Richard Sanders Rogers was born in December 1861 and attended the University of Adelaide as a University Scholar, graduating B.A. with first class honours in 1881. In 1883 he was awarded a South Australian scholarship and commenced a medical degree at Edinburgh University, from which he graduated in 1887. Returning to South Australia he set up practice first in Port Wakefield and then Adelaide, and in 1897 became Honorary Physician to the Adelaide Hospital. He undertook in 1909 a survey of the health of State School children that was to be highly regarded and influential, and in 1911 was elected to the Medical Board of South Australia (President 1932). He was appointed Lecturer in Forensic Medicine at the University of Adelaide in 1919, a position he held until his retirement at the age of 78 in December 1939.
A detailed list of the papers can be found here: Richard Sanders Rogers. Papers and biographical material 1894-2003. MSS 0085
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