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John Rogers papers, Undated

Identifier: 1000-025

Scope and Contents

Personal and business papers of Tulsa lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and civic leader instrumental in founding the University of Tulsa's College of Law (which bears his name) and for many years administrator of the Chapman McFarlin Barnard trusts.


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These materials are in English.


This material is unprocessed, and so access is restricted to registered reader only with the approval of the Librarian of Special Collections. This material is housed off-site and will require advance notice of 1 business day for use.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

John Rogers was a prominent Tulsa attorney, businessman, philanthropist, and civic leader. He was a good friend and counsel of James A. Chapman and the Chapman-McFarlin-Barnard interests. This relationship greatly benefited Tulsa and the surrounding south central region of Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Rogers was instrumental in the establishment of the University of Tulsa College of Law, which bears his name. In addition, he invested much time and effort toward the growth of John Brown University, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Oklahoma School Of Medicine.


60 Linear Feet (149 mixed cartons and boxes. )


The papers are currently unprocessed. The general arrangement is Boxes 1-7: activities as lawyer for the McMan Oil Co.(James A. Chapman/R.M. McFarlin) ; Boxes 8-11: General law practice ; Boxes 12-15: University of Tulsa ; Boxes 16-58: Philanthropic activities ; Boxes 59-74: Personal records and office memorabilia ; Boxes 74-149: Miscellaneous.

Physical Location

Collection shelved at off-site storage.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Separated Materials

Periodicals have been removed from old box 150 and classified.



John Rogers papers, Undated
Jeanne Ronda
2016 August
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 USA
(918) 631-2496