Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882

Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1804 - 1882

Biography

William Barton Rogers (December 7, 1804 – May 30, 1882) was an American geologist, physicist, and educator at William and Mary from 1828 to 1835 and the University of Virginia from 1835 to 1853. In 1861, Rogers founded the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The university opened in 1865 after the American Civil War.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George Ticknor letter

Mss 845314
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 845314
Date(s): 1845-05-14
Abstract

In English.

George Ticknor letter

Mss 847222
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 847222
Date(s): 1847-03-22
Abstract

In English.