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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1541.9

Alice Roosevelt Longworth family papers


Family papers of Alice Lee (Roosevelt) Longworth, daughter of American president Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt.


  • 1878-1918

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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.5 linear feet (1 box)
Longworth’s correspondence includes letters from Theodore Roosevelt and stepmother Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt. There are also papers of Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt, including letters exchanged with Theodore Roosevelt, family photographs, and memorabilia relating to her death and Longworth’s birth in 1884; also letters from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha (Bulloch) Roosevelt.

Biographical / Historical

Alice Lee (Roosevelt) Longworth was the daughter of American president Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt.


Organized into the following series:
  1. A. Letters
  2. B. Compositions and miscellaneous documents
  3. C. Photographs
  4. D. Ephemera

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

85M-24. Gift of Joanna Sturm; received: 1985-1986.

Related Materials

This collection is part of the Harvard College Library’s Theodore Roosevelt Collection. For context see: Theodore Roosevelt Collection: manuscripts--Roosevelt family papers (HOLLIS: 008186829)

Processing Information

Enhanced with digital content by Alison Harris
Link to catalog
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980. Alice Roosevelt Longworth family papers, 1878-1918: 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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