Sanders family correspondence concerning William H. Sanders
Correspondence concerning the death of Rough Rider William H. Sanders, orderly to Theodore Roosevelt during the Spanish-American War.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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Extent0.5 linear feet (1 boxes)
Correspondence includes a letter from Sanders to his mother, letters of condolence from Theodore Roosevelt to both parents, and correspondence between the parents and army officials regarding the circumstances of Sanders's death.
Biographical / Historical
William H. Sanders, son of Charles and Helen A. Sanders and orderly to Colonel Theodore Roosevelt of the Rough Riders, died in Cuba during the Spanish-American War.
Arranged into the following series:
- I. Letters addressed to Charles Sanders
- II. Letters addressed to Helen A. Sanders
- III. Other letters
- IV. Miscellaneous
Immediate Source of Acquisition
71M-47. Gift of Mrs. C. S. Sanders; received: 1971.
Enhanced with digtial content by Alison Harris
- Sanders family. Sanders family correspondence concerning William H. Sanders, 1898-1899: Guide.
- Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Language of description
- Digital content funded by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University.
- EAD ID
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