Rogers's papers include diaries, correspondence and other papers. There is also some uncatalogue material, for which a box list exists.
Papers of James E. Thorold Rogers and his family
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 583-6, d. 902, e. 855, f. 476-98, g. 100-1; Eng. lett. c. 334; Eng. poet. e. 131, f. 31
- Dates of Creation1796-20th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish, French, and Latin.
- Physical Description34 shelfmarks, plus uncatalogued material
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1823-1890) was an MP, a political economist and a historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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The papers were acquired by the Library in 1953 and 1982.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 44258-322
A fuller description, including the box list of uncatalogued material, is available in the Library.