Hermann Hagedorn papers
Scope and Contents
Includes manuscripts and/or notes and/or correspondence for Hagedorn's works: Roosevelt in the Bad Lands; The Boys' Life of Theodore Roosevelt; Leonard Wood; The Rough Riders, a Romance; Theodore Roosevelt Cyclopedia; The Roosevelt family of Sagamore Hill. Also includes drafts of various poems, plays, and autobiography: The great Teddy, The hyphenated family, Walking buffalo, The bomb that fell on America, The one-and-onlies. Also with letters from Learned Hand and carbon copies of replies; excerpts from a 1917 August 14 interview with Theodore Roosevelt; interviews re Roosevelt women; correspondence with Roosevelt biographer Henry Pringle.
- circa 1917-1960
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
This collection is offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.
Extent4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Biographical / Historical
Hermann Hagedorn, biographer of American president Theodore Roosevelt, was executive director of the Theodore Roosevelt (originally Roosevelt Memorial) Association, 1920-1964.
Collection is minimally arranged.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
R332.H12p, R332.H12p2, R110.H121, R700.W85h44, R337.9 H12rp, R060.R67c9p, 90M-18, 98M-63, 2006M-10. Purchases and gifts from various sources, received various dates.
Processed by Adrien Hilton, 2018
- Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964. Hermann Hagedorn papers, circa 1917-1960 (MS Am 2995): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- November 1, 2018
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