Publius Virgilius Rogers, 1824-1895 (Papers, c. 1850-1895)

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Publius Virgilius Rogers, 1824-1895 (Papers, c. 1850-1895)


Basic Information

Creator: Rogers, Publius Virgilius, 1824-1895
Title: Papers, c. 1850-1895
Quantity: 1 Box (1 linear foot)
Identification: 0000.3
Location: Box Shelves


Publius V. Rogers was born in Antwerp, NY on 30 December 1824 and died 2 July 1895, a Hamilton College graduate of the class of 1846. He served in the following positions: President of the First National Bank of Utica (1876-1895); Trustee of Hamilton College (1868-1895); Treasurer of Hamilton College (1880-1887); among other corporate administrative positions.


Contains personal correspondences with friends, family (Butler and Murray families), and many Hamilton College alumni and employees, business correspondences with Trustees of Hamilton College. Also included are business correspondences and shareholder information for firms in which P.V. Rogers was involved (Eureka Mower Co., Utica Mohawk RR Co., Rome and Utica Plank Road Co., Central Iowa Railway Co., Utica Steam Cotton Mills). Journals and account books are also included.

Organized into six series: (1) Elizabeth Butler Rogers (Wife) Correspondences; (2) P.V. Rogers Correspondences, with three subseries: Personal #1; Personal #2; Business; (3) P.V. Rogers Correspondences with Hamilton College Alumni and Trustees #1; (4) P.V. Rogers Correspondences with Hamilton College Alumni and Trustees #2; (5) P.V. Rogers Personal and Business Correspondences; (6) Journals and Account Books.

Arranged mostly by sender's surname.

Indexing Terms

Borst, Charles A.
Butler, Elizabeth
Butler Family
Central Iowa Railway Company
Crouse, D.A.
Darling, Henry
Doolittle, George
Eureka Mower Company
Ford, Francis
Goertner, Nicholas W.
Goodale, John A.
Hinman, George W.
Hunt, Ward
Knox, John Jay
Murray Family
North, Edward
Rome and Utica Plank Road Company
Trustees of Hamilton College
Utica and Mohawk Rail Road Company
Utica Steam Cotton Mills


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