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.
Conditions Governing Access
Restricted: fragile; consult curatorial staff.
Extent.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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
43M-827. Deposited by the Theodore Roosevelt Estate; received: 1943.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt.
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt scrapbook, 1876-1881: Guide.
- Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Language of description
- Digital content funded by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University.
- EAD ID
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