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Guide to the Governor C.J. "Doc" Rogers records

Identifier: RG0001.32

Scope and Content

Administrative records, primarily subject files ranging from state agency correspondence, to water compact and water right files, and expense records.


  • 1953-1955


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Access Restrictions

Access to some state institutional records may be restricted. Otherwise, there are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the remainder of the collection is open to the public.

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Biography of

Clifford Joy "Doc" Rogers was born in Clarion, Ohio on December 20, 1897 and orphaned at the age of seven. Raised by an uncle who held degrees in both medicine and dentistry, Rogers was given his nickname "Little Doc" to distinguish him from his uncle. Rogers served in the military and then purchased a homestead in Campbell County. He taught high school and coached football before taking a job with the state Motor Vehicle Division. Eventually he became secretary to Governor Clark and was named Wyoming's deputy Secretary of State in 1950. Rogers served as Acting Governor from 1953-1955 and twice held the office of State Treasurer (1946-1950, 1958-1962). Rogers died May 18, 1962.


4 cubic feet


Records of Governor C.J. "Doc" Roger's term as Governor of Wyoming feature the usual topics associated with the office. Notable issues include water compact commission and water project records, state agency correspondence, and government expense records .

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is divided into one subgroup including: Administrative Records

Acquisition Information

MA 346, transferred to Wyoming State Archives on April 6, 1957

Existence and Location of Originals

Unless otherwise noted, originals of records listed in this finding aid are housed at the Wyoming State Archives. Material may be stored off site. Please contact staff to view.

Alternate Formats Available

Digital and microfilm copies may be available. See notes in container list.

Related Materials

RG0001.00, Wyoming Governor's Office Records, Wyoming State Archives.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Carl Hallberg, Mary Ann Muniz, and Tone Mendoza

Guide to the Governor C.J. "Doc" Rogers records, 1953-1955
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Carl Hallberg, Mary Ann Muniz, Tone Mendoza
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Finding aid is in English

Repository Details

Part of the Wyoming State Archives, Wyoming Cultural Resources Division, Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources Repository

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