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MS Am 1541.1

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt letters to Kermit Roosevelt and other correspondence, 1889-1919: 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

Call No.: MS Am 1541.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Title: Theodore Roosevelt letters to Kermit Roosevelt and other correspondence,
Date(s): 1889-1919.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American president Theodore Roosevelt to his son Kermit Roosevelt as well as other correspondence of Theodore Roosevelt.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

69M-43. Purchased from the estate of Belle Wyatt Willard Roosevelt; received: 1970.

Processing Information:

Enhanced with digital conent 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 Kermit Roosevelt and Other Correspondence, 1889-1919 (MS Am 1541.1). 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--Theodore Roosevelt papers (HOLLIS: 008177696)

Biographical / Historical

Theodore Roosevelt was the twenty-sixth president of the United States.
Kermit Roosevelt (1889-1943) was the second son of Theodore Roosevelt and Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Letters from Theodore Roosevelt to his son Kermit Roosevelt. This series, along with the letters in bMS Am 1541 (36-276), is one of the most continuous correspondence sequences relating to Roosevelt's presidential and post-presidential career. Collection also includes other letters to and from Theodore Roosevelt.

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