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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1454.50-1454.51

Theodore Roosevelt correspondence and compositions collected by The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library


Correspondence and compositions of American president Theodore Roosevelt.


  • 1878-1923

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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2.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 10 volumes)
Includes letters from Roosevelt’s ranch hand Frederic Badger to his father, Henry Clay Badger; Roosevelt’s letters to James Sullivan Clarkson, Bradley Tyler Johnson, and Edwin Brockholst Livingston; tributes to Roosevelt; and drafts of his addresses and periodical articles.

Biographical / Historical

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


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. bMS Am 1454.50: Correspondence
  2. II. bMS Am 1454.50: Compositions
  3. ___A. Tributes to Theodore Roosevelt by various authors
  4. ___B. Compositions by Theodore Roosevelt
  5. III. fMS Am 1454.51: Compositions by Theodore Roosevelt

Physical Location

TRC b, f

Immediate Source of Acquisition

81M-14. Gift of The Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, Inc.; received: 1981.

Related Materials

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 correspondence and compositions collected by The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library, 1878-1923: 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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