Fonds 03-003 - Marjory Seeley Rogers fonds

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Marjory Seeley Rogers fonds

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  • 1939-1998 (Creation)
    Rogers, Marjory Seeley

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20 cm of textual records

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Marjory Peters Seeley Rogers was born in Manitoba in 1921. She was educated at St. John's College (B.A. 1942), the University of Manitoba (Dip. in Social Work, 1944) and the University of Chicago School of Social Science Administration (1948). She married (1) Reverend Reg. S.K. Seeley, Provost of Trinity College, in 1955. He was killed in a car accident in which Marjory Seeley was seriously injured in 1957. She married (2) Professor William Rogers in 1976. Marjory Seeley Rogers was founding Principal of Lady Eaton College, Trent University (1968-1976). She was awarded Honorary Degrees by St. John's College (1974) and by Trinity College (1989).

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Fonds was in the custody of Professor Emeritus William Rogers until his death and the transfer of his papers to Trinity College, University of Toronto.

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Fonds consists of the correspondence, photographs and travel diaries of Marjory Seeley Rogers, founding Principal of Lady Eaton College, Trent University.

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Fonds acquired in 2002 from Trinity College Archives.


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For related records see: R.G. 6.

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Box 1


1: Materials relating to St. John's College
2: Materials relating to University of Chicago
3: Materials relating to courses in Social Work taught by Marjory Seeley Rogers at University of Toronto
4: Papers and documents relating to the car accident (1957) in which Rev. Seeley was killed
5: Photographic Negatives (50)
6: Photographs of the Peters-Seeley wedding, 1955 (61)
7: Photographs of Seeley family and friends (69)
8: Miscellaneous including Marjory Seeley Rogers c.v. written 1976

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1: Newspaper Clippings relating to Lady Eaton College, Trent University, and the career of Seeley Rogers as founding Principal
2: Photographs of Lady Eaton College, Trent University (building, site, interior, events) (30)
3: Reports, speeches, correspondence relating to Lady Eaton College, Trent University
4: Trinity College: Larkin-Stuart Lecture, 1996 and Marjory Seeley Rogers Honorary Degree, 1989
5: Materials relating to the funeral of Marjory Peters Seeley Rogers, 1998

Loose in box: 10 travel diaries, notebooks, appointment books

Loose on shelf: Scrapbook containing 44 photographs (most are 8" x 10") presented to Rogers upon leaving Lady Eaton College. Photographs chronicle the development of the college from 1968 to 1976.

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