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Dresden Literary American Club: Club Book

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A notebook with short stories, poetry and some riddles composed by Theodore Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, John Elliott and Maud Elliot during their time together in Dresden, Germany.  The last two pages consist of French conjugations. The front and end pages consist of rough sketched maps.

Entries for July 20, 1873: Morning calls among the dogs, part 1 by T. Roosevelt; Mrs. Doolittle's adventures in Germany by J. Elliott: My Ghost by E. Roosevelt; Riddles by M. Elliott; and, Criticisms by C. Roosevelt.

Entries for September 7, 1873: The party, part 1 by J. Elliott; Nonsense Verses and Our journey to Samaden by E. Roosevelt; The night by C. Roosevelt; and, Morning calls among the dogs, part 2 by T. Roosevelt.

Entries for September 15, 1873: Adventures in Shopping? by T. Roosevelt; Just my luck by E. Roosevelt; The party, part 2 by J. Elliott; The broken ring by C. Roosevelt; and, Portrait of a quiet man by M. Elliott.

Resource Type: Notebook

Subject: Short stories, American; American poetry; Riddles, American; Books and reading

Date: 1873

Dresden Literary American Club

Description:

Stories and poems written by Theodore Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt, and their cousins during the summer of 1873 while studying in Dresden, Germany.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Literature--Societies, etc.; Children's literature, American

Date: 1873

Letter from Corinne Roosevelt Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Corinne Roosevelt Robinson expresses her pride and interest in President Roosevelt's responsibilities and wishes him a happy forty-third birthday. She asks if he will be in New York and, if so, wishes to see him, if only briefly.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Family relationships; Birthdays; Meetings; Scheduling; Connecticut--Farmington; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918

Date: 1901-10-21

Letter from Corrine Roosevelt Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Corrine Roosevelt Robinson suggests that President Roosevelt meet with Philippe Bunau-Varilla, who is currently in Washington, regarding the Panama question.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Panama--Panama Canal; Bunau-Varilla, Philippe, 1859-1940

Date: 1902-01-22

Letter from Corinne Roosevelt Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Corinne Roosevelt Robinson spoke with Herbert Parsons who believes that Tompkins McIlvaine would be excellent for the position offered to John Hammond. She was overjoyed at Ted Roosevelt's recovery.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Health; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Parsons, Herbert, 1869-1925; Hawkes, McDougall; McShaine, Tompkins; Hammond, John

Date: 1902-02-19

Letter from Corinne Roosevelt Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Corinne Roosevelt Robinson requests President Roosevelt's opinion concerning an enclosed pamphlet from W. E. Dodge. Dodge would like to privately circulate the pamphlet to friends, including members of the Union League Club.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Pamphlets; Union League Club (New York, N.Y.); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Dodge, W. E. (William Earl), 1832-1903

Date: 1902-03-24

Letter from Corinne Roosevelt Robinson to George B Cortelyou

Description:

Corinne Roosevelt Robinson writes on behalf of Sybil Kane, sister of former Rough Rider Captain Woodbury Kane, who would appreciate President Roosevelt's autograph on several books for the benefit of a charity. She regrets asking her brother for so many autographs, so she attempts to go through George B. Cortelyou.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Autographs; Charities; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Kane, Woodbury, 1859-1905; Kane, Sybil

Date: 1902-12-06

Letter from Corinne Roosevelt Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Corinne Roosevelt Robinson informs President Roosevelt that Fannie Morris (Mrs. George Cabot Ward), a friend of their father's, will be in Washington, D.C., on the 12th, and hopes that Roosevelt will invite her to lunch or dinner. In addition, Robinson mentions that McDougall Hawkes had come to see her to make a recommendation for commissioner.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Hawkes, McDougall; Ward, Fannie Morris

Date: 1903-03-10

Letter from Corinne Roosevelt Robinson to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Corrine Roosevelt Robinson comments on the controversy surrounding the education unification bill. McDougall Hawkes and Secretary O'Brien request that the date for the New York Republican State Convention be selected soon. Hawkes believes that Cornelius N. Bliss could be useful for campaign purposes. Robinson ponders how Senator Hanna's death will affect the Republican Party. She closes by thanking President Roosevelt for signing the photographs and making the "little blind girl" very happy.   

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Education--Law and legislation; Political campaigns; Presidents--Autographs; New York (State); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Bliss, Cornelius Newton, 1833-1911; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947; Hawkes, McDougall

Date: 1904-02-16

Letter from Corrine Roosevelt Robinson to William Loeb

Description:

Corinne Roosevelt Robinson thanks William Loeb for the photographs and requests that President Roosevelt sign two other photographs for her.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Thank-you notes; Presidents--Autographs

Date: 1904-03-18

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