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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 3056

Theodore Roosevelt political cartoon collection,

Political cartoons about Theodore Roosevelt.

Dates

  • 1884-1940.

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

1 collection (15.5 linear feet (62 boxes))

The collection includes 2,195 political cartoons published between 9 January 1884 to 27 October 1940. The cartoons detail the life and career of Theodore Roosevelt beginning when he was a New York State Assemblyman to the time of his death. The cartoons critique various moments of Roosevelt’s career as a politician, natural historian and nature conservator, military veteran, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and New York Police Commissioner.

Biographical / Historical

The collection includes 2,195 political cartoons published between 9 January 1884 and 27 October 1940. The cartoons detail the life and career of Theodore Roosevelt beginning when he was a New York State Assemblyman to the time of his death. The cartoons critique various moments of Roosevelt’s career as a politician, natural historian and nature conservator, military veteran, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and New York Police Commissioner.

Arrangement

The finding aid is arranged alphabetically by name of cartoonist.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts of various sources, various dates.

Processing Information

Processed by: Patrick Sanders and Susan Pyzynski.
Link to catalog
Title
Theodore Roosevelt political cartoon collection, 1775-1988: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
trc00052

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.

Contact:
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