Biography and History

Miriam Rogers shared Albert Schweitzer's interest in music (as a pianist) and medicine, leading her to become chairman (1950-1971) of the "Friends of Albert Schweitzer" in Boston. She made several trips to Africa, France, and Germany to visit Schweitzer. Miriam Rogers was also an artist who created mosaics from natural stones, shells, and semi-precious gems.

Source: From the finding aid for C0769

  • Miriam Rogers collection of Albert Schweitzer. 1945-1973 (inclusive), 1950-1963 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0769

    Consists primarily of papers collected by Miriam Rogers concerning Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) as medical missionary and physician at his hospital (founded in 1913) in Lambarene, French Equatorial Africa, after World War II. Rogers shared Albert Schweitzer’s interest in music (as a pianist) and medicine, leading her to become chairman (1950-1971) of the""Friends of Albert Schweitzer" in Boston. She made several trips to Africa, France, and Germany to visit Schweitzer.