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MS Am 1834.3

Sanders family. Sanders family correspondence concerning William H. Sanders, 1898-1899: 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 1834.3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sanders family.
Title: Sanders family correspondence concerning William H. Sanders,
Date(s): 1898-1899.
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet (1 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence concerning the death of Rough Rider William H. Sanders, orderly to Theodore Roosevelt during the Spanish-American War.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

71M-47. Gift of Mrs. C. S. Sanders; received: 1971.

Processing Information:

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sanders Family Correspondence Concerning William H. Sanders, 1898-1899 (MS Am 1834.3). 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

William H. Sanders, son of Charles and Helen A. Sanders and orderly to Colonel Theodore Roosevelt of the Rough Riders, died in Cuba during the Spanish-American War.


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Scope and Contents

Correspondence includes a letter from Sanders to his mother, letters of condolence from Theodore Roosevelt to both parents, and correspondence between the parents and army officials regarding the circumstances of Sanders's death.

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