Papers of Powell Burwell Rogers which document his academic career as a graduate student at Duke University and at the University of Pennsylvania and as English professor at Bucknell University. The collection contains research materials on Old/Middle English (The Book of Carving and the Book of Nature) and articles published in various journals. His working papers for editing "Excerpts from the Civil War Diary of Lucien Payne Rogers" are among his professional papers as well as placename notes. There is genealogical data on the Burwell, Jones, Garland and Brooke families as well as information on his childhood in Newport News, Va., early writings, career in the U. S. Army and his interest in the performing arts.
Writings of P. Burwell Rogers including his dissertation, translations, lecture notes, and class notes. This addition has not been processed.
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Powell Burwell Rogers (1909-1976) was a 1930 graduate of the College of William and Mary. He received an M. A. degree from Duke and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Rogers was an English professor at Bucknell University for forty years. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
Both accessions are gifts of his sister Sarah Rogers.
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