Theodore Roosevelt letters to Frances Theodora Smith Dana Parsons
Letters from American president Theodore Roosevelt to his childhood friend Frances Theodora (Smith) Dana Parsons.
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 (Person)
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.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Letters from Roosevelt to Frances Theodora Dana Parson and also included are letters from Roosevelt to Parsons’s husband, educator and civil servant James Russell Parsons.
Biographical / Historical
Frances Theodora (Smith) Dana Parsons was a childhood friend of American president Theodore Roosevelt.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
71M-103. Gift of Mrs. J. Russell Parsons; received: 1972.
Enhanced with digital content by Alison Harris.
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt letters to Frances Theodora Smith Dana Parsons, 1875-1919: 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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