Guide to Research CollectionsOakland University
University Archives and Special Collections
Papers: 1994-2015, 37 linear feet and 64.3 gigabytes.
The Mike Rogers Collection consists of 11 boxes of documents and photos, 215 artifacts, and more than 27,000 digital files that come from his Washington and Lansing offices. The collection covers the Congressman’s tenure in the Michigan Senate and his time in the United States House of Representatives and includes newsletters, press releases, speeches, and media appearances, as well as internal documents from the Congressman’s office. The collection also features sweeping insider coverage of Rogers’ state senate career, and the 2000 8th District election. Topics covered include the prohibition of drilling on the Great Lakes in 2002, and Rogers’ fight to ban Canadian trash from Michigan’s landfills. There is also material about topics of national interest, including veterans’ affairs, Indian gaming laws and the Benghazi hearings. In addition, researchers will be able to see a definitive compilation of Rogers’ press materials. These include video of Rogers’ television appearances and full documentation of his speeches and newspaper clippings.