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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1454.45

Letters to Avery De Lano Andrews


Letters from Theodore Roosevelt to General Avery De Lano Andrews.


  • 1895-1917

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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.1 linear feet (4 folders in 1 volume)
54 typescript and autograph manuscript (signed) letters and telegrams from Roosevelt to Andrews. Many typescript letters include autograph manuscript revisions by Roosevelt. Also includes a typescript list of contents. Topics concern police administration, politics, and personal matters.

Biographical / Historical

Avery De Lano Andrews (1864-1959) served on the board of New York City police commissioners under future American president Theodore Roosevelt, 1895-1897, and as his chief of staff when Roosevelt was governor of New York State, 1899.


Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

46M-203. Gift of General Avery De Lano Andrews; received: 1947 January 6.

Related Materials

This material forms part of the Harvard College Library's Theodore Roosevelt Collection. For context see: Theodore Roosevelt Collection: manuscripts--Theodore Roosevelt papers (HOLLIS: 008177696).

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Link to catalog
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt letters to Avery De Lano Andrews, 1895-1917: Guide.
Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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