Theodore Roosevelt letters to Dora Watkins
Letters from American president Theodore Roosevelt to his childhood nurse Dora Watkins.
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.25 linear feet (1 box)
Letters written chiefly from Roosevelt’s childhood summer home in Barrytown, New York; with additional family letters and associated materials assembled by Watkins.
Biographical / Historical
Dora Watkins was childhood nurse to American president Theodore Roosevelt.
Housed in the same box with MS Am 1454.48 and MS Am 1454.52.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
51M-97-51M-98. Gift of the Theodore Roosevelt Association; received: 1951.
Enhanced with digital content by Alison Harris.
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt letters to Dora Watkins, 1868-1909: 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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