Rogers, J. S. (1893-1977)

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Rogers, J. S. (James Stanley) (1893-1977)
Rogers, James Stanley (1893-1977)
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Physicist
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Biographies

James Stanley Rogers (1893-1977), physicist, was born on 18 June 1893 at Beaconsfield, Tasmania, eldest of nine children of native-born parents James Rogers, Methodist clergyman, and his wife Agnes, née...

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James Rogers was a senior lecturer in Natural Philosophy, University of Melbourne 1924-1946. he was Secretary of the Optical Munitions Panel from 1941-1946 and wrote a history of the Panel.

Born 6 June 1893. Died 1 August 1977. Educated Universities of Melbourne (BA, Dip Ed 1919, BSc 1921, MSc 1922, DSc 1945) and Cambridge (MSc 1928). AIF with 14th Battalion, later held staff appointments 1915-19, 1851 Exhibition scholar 1922-24, Senior lecturer in natural philosophy, University of Melbourne 1924-46, Warden, Mildura Branch, University of Melbourne 1947-49, Dean of graduate students, University of Melbourne 1950-63. Syme Prize 1925. Secretary, Scientific Instrument and Optical Panel (formerly Optical Munitions Panel) 1941-46.

  • Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Diploma of Education (Dip Ed), The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc), The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Education - Masters of Science (MSc), The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Education - Masters of Science (MSc), University of Cambridge, England
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc), The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Career position - Served with the 14th Battalion of the Australian Imperial Force and held staff appointments
  • Award - 1851 Exhibition Scholarship, Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, United Kingdom
  • Career position - Senior Lecturer in Natural Philosophy, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Award - David Syme Prize, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Career position - Secretary, Optical Munitions Panel, Australia
  • Career position - Secretary, Scientific Instrument and Optical Panel, Australia
  • Career position - Warden, Mildura Beach, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Career position - Dean of Graduate Students, The University of Melbourne, Australia

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Australian dictionary of biography : online edition WWW site, viewed May 22, 2008

(Received his undergraduate degree from Melbourne Training College and the University of Melbourne (B.A., Dip.Ed., 1919; B.Sc., 1921; D.Sc.) and holds an M.Sc. (1928) from the University of Cambridge. From 1915 to 1919 was a member of the Australian Imperial Force. Lectured at University of Melbourne while investigating radioactive emissions and photographic measuring techniques for gamma rays, from 1923-1945. During World War II while continuing his teaching, Rogers served as secretary and executive-officer of the Optical Munitions Panel which pioneered the production of precision optical equipment in Australia. In 1946 he became warden of the University of Melbourne's branch campus at Mildura. In 1950 he was appointed dean of graduate studies and warden of overseas students until he retired in 1963.)

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Melbourne (1853 - )

    <p>James Rogers held multiple positions with The University of Melbourne between 1924 and 1963 and was awarded the David Syme Prize by The University of Melbourne in 1925.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Optical Munitions Panel (1940 - 1945)

    <p>James Rogers was Secretary at the Optical Munitions Factory from 1941 until 1945, and worked for its successor the Scientific Instrument and Optical Panel from 1945 until 1946.</p>

Resources for J. S. Rogers

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Rogers, James Stanley
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Rogers, James Stanley (1893-1977), Physicist
    Home, R. W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 16, 119-120
  3. Rogers, James Stanley
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
    Series: The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition
  4. Rogers, James Stanley
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1995
    Series: Physics in Australia to 1945
  5. Optical Instruments in Australia in the 1939-45 War: successes and lost opportunities
    Bolton, H. C.
    Published: 1990
    Series: Australian Physicist
  6. A Wartime Observatory Observed - the Mount Stromlo Community, 1940-1945
    Sherratt, Tim; Condé, Anne-Marie
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1994
  7. John Stewart Turner 1908-1991
    Ashton, D. H.; Ducker, S. C.
    Published: 1993
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 3, 278-290
  8. Ian William Wark 1899-1985
    Rees, A. L. G.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 4, 533-548
  9. Exhibition Papers
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
  10. The Giant's Eye: the Optical Munitions Exhibition
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997

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  1. Leather bookbindings : how to preserve them / by J. S. Rogers and C. W. Beebe
    Rogers, J. S., 1893-1977
    [ Book, Government publication : 1956 ]
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  2. Home tanning of leather and small fur skins / revised by J.S. Rogers and I.D. Clarke
    Rogers, J. S., 1893-1977
    [ Book, Government publication : 1962 ]
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  3. Physics for medical students
    Rogers, James Stanley
    [ Book : 1900-1961 ]
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  4. Physics for medical students : a supplementary text book / by J.S. Rogers ; edited by T.H. Laby
    Rogers, J. S. (James Stanley)
    [ Book : 1932-1961 ]
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  5. The University of Melbourne Mildura Branch 1947-1949 : a short history / J.S. Rogers ; edited and illustrated by Norman H. Olver
    Rogers, J. S
    [ Book : 1990-1991 ]
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    The University of Melbourne Mildura Branch 1947-1949 : a short history / J.S. Rogers ; edited and illustrated by Norman H. Olver
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  6. Eye injuries in adults in New South Wales / T.K. Ng, J.S. Rogers, M. Kelly
    Ng, T. K
    [ Article, Government publication : 1983-1984 ]
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    Eye injuries in adults in New South Wales / T.K. Ng, J.S. Rogers, M. Kelly
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  1. GEORGE ROGERS, SENR., and GEORGE ROGERS, JUNR.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 8 November 1853 [Issue No.119] p 1988

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  2. Companies (South Australia) Code M.J. ROGERS PTY LTD
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  3. MEMBERS' VOLUNTARY WINDING UP S. M. & A. J. ROGERS PTY LTD (IN LIQUIDATION)
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. General (National : 1977 - 1987) Tuesday 1 October 1985 p 3781

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    ... MEMBERS' VOLUNTARY WINDING UP S. M. & A. J. ROGERS PTY LTD (IN LIQUIDATION) NOTICE is hereby given ... that at a general meeting of the members of S M & A J Rogers Pty Ltd held on the 18th day of September ... 155 words
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  3. State predicts an increase in tourism. (Travel South U.S.A./Arkansas)
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  2. Rogers, J, 4718449
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  3. Henry J. Rogers papers
    Rogers, Henry J., 1811-1879
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  4. Tuba Recital: Bobo, Roger - BACH, J.S / SCHUBERT, F. / KUPFERMAN, M. / SUBOTNICK, M. / STEVENS, T. (The Man With The Golden Tuba)
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  1. Atlantic menhaden / by S. Gordon Rogers and Michael J. Van Den Avyle; performed for National Coastal Ecosystems Team, Division of Biological Services, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
    Rogers, S. Gordon; Rogers, S. Gordon
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  2. The psychotherapy of Carl Rogers. : cases and commentary / edited by Barry A. Farber, Debora C. Brink, Patricia M. Raskin ; foreword by Maria Villas-Boas Bowen
    Raskin, Patricia M., 1943-
    [ Article, Book : 1996-1998 ]
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    The psychotherapy of Carl Rogers. : cases and commentary / edited by Barry A. Farber, Debora C. Brink, Patricia M. Raskin ; foreword by Maria Villas-Boas Bowen
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  3. Paug to GRANDPA ROGERS
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  4. Journal of bacteriology
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  1. Poems / by Samuel Rogers
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  2. Mark Twain's correspondence with Henry Huttleston Rogers, 1893-1909. / Edited, with an introd., by Lewis Leary
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  3. Jewels & Jolly Rogers / Dan Jerris ; illustrations by Rory Walker
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  4. George Rogers Clark memorial ... ... : Report. <To accompany S.J. Res. 23> ... ..
    United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library
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  1. CAPT. J. S. ROGERS.
    Shepparton News (Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Monday 23 July 1917 p 3 Article
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  2. LATE GSR. J. S. ROGERS.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Tuesday 4 September 1917 p 5 Article
    ... LATE GNR. J. S. ROGERS, ifr. and lbs. J. M. W. Rogers, of 276 Gillcs street, Adelaide, have been ... officially informed that their second son. G&r. John Stanley Rogers, of the signal sub-section, flih Army ... 133 words
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  3. LITE CNR. J. s ROGERS.
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