Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873
- Existence: 1807 - 1873
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Rogers Family Papers (1811-1904) consist primarily of family correspondence, the bulk of which falls between 1830 and 1851. Letters written by Henry Darwin Rogers are predominant. The collection also includes several letters written by Robert Empie Rogers to other members of the family, and letters to and from Emma Savage Rogers and James Savage. Letters written to William Barton Rogers are also present in the collection.In addition to family correspondence, the collection...
Dates: 1811 - 1904
Abstract This collection contains the personal correspondence of William Barton Rogers, the founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Family and professional correspondence, notes, articles, lectures, clippings, and drafts of articles on scientific topics, documents relating his philosophy on science and technology education, and many antecedent documents relating to the establishment and early years of MIT are included. An important part of the collection is drafts of...
Dates: 1804 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1834 - 1882