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Rogers, Frank Bradway*

See also Frank Bradway Rogers' Oral History Summary


MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Chairman, Convention committee, 1967-68
  • President, 1962-63

 Honors and Awards

  • John P. McGovern Award Lectureship, 1984
  • Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award, 1983
  • Fellow, 1975
  • Janet Doe Lectureship, 1968
  • Ida and George Eliot Prize (with Thelma Charen), 1963
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 1961
  • Melvil Dewey Award (ALA), 1963

 Publications (5 representative)

Articles published in the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association or Journal of the Medical Library Association are available via PubMed Central 

  • Rogers, FB. Problems of medical subject cataloging. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1968 Oct; 56(4): 355-364. 
  • Rogers, Frank Bradway, compiler and editor. Selected papers of John Shaw Billings: compiled, with a life of Billings. [Washington(DC)]: Medical Library Association; 1965. 300 p. (Medical Library Association Publication; no.2).
  • Rogers, FB. The development of MEDLARS. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1964 Jan; 52(1): 150-151. 
  • Rogers, FB, Charen, T. Abbreviations for medical journal titles. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1962 July; 50(3): 311-352. 
  • Rogers Frank B. Applications and limitations of subject headings: the pure and applied sciences. In Tauber Maurice F. ed. The Subject Analysis of Library Materials. N.Y. Columbia University School of Library Service, 1953.


  • Director, University of Colorado Medical Center Library, Denver, CO, 1963-1975
  • Director, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, 1949-1963

 MLA published statements about the fellow


(Birth 1914; Death 1987)

Submitted by Steve Greenberg and Jim Labosier
Edited September 14, 2008

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