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D.T. Rogers Papers

Identifier: ASC 008

Scope and Contents

The D.T. Rogers Papers are comprised of five series contained within 31 folders: School Material (7 subseries), Work Papers (4 subseries), Personal Papers (7 subseries), Legal and Financial Papers (6 subseries), and Mary Brown (2 subseries). The material in the collection was largely generated by D.T. Rogers and compiled by his daughter Mary Taylor Brown. The material in this collection documents the development of Arkansas State College during its early years of operations.


  • 1885 - 1989


Conditions Governing Access

This manuscript collection consists of physical materials. This collection has not been digitized. This collection is open for research use only in the Reading Room. It is not available for request through Interlibrary Loan. Please contact the archive via email ( at least a week in advance of your arrival to ensure the availability of the material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to Archives and Special Collections . Standard copyright laws (U. S. Title 17) still apply.


D.T. Rogers was born in March of 1863 in Jackson, TN. After finishing school, he accepted a teaching position at the State Normal School in 1893 and moved to Jonesboro, AR. Shortly after moving, he married Elise Baker on December 27, 1894. Elise was born in 1871 to Burrel and Bettie Thompson Baker.


0.834 Linear Feet (The collection is comprised of 31 folders contained within two document boxes. )




D.T. Rogers and his daughters, Mary Taylor Brown and Mary Elise Lauderdale, were long time educators in Northeast Arkansas. Rogers and mutliple other family members worked at Arkansas State College for the better part of the 20th century. This collection contains the personal papers of the Rogers family including school material, financial records, and personal correspondence.

Immediate Source of Aquisition

The collection was donated to the archive by the Arkansas State University Museum in 2013. Due to the nature of the transfer, this material was artifically assembled into a collection.


Further additions are not expected

D.T. Rogers Papers Finding Aid
Meredith McFadden; Flora Smith, Editor
October 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections - Dean B. Ellis Library Repository

Arkansas State University
Dean B. Ellis Library
P.O. Box 2040
State University AR 72467 United States
870-972-3199 (Fax)