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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1454.1-.24,.27-.28,.30,.42-.44,.53-.54,.58

Theodore Roosevelt addresses and articles (bound)


Addresses and articles of American president Theodore Roosevelt.


  • 1899-1921

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.

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4 linear feet (38 volumes)

Drafts of addresses, book chapters, and periodical articles, with related correspondence. Includes complete autograph ms. of African Game Trails, 1910; address delivered in Milwaukee, Oct. 12, 1912, at the assassination attempt by John Schrank; lists of photographs sent from the Brazilian expedition, 1914; correspondence with Secretary of War Newton Diehl Baker relating to raising a Roosevelt Division for service in World War One; correspondence relating to the broadside manifesto: The children of the crucible, 1917.

Biographical / Historical

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


Organized into the following series:

  1. I. fMS Am 1454.1-1454.15: Addresses and articles
  2. II. fMS Am 1454.16: Correspondence of Theodore Roosevelt and Newton Diehl Baker
  3. III. fMS Am 1454.17: The children of the crucible
  4. IV. MS Am 1454.18-1454.24, 1454.27-1454.28, 1454.30, 1454.42-1454.44, 1454.53-1454.54, 1454.58: Additional addresses and articles

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

43M-831. Deposited by the Theodore Roosevelt Estate; received: 1943.

43M-869 - 43M-890. Presented by the Theodore Roosevelt Association; received: 1943.

48M-153. Deposited by the Theodore Roosevelt Association; received: 1949.

48M-189 - 48M-190. Deposited by the Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Widener Library; received: 1949.

89M-10. Presented by The Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation, Inc.; received: 1989.

89M-12. Purchased with the Theodore Roosevelt Collection Fund; received: 1989.

No accession number. MS Am 1454.20-1454.24, presented by the Theodore Roosevelt Association; received: 1943.

Related Materials

Materials are part of the Harvard College Library’s Theodore Roosevelt Collection.

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt addresses and articles (bound), 1899-1921: 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

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