

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.

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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
South Hadley, MA

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.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

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.


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Restrictions on access:

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Elizabeth Slater Rogers Correspondence, Mount Holyoke College, Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, Massachusetts

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South Hadley, MA 01075

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Language
English.