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Ravaud Kearney Rodgers papers

Ravaud Kearney Rodgers papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ravaud Kearney Rodgers papers
Creator: Rodgers, Ravaud K. (Ravaud Kearney), 1796-1879
Inclusive Dates: 1671-1879
Bulk Dates: 1830-1870
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: ms132
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ravaud Kearney Rodgers (1796-1879), Presbyterian minister of the Jersey City Presbyterian Church, Bound Brook, New Jersey. He died in Athens, Ga., January 12, 1879.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Rev. Ravaud K. Rodgers dating 1671-1879. The papers include a scrapbook containing clippings documenting Rodgers' ministerial career in New Jersey as well as autographs collected by Rodgers. The collection also consists of items, mainly correspondence, collected by Rodgers including several letters relating to the Revolutionary War, documents pertaining to the Schuyler family, and "A memorial of Rev. Ravaud K. Rodgers, D. D., [Re-printed by the Society's proceedings]." Of particular interest is a letter (dated July 17, 1776) describing the celebration at Fort Monmouth (N.J.) upon the declaration of independence.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ravaud K. Rodgers papers, ms132, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Marion Bloomfield in 1951 and donated in 1961.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Albany (N.Y.)
Clergy -- New Jersey.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Morristown (N.J.)
Presbyterian Church in America
Presbyterians -- New Jersey.
Schuyler family
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Andries De Vos (Albany, NY) allowing for the transportation of goods , 1671 September 13 Access Online
12Land survey - Andrios Cooymans (Albany, NY), 1713 Access Online
13Land grant - Kingston, Ulster County, New York, 1714 July 29 Access Online
14Letter from A. Williams regarding subscriptions, 1752 October 13 Access Online
15Letter regarding the encroachment of the French [from Charles Ready?], 1754 June 6 Access Online
16Certificate that Aaron Leaming attended the House of General Assembly (NJ) , 1760 December 5, August 7 Access Online
17Land sale, Thomas Talwin, 1761 May 29 Access Online
18Order for half a ream of writing paper and quills, William Livingston, 1770 July Access Online
19Letter, F. Barbers, regarding Independence being declared, 1776 July 17 Access Online
110Receipt for William Macwell bring provisions from Coryell's Ferry to Morris Town, NJ, 1777 Access Online
111Receipt, two hand saws, Morristown, NJ, 1778 Access Online
112Correspondence and receipts, 1779 Access Online
113Orders for wagon, writing paper, and tents (Morris Town, NJ), 1780 August Access Online
114Letter to John Bayard , 1799 November Access Online
115[contents missing], 1809
116Letter to Rev. Phiny Fisk in Aleppo from his brothers proselytizing in Beirut, 1824 September 13 Access Online
117Partial letter from George M. Dallas, 1831 December Access Online
118Letter to William Goodell, Constantinople, from B.B. Wisner, Secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 1834 August 15 Access Online
119Correspondence, 1838 June Access Online
120Letter to Rev. Rodgers from J. M. Mathews, 1859 June Access Online
121Letter to Rodgers, from H.N. Wilson regarding supply Bibles to Middlesex County, 1860 October 18 Access Online
122Permission for R. S. Bloomsfield to pass about the streets of Atlanta, Ga., 1862 November 22 Access Online
123Letter to Agent of the Athens Factory from Alexander Stephens; Letter to Rev. Rodgers from Henry B. Hoyt, 1864 February Access Online
124Correspondence with Rev. Rodgers, 1865 June, October Access Online
125Correspondence including a letter from Joseph Henry Lumpkin, 1866 Access Online
126Correspondence, 1867 Access Online
127Correspondence, 1868 Access Online
128Correspondence, 1869 Access Online
129Correspondence, 1870 Access Online
130Paper money and memoriam of Rev. Rodgers, 1838-1879, undated Access Online
131Correspondence, 1871 Access Online
132Letter to E. D. G. Prince from Thomas McCauley, 1872 January 29 Access Online
133Correspondence , undated Access Online
134Correspondence, 1873 Access Online
135Correspondence, 1874 February 6, March Access Online
136Letter to Rodgers from Whithead, 1875 January 22 Access Online
137Rodgers obituary, 1879 Access Online
138Autographs [portions of letters, receipts, and certificates retained for their signatures], 1759-1783, undated Access Online
139Autographs [portions of letters, receipts, and certificates retained for their signatures], 1759-1867 Access Online
140Autographs [portions of letters, receipts, and certificates retained for their signatures], 1867, undated Access Online
141Scrapbook [portions of letters, receipts, and certificates retained for their signatures and clippings], 1777-1869 Access Online