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MS Am 1834.1

Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931. Anna Roosevelt Cowles papers, 1846-1942: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Digital content funded by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University.

Descriptive Summary

Location: TRC b
Call No.: MS Am 1834.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931.
Title: Anna Roosevelt Cowles papers,
Date(s): 1846-1942.
Quantity: 7 linear feet (14 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of Anna (Roosevelt) Cowles, elder sister of American president Theodore Roosevelt.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-66. Deposited by the Theodore Roosevelt Association; received: 1968.

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Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Anna Roosevelt Cowles Papers, 1846-1942 (MS Am 1834.1). Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

This collection is part of the Harvard College Library's Theodore Roosevelt Collection. For context see: Theodore Roosevelt Collection: manuscripts--Roosevelt family papers (HOLLIS: 008186829).

Biographical / Historical

Anna (Roosevelt) Cowles was the elder sister of American president Theodore Roosevelt.


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Scope and Contents

Correspondence includes letters to/from Corinne (Roosevelt) Robinson; letters from Helen Rebecca (Roosevelt) Robinson, Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt, Eleanor (Roosevelt) Roosevelt, Elizabeth Norris (Emlen) Roosevelt, Martha (Bulloch) Roosevelt, and Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.; also from Elisabeth (Mills) Reid; condolences on the deaths of Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., Martha (Bulloch) Roosevelt, Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, and Theodore Roosevelt; also letters of Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt to/from Emily Tyler Carow and Gertrude Elizabeth (Tyler) Carow.

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