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Guide to the William L. Rogers Photograph Album and Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0616
    Creator: Rogers, William L.
    Title: William L. Rogers photograph album and papers
    Dates: 1924-1991
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
    Summary: Album contains photographs, clippings, programs, and memorabilia pertaining to the American rugby team in the 1924 Olympics held in Paris, France. In addition to the games, the photos document the team's voyage to France, tour through England, and excursions in France. Many of the clippings are from French newspapers. Other items in the collection include articles on the 1924 team, 1988-91, biographical articles on Rogers, 1986-88, and correspondence with Norman Cleaveland regarding his football career at Stanford and the 1924 Olympic rugby team (of which he was also a member), 1984.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    William L. Rogers Photograph Album and Papers (SC0616). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    William L. Rogers earned his A.B. (1923) and his M.D. degrees (1926) from Stanford University. He was captain of the Stanford basketball team and a member of the American rugby team that won the gold medal at the 1924 Olympic games in Paris. He pursued his surgical career in San Francisco, serving as Chief of Staff at French Hospital for 36 years. During World War II, Dr. Rogers was chief of surgery in the South Pacific's first medical surgical team. He was clinical professor of surgery at Stanford and UC Berkeley's medical schools and also served on Stanford's Board of Trustees. He died in 1987.

    Description of the Collection

    Album contains photographs, clippings, programs, and memorabilia pertaining to the American rugby team in the 1924 Olympics held in Paris, France. In addition to the games, the photos document the team's voyage to France, tour through England, and excursions in France. Many of the clippings are from French newspapers. Other items in the collection include articles on the 1924 team, 1988-91, biographical articles on Rogers, 1986-88, and correspondence with Norman Cleaveland regarding his football career at Stanford and the 1924 Olympic rugby team (of which he was also a member), 1984.

    Access Terms

    Cleaveland, Norman.
    McGovern, Lloyd
    Olympic Games (8th : 1924 : Paris, France).
    Rogers, William L.
    Stanford University--Athletics.
    Albums
    Photoprints
    Rugby football.