Ravaud Kearney Rodgers papers

Ravaud Kearney Rodgers papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Rodgers, Ravaud K., (Ravaud Kearney), 1796-1879
Title: Ravaud Kearney Rodgers papers
Dates: Bulk, 1830-1870
Dates: 1671-1879
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Coll. Number: ms132

Biographical/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 Note

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.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index 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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Andries De Vos (Albany, NY) allowing for the transportation of goods, 1671 September 13 View online.
2Land survey - Andrios Cooymans (Albany, NY), 1713 View online.
3Land grant - Kingston, Ulster County, New York, 1714 July 29 View online.
4Letter from A. Williams regarding subscriptions, 1752 October 13 View online.
5Letter regarding the encroachment of the French [from Charles Ready?], 1754 June 6 View online.
6Certificate that Aaron Leaming attended the House of General Assembly (NJ), 1760 December 5, August 7 View online.
7Land sale, Thomas Talwin, 1761 May 29 View online.
8Order for half a ream of writing paper and quills, William Livingston, 1770 July View online.
9Letter, F. Barbers, regarding Independence being declared, 1776 July 17 View online.
10Receipt for William Macwell bring provisions from Coryell's Ferry to Morris Town, NJ, 1777 View online.
11Receipt, two hand saws, Morristown, NJ, 1778 View online.
12Correspondence and receipts, 1779 View online.
13Orders for wagon, writing paper, and tents (Morris Town, NJ), 1780 August View online.
14Letter to John Bayard, 1799 November View online.
15[contents missing], 1809
16Letter to Rev. Phiny Fisk in Aleppo from his brothers proselytizing in Beirut, 1824 September 13 View online.
17Partial letter from George M. Dallas, 1831 December View online.
18Letter to William Goodell, Constantinople, from B.B. Wisner, Secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 1834 August 15 View online.
19Correspondence, 1838 June View online.
20Letter to Rev. Rodgers from J. M. Mathews, 1859 June View online.
21Letter to Rodgers, from H.N. Wilson regarding supply Bibles to Middlesex County, 1860 October 18 View online.
22Permission for R. S. Bloomsfield to pass about the streets of Atlanta, Ga., 1862 November 22 View online.
23Letter to Agent of the Athens Factory from Alexander Stephens; Letter to Rev. Rodgers from Henry B. Hoyt, 1864 February View online.
24Correspondence with Rev. Rodgers, 1865 June, October View online.
25Correspondence including a letter from Joseph Henry Lumpkin, 1866 View online.
26Correspondence, 1867 View online.
27Correspondence, 1868 View online.
28Correspondence, 1869 View online.
29Correspondence, 1870 View online.
30Paper money and memoriam of Rev. Rodgers, 1838-1879, undated View online.
31Correspondence, 1871 View online.
32Letter to E. D. G. Prince from Thomas McCauley, 1872 January 29 View online.
33Correspondence, undated View online.
34Correspondence, 1873 View online.
35Correspondence, 1874 February 6, March View online.
36Letter to Rodgers from Whithead, 1875 January 22 View online.
37Rodgers obituary, 1879 View online.
38Autographs [portions of letters, receipts, and certificates retained for their signatures], 1759-1783, undated View online.
39Autographs [portions of letters, receipts, and certificates retained for their signatures], 1759-1867 View online.
40Autographs [portions of letters, receipts, and certificates retained for their signatures], 1867, undated View online.
41Scrapbook [portions of letters, receipts, and certificates retained for their signatures and clippings], 1777-1869 View online.