Manuscript Collections
Rodgerson, Eleanor, MD. Papers.


Collection Number: D-439

6.8 linear feet
Dr. Eleanor Rodgerson (1909-2007) was an obstetrician-gynecologist in private practice in Sacramento, California. She also served on the faculty of the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.

Correspondence written while she was a resident at the Chicago Maternity Center, her articles, including those published in Sacramento Medicine and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medicine, newspaper clippings from her column "Questions Women Ask," a manuscript copy of her autobiography, "The Next Best Thing," travel diaries, and four scrapbooks from vacations taken with her children.

Inclusive Dates
California History
Additional Collection Information
Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California (
Related Collection
McKinnon and Ruble Families Papers.
The Rodgerson Papers are connected to the McKinnon and Ruble Families Papers. Dr. Rodgerson's husband was Dr. Donald McKinnon, also a practicing Sacramento physician.
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