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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1785.9

Monroe Douglas Robinson family papers


Family papers of Monroe Douglas Robinson, son of Douglas Robinsion and Corinne (Roosevelt) Robinson, younger sister of American president Theodore Roosevelt.


  • 1822-1921
  • Majority of material found in 1887-1921

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)

Includes letters from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson, and recollections by Monroe Douglas Robinson of his mother.

Biographical / Historical

Monroe Douglas Robinson was the son of Douglas Robinson and Corinne (Roosevelt) Robinson, younger sister of American president Theodore Roosevelt.


Organized into the following series:

  1. A. Letters
  2. B. Compositions and miscellaneous documents
  3. C. Printed ephemera

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

88M-10. Gift of Mrs. Randolph A. Kidder; received: 1988.

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.

Robinson, Monroe Douglas, 1887-1944. Monroe Douglas Robinson family papers, 1822-1921: Guide.
Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
Digital content funded by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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