Guide to the William L. Rogers Photograph Album and Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Photograph Album and Papers