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James Grafton Rogers Papers

Identifier: M665

Scope and Contents

Collection contains miscellanea reflecting his various interests: autobiographical data, correspondence, song lyrics (Old Dolores; and, The Santa Fe Trail); an historical sketch: The Cactus Club, its early days.


  • 1915-1967

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

James Grafton Rogers (January 13, 1883 - April 23, 1971) was the Assistant Secretary of State (1931-1933) during the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations.. He was born in Denver, Colo. to Edmund James Armstrong Rogers (1852-1922) and Maria Georgina Dare. Rogers was a Professor of Law and Dean of the University of Colorado School of Law (1928-1931; 1933-35), western Vice President of the American Alpine Club (1932-1934), and President of the American Alpine Club (1938-1940).


8 envelope (8 items)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Various donors.


Catalog record based on a preliminary inventory.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Cactus Club, its early days.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Old Dolores.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Santa Fe Trail.

Finding Aid for the James Grafton Rogers
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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