E. G. Rogers Collection
1932 - 1967
E. G. Rogers received his MA Degree in 1936 from Peabody College for Teachers. He became an English Teacher,
wrote for a local newspaper, and authored several books including a biography on Nathan Bedford Forrest. He was
active in several organizations including the Tennessee Education Association, and the Tennessee Folklore Society.
He served as a Counselor for the Poetry Society of Tennessee where he received a Gem Stone Award in 1967 for his poetry.
Scope and Contents
The collection contains 49 items: 45 letters, two poems, one biographical sketch, and one newspaper clipping.
These items have been placed in 27 acid-free file folders, and will be stored in one Hollinger box totaling .165
The majority of the correspondence includes a typed biographical notation about the writer, and his relationship
to him/her. It includes a biographical sketch written by Donald Davidson as well as two of his unpublished poems.
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