Marguerite Rodgers papers, 1907-1941

Birthday card sent to Marguerite Rogers from Raychel Taggart, 1941.
Birthday card sent to Marguerite Rodgers from Raychel Taggart, 1941. Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Center.

Marguerite Rodgers was appointed to a position in the Reference Department of the Oakland Free Library in July 1911. In 1928 she was made head of the Pictures Division where in the course of a long career she amassed a substantial collection of photographs, art prints and other graphic materials. She retired in 1961. The Oakland History Room of the Oakland Public Library received this collection in Apr. 2007 from the Deschutes Historical Society of Bend, Oregon.

Primarily personal and professional correspondence. Also includes notes and memoranda relating to her library career and some materials regarding her personal finances.

(OHC COLL 2013-26)

6 folders in 2 boxes (.6 linear feet)

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Available at Oakland History Center, Main Library.