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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,
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.
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).
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.
Arranged into the following series:
- I. Letters addressed to Charles Sanders
- II. Letters addressed to Helen A. Sanders
- III. Other letters
- IV. Miscellaneous
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.