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Henry Rogers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3726

Scope and Contents note

Collection of papers concerning the works and associations of Henry C. Rogers. Contains records for clients, companies, foundations and other organizations associated with Rogers and Cowan Public Relations Company.

Dates

  • 1966-1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Preliminarily processed; access with permission from the Curator of 20th & 21st Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Henry Rogers papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Henry C. Rogers (1914-1995) founded the public relations firm Rogers & Cowan.

Henry C. Rogers was born in 1914 in Irvington, New Jersey. The Great Depression halted his plans to earn a Business degree from the Warton School, part of the University of Pennsylvania, and he ended up clipping newspapers for a Public Relations woman in Los Angeles in 1935. He later went on to set up his own Public Relations firm with Warren Cowan. Rogers & Cowan was arguably the leading Public Relations firm for many actors and companies in Hollywood and elsewhere. He recorded his life in his autobiography Walking the Tightrope in 1985. He died on April 28, 1995.

Extent

75 cartons (75 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Collection of papers concerning the works and associations of Henry C. Rogers. Contains records for clients, companies, foundations and other organizations associated with Rogers and Cowan Public Relations Company.

Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3726.xml

Custodial History note

Donated by Henry Rogers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Henry Rogers.

Appraisal note

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; Elizabeth West; April 2007.

Title
Register of the Henry Rogers papers
Status
Completed
Author
Elizabeth West
Date
April 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States