Rogers, Elizabeth Slater,
Manuscript Collection: MS 0580
Agency History/Biographical note:
Elizabeth Slater was born on February 16, 1865. She received her
A.B. and A.M. from Wellesley in 1888 and 1894, respectively. She was
a professor of Greek at Mount Holyoke College from 1892-1896. In
June of 1896 she married George Benjamin Rogers, a graduate of
Williams College. They moved to Exeter, New Hampshire, where Mr.
Rogers taught at an Academy. They had two daughters, Constance and
Katherine. Constance Rogers graduated from Wellesley in 1919.
Elizabeth Slater Rogers died on July 6, 1918 in Exeter, New
Scope and Content:
The Elizabeth Slater Rogers Correpondence contain letters exchanged
by Slater, a teacher of Greek at Mount Holyoke College, and her
fiance, George Benjamin Rogers, a graduate student at Harvard
University, which discuss their social and academic activities,
health, finances and plans and expectations for marriage.
Cite as: Elizabeth Slater Rogers Correspondence, Mount
Holyoke College, Archives and Special
Collections, South Hadley, Massachusetts
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted