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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1834

Theodore Roosevelt additional correspondence and compositions


Correspondence and compositions of American president Theodore Roosevelt.


  • 1873-1945

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.

Conditions Governing Use

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4.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
Correspondence includes letters to Anna (Roosevelt) Cowles (one of the most continuous correspondence sequences relating to Roosevelt’s pre-presidential career), William Sheffield Cowles, Ethel Carow (Roosevelt) Derby (notably while on African safari, 1909-1910), Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt, Martha (Bulloch) Roosevelt, Quentin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.; also to secretary William Loeb. Compositions include drafts of addresses, book chapters, and periodical articles.

Biographical / Historical

Theodore Roosevelt was the twenty-sixth president of the United States.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Manuscripts

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

68M-67. Gift of the Theodore Roosevelt Association; received: 1968.

Related Materials

This collection is part of the Harvard College Library’s Theodore Roosevelt Collection. For context see: Theodore Roosevelt Collection: manuscripts--Theodore Roosevelt papers (HOLLIS: 008177696)

Processing Information

Enhanced with digital content by Alison Harris
Link to catalog
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt additional correspondence and compositions, 1873-1945: Guide.
Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Digital content funded by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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