Preliminary Guide to the Calvin (Cal) A. Rogers Papers
MS.2006.09

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Rogers, Calvin A.
Title
Calvin (Cal) A. Rogers Papers
ID
MS.2006.09
Date [inclusive]
1943-1959
Extent
0.5 Linear feet 1 box.
Location Note
(MASC staff use) 2-2-20-2.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical

Calvin (Cal) A. Rogers, also known as Cal Engelbart, was a mathematician and aspiring writer. He received his education in mathematics from the University of Washington during the 1940s and 1950s, and later served as a Professor of Mathematics at Colorado State University. In addition to several unpublished novels and poems, Rogers published the textbook Elements of Algebra in 1962. The Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University awards the Calvin A. Rogers Memorial Award to students with an interest in the teaching of mathematics.

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Collection Descritption

This collection contains literary papers of Calvin (Cal) A. Rogers, also known as Cal Engelbart. It primarily consists of Rogers' unpublished writings and correspondence sent to the family of his friend, Dr. William Brandt, Professor of Music at Washington State University. The collection also contains an audio recording (reel-to-reel), and a copy of Rogers' poem "Antiquated Smith," published in The Creative Writing Magazine of the University of Washington.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Information

William Brandt donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2006 (MS.2006.09).

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Brandt, William Edward, 1920-

Subject(s)

  • Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives

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