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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1454.36

Theodore Roosevelt scrapbook


Scrapbook belonging to American president Theodore Roosevelt, includes years at Harvard College and first year as member of the New York State Legislative Assembly.


  • 1876-1881

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted: fragile; consult curatorial staff.


.5 linear feet (2 volumes in 2 boxes)
Collection includes: correspondence, clippings, playbills, programs, and other printed ephemera from Roosevelt’s years at Harvard College, including admission, grading, and graduation documents and autograph examinations in Natural History; and items from his first year as a member of the New York State Legislative Assembly.

A few items have been moved to a separate folder [volume 2] due to preservation concerns.

Biographical / Historical

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

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

43M-827. Deposited by the Theodore Roosevelt Estate; received: 1943.

Related Materials

This material 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

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt.
Link to catalog
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt scrapbook, 1876-1881: 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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