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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1541.6

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt letters to Marion Morrison King

Letters from Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt, second wife of American president Theodore Roosevelt, to Marion (Morrison) King, librarian of the New York Society Library, with other papers.

Dates

  • 1920-1976
  • Majority of material found in 1920-1947

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.

Extent

2 linear feet (4 boxes)

Includes letters to Marion (Morrison) King (1888-1976), librarian of the New York Society Library, copies of Roosevelt’s library charge cards, some related family correspondence, and an analysis of the collection by the donor.

Physical Location

TRC b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

80M-24. Gift of Alice Gore King; received: 1980.

82M-83. Gift of Alice Gore King; received: 1980.

2004M-128. Gift of Alice Gore King; received: 1974 February as part of Roosevelt R200.K57(5) (Roosevelt family clipping scrapbooks).

2008M-101. Copies by the New York Society Library, courtesy of John and Rita DePasquale; received: 2009.

Related Materials

This collection is part of the Harvard College Library’s Theodore Roosevelt Collection. See HOLLIS for further information.
Title
Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948. Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt letters to Marion Morrison King, 1920-1976: Guide.
Author
Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
trc00029

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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