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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1514

Joseph Bucklin Bishop letters from Theodore Roosevelt and other correspondents


Letters from U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt and other correspondents to American biographer Joseph Bucklin Bishop.


  • Creation: 1901-1928

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


1 linear feet (2 boxes)

Letters to Joseph Bucklin Bishop, including 130 from Theodore Roosevelt, together with three photographs of Theodore Roosevelt.

Biographical / Historical

Bishop was a biographer of Theodore Roosevelt.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

45M-49. Gift of William Brewster Bishop; received: 1945 2 August.

Bishop, Joseph Bucklin, 1847-1928, recipient. Joseph Bucklin Bishop letters from Theodore Roosevelt and other correspondents, 1901-1928: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
Digital content funded by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University.

Repository Details

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