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MS Am 1454.47

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt letters to Dora Watkins, 1868-1909: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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

Descriptive Summary

Location: TRC b
Call No.: MS Am 1454.47
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Title: Theodore Roosevelt letters to Dora Watkins,
Date(s): 1868-1909.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American president Theodore Roosevelt to his childhood nurse Dora Watkins.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

51M-97-51M-98. Gift of the Theodore Roosevelt Association; received: 1951.

Processing Information:

Enhanced with digital content by Alison Harris.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Conditions Governing Use:

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Theodore Roosevelt Letters to Dora Watkins, 1868-1909 (MS Am 1454.47). 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--Theodore Roosevelt papers (HOLLIS: 008177696).

Biographical / Historical

Dora Watkins was childhood nurse to American president Theodore Roosevelt.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Letters written chiefly from Roosevelt's childhood summer home in Barrytown, New York; with additional family letters and associated materials assembled by Watkins.

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