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Meigs and Rodgers families papers

Meigs and Rodgers families papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Meigs and Rodgers families papers
Creator: Meigs family
Creator: Rodgers family
Inclusive Dates: 1825-1866, 2001
Language: English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: ms1777
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Charles Delucena Meigs (1792-1869), physician, son of Josiah and Clara Meigs. Married Mary Montgomery in 1815. Their son Montgomery Cunningham Meigs (1816-1892), engineer, married Louisa Rodgers, daughter of John and Minerva Denison Rodgers.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence of the Meigs family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the Rodgers family of Washington, D. C., dating 1825-1866. Correspondents include Charles C. Meigs, Mary Montgomery Meigs, Franklin B. Meigs, Montgomery C. Meigs, Louisa R. Meigs, Minerva Denison Rodgers, and Ann Minerva Rodgers. Correspondence mostly discusses family matters and social life. The collection also includes Alix Ross's thesis, May 2001, titled Life in the lines: uncovering a portrait of home and family life in the letters (1842-1853) of Louisa Rodgers Meigs.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged roughly in alphabetical order by correspondent.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Meigs and Rodgers families papers, ms 1777, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2020.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Detroit (Mich.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Physicians -- Pennsylvania.
Rouses Point (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.

Other Finding Aids

Photocopying of Life in the lines is not permitted.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Meigs, Charles Delucena , 1825 July 15
 
12Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1832 June 11
 
13Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1847 March 18
 
14Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1847 August 23
 
15Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1847 October 27
 
16Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1848 February 21
 
17Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1848 September 17
 
18Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1857 July 11
 
19Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1866 June 15
 
110Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
111Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
112Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
113Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
114Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
115Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
116Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
117Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
118Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
119Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
120Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
121Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
122Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
123Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
124Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
125Denison, E.H., 1842 July 4
 
126[Lear, F.S.], 1843 May 16
 
127Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1843 April 19
 
128Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1844 February 2
 
129Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1844 June 1
 
130Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1847 August 3
 
131Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1847 August 16
 
132Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1850 April 20
 
133Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1850 September 5
 
134Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1850 November 27
 
135Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1851 January 1
 
136Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1851 March 21
 
137Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1851 August 25
 
138Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1851 September 10
 
139Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1853 March
 
140Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1853 November 9
 
141Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1853 December 31
 
142Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
143Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
144Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
145Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
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186Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
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188Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
189Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
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191Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
192Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
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197Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
198Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
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21Meigs, Mary Montgomery , 1846 November 9
 
22Meigs, Mary Montgomery , 1847 November 7
 
23Meigs, Mary Montgomery , 1849 November 21
 
24Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1848 January 8
 
25Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1849 October 21
 
26Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1851 March 2
 
27Meigs, Mary Montgomery , 1851 November 2
 
28Meigs, Mary Montgomery , 1852 December 2
 
29Meigs, Mary Montgomery, undated
 
210Meigs, Mary Montgomery , undated
 
211Meigs, Mary Montgomery, undated
 
212Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham , 1849 June [4]
 
213Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham , 1851 May 20
 
214Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, 1851 September 12
 
215Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham , 1852 May 9
 
216Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, 1852 September 20
 
217Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, undated
 
218Perry, Jacob, 1841 September 4
 
219Rodgers, Augustus Frederick, 1843 March 4
 
220Rodgers, Henry (Hal), 1843 May 7
 
221Rodgers, Henry (Hal), 1852 December 4
 
222Rodgers, Minerva Denison , 1843 November 4
 
223Rodgers, Minerva Denison, 1844 March 7
 
224Rodgers, Minerva Denison , 1844 September
 
225Rodgers, William Pinkney, undated
 
226Skinner, T.H., 1825 September 19
 
227Taylor, Julia, M.D., 1842 July 1
 
228Wainwright, Anne O., 1842 August 9
 
229Life in the lines , 2001 May
Life in the lines: uncovering a portrait of home and family life in the letters (1842-1853) of Louisa Rodgers Meigs, thesis by Alix Ross.