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Fonds F 533

Rogers family fonds


About these records

Title
Rogers family fonds
Dates of Creation
1765-1999
Physical Description

1.84 metres of textual records

35 volumes of textual records

534 photographs

6 architectural drawings : pen and ink and watercolour on linen

1 plan

3 maps

1 atlas

1 painting : watercolour

1 medal

1 leather case

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of records relating to the history of the Rogers family that were created by several generations of Rogerses and other people related to them by marriage. The records document aspects of the social, military and political lives of the family. Other record creators in this fonds include such Rogers relations as the Greeley family of Colborne, the Cassady family of Kingston, the Eberts family and Waddell family of Chatham, and the Merritt family of St. Catharines, Ontario.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Rogers family was established in Upper Canada when James Rogers (1728-1790) led a group of loyalists from the United States to the north shore of Lake Ontario to claim the lands granted to them for military service on the British side during the American Revolutionary War. Descendents of James Rogers were very active in politics, farming, business and the military.

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Rogers (family)

Restrictions on Access
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Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright has been transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the donor. Fonds also contains material in the public domain and material owned by various other copyright owners. To find out more about the copyright status of the particular material you wish to use, consult a Reference Archivist through the Reference Desk. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use any of this material other than for research and private study, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The fonds was acquired in two separate accessions by the Archives of Ontario. The first donation (comprising series F 533-1) was received from Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Zacheus Rogers in 1902. The second donation (comprising series F 533-2 through F 533-11) was received from Mr. Joseph H.G. Howard (great-grandson of Robert Zacheus Rogers) in 2006.
Associated Material

Correspondence and other records of Robert Rogers (1731-1795) are held by the William L. Clements Library of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Royal Ontario Museum holds the sword of Robert Rogers (1731-1795). The Canadian Military Institute holds a small number of early Rogers family artifacts. The Queen's York Rangers Museum holds a collection of artifacts from Charles Herman Rogers related to his military service. The Trent University Archives holds records of Susan Burnham Greeley and the Geale-Rogers fonds, which contains records of the Richard Birdsall Rogers family and that of his daughter Leah Murial Rogers Geale.

Related Material

The Archives of Ontario holds a photocopy of a diary of Richard B. Rogers (F 666) relating to the building of the Rice Lake Division of the Trent Valley Canal.

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Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Former Codes

Accession # 50654.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 533-1 Rogers family early correspondence and documents
F 533-2 Rogers family correspondence
F 533-3 Rogers family documents
F 533-4 Rogers family journals and diaries
F 533-5 Rogers family pamphlets
F 533-6 Rogers family newspaper clippings
F 533-7 Rogers family maps
F 533-8 Rogers family photographs
F 533-9 Rogers family artifacts
F 533-10 Painting of Homewood
F 533-11 Rogers family books