Meigs and Rodgers families papers

Meigs and Rodgers families papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Meigs family
Creator: Rodgers family
Title: Meigs and Rodgers families papers
Dates: 1825-1866, 2001
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet 2 boxes
Coll. Number: ms1777

Biographical/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 Note

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.


Arrangement

Arranged roughly in alphabetical order by correspondent.


Index 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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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


Other Finding Aids note

Photocopying of Life in the lines is not permitted.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1825 July 15
 
2Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1832 June 11
 
3Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1847 March 18
 
4Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1847 August 23
 
5Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1847 October 27
 
6Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1848 February 21
 
7Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1848 September 17
 
8Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1857 July 11
 
9Meigs, Charles Delucena, 1866 June 15
 
10Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
11Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
12Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
13Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
14Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
15Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
16Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
17Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
18Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
19Meigs, Charles Delucena, undated
 
20Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
21Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
22Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
23Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
24Meigs, Charles Delucena (Jr.), undated
 
25Denison, E.H., 1842 July 4
 
26[Lear, F.S.], 1843 May 16
 
27Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1843 April 19
 
28Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1844 February 2
 
29Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1844 June 1
 
30Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1847 August 3
 
31Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1847 August 16
 
32Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1850 April 20
 
33Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1850 September 5
 
34Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1850 November 27
 
35Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1851 January 1
 
36Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1851 March 21
 
37Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1851 August 25
 
38Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1851 September 10
 
39Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1853 March
 
40Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1853 November 9
 
41Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, 1853 December 31
 
42Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
43Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
44Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
45Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
46Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
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86Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
87Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
88Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
89Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
90Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
91Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
92Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
93Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
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96Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
97Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
98Meigs, Louisa Rodgers, undated
 
BoxFolder
21Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1846 November 9
 
2Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1847 November 7
 
3Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1849 November 21
 
4Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1848 January 8
 
5Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1849 October 21
 
6Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1851 March 2
 
7Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1851 November 2
 
8Meigs, Mary Montgomery, 1852 December 2
 
9Meigs, Mary Montgomery, undated
 
10Meigs, Mary Montgomery, undated
 
11Meigs, Mary Montgomery, undated
 
12Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, 1849 June [4]
 
13Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, 1851 May 20
 
14Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, 1851 September 12
 
15Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, 1852 May 9
 
16Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, 1852 September 20
 
17Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, undated
 
18Perry, Jacob, 1841 September 4
 
19Rodgers, Augustus Frederick, 1843 March 4
 
20Rodgers, Henry (Hal), 1843 May 7
 
21Rodgers, Henry (Hal), 1852 December 4
 
22Rodgers, Minerva Denison, 1843 November 4
 
23Rodgers, Minerva Denison, 1844 March 7
 
24Rodgers, Minerva Denison, 1844 September
 
25Rodgers, William Pinkney, undated
 
26Skinner, T.H., 1825 September 19
 
27Taylor, Julia, M.D., 1842 July 1
 
28Wainwright, Anne O., 1842 August 9
 
29Life 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.