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Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

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Gifford Pinchot writes to Vice President Roosevelt with a proposed itinerary for an eight to ten week trip to explore the forests and irrigation of the West. Frederick Haynes Newell of the United States Geological Survey has proposed to Pinchot a way in which press coverage could be controlled.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Forests and forestry; Irrigation; Press coverage; Travel; Travel--Planning; United States, West; Arizona--Grand Canyon; California--Sequoia National Park; California--Sierra National Forest Region; Washington (State)--Mount Rainier; North America--North Cascades; United States--Uinta Mountains; Oregon--Dalles Region; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932

Date: 1901-03-27

Letter from James A. Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James A. Roosevelt is in London and is concerned about exams he will soon be taking at Bonn. He asks if President Roosevelt could arrange a spot for him on a U.S. ship that will be present at the naval review for the coronation (most likely for King Edward VII of the United Kingdom). After the exams, Roosevelt intends to make a trip around the world with stops in India, China, Hawaii, and other sites.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Coronations; Examinations; Travel; Germany--Bonn; England--City of London; India; Sri Lanka; Japan; China; Hawaii; California--Yosemite Valley; Arizona--Grand Canyon; California; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1902-05-04

Address of President Roosevelt at Grand Canyon, Arizona, May 6, 1903

Description:

President Roosevelt speaks to citizens at the Grand Canyon, speaking of his travels through Arizona. He asks the citizens to preserve the Grand Canyon and also offers a welcome to the Indians present. He also highlights Arizonans who participated in his regiment, as well as speaking of the role irrigation will play in the state's future.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Landscape protection; Irrigation; Indians of North America; Arizona--Grand Canyon; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-05-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt is happy Kermit has been acting as cox on the rowing team. Roosevelt describes his trip into the Grand Canyon and all the animals and plants he has seen. He has collected a variety of treasures which he will bring home for Kermit and the other children. These treasures include a badger named Josiah.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Rowing; Presidents--Travel; Animals; Flowers; Arizona--Grand Canyon; White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946

Date: 1903-05-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethel Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt writes his daughter Ethel about his trip through New Mexico, the Grand Canyon, the Sierras, and California. He is glad she writes him often and wants her to tell mother all the women out there ride astride instead of side saddle and he thinks the side saddle will vanish by the time Ethel is old. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Sidesaddle riding; California; Arizona--Grand Canyon; United States--Sierra Nevada Region; New Mexico

Date: 1903-05-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry Cabot Lodge

Description:

President Roosevelt is working with Postmaster General Payne on several investigations at the Post Office. Former President Cleveland remains popular among Democrats and Roosevelt believes that Cleveland's nomination is "far from impossible." Roosevelt enjoyed traveling through the southeast, found the Grand Canyon majestic, and is pleased with his traveling companions; Nicholas Murray Butler, Secretary Moody, and Benjamin Ide Wheeler.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Arizona--Grand Canyon; United States. Post Office Department; Payne, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1843-1904; Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947; Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927

Date: 1903-05-11

President Roosevelt mounted for a ride in the Grand Canyon, Arizona.

Description:

President Roosevelt mounted on a white horse.

Resource Type: Stereograph

Subject: Horses; Arizona; Arizona--Grand Canyon; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-06-11?

Telegram from Benjamin I. Wheeler to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Benjamin Wheeler informs President Roosevelt that Victor Howard Metcalf's appointment would be greatly appreciated.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment; Arizona--Grand Canyon; United States. Department of Commerce and Labor; Metcalf, Victor Howard, 1853-1936

Date: 1904-05-25

Letter from John Burroughs to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

John Burroughs is starting for California and will not see Theodore Roosevelt before his long African hunt. John Muir will meet Burroughs in Arizona and go with him to the Petrified Forest and the Grand Canyon. Burroughs looks forward to the natural history notes that Roosevelt will bring back with him from Africa and congratulates Roosevelt on his recent speech in Kentucky, which he says contains many "noteworthy passages." 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Natural history; Petrified forests; Big game hunting; Africa; Arizona; Arizona--Grand Canyon; Arizona--Petrified Forest National Park; Kentucky; Muir, John, 1838-1914; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Date: 1909-02-20

Letter from John Muir to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

John Muir enjoyed showing John Burroughs the Petrified Forest and Grand Canyon in Arizona. He also hopes to guide him through Yosemite National Park. Muir tells Theodore Roosevelt that the country seems lonesome since Roosevelt left Washington.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Petrified forests; Camping; Safaris; Travel--Safety measures; Ex-presidents; Arizona; Arizona--Grand Canyon; California--Yosemite National Park; Africa; Arizona--Petrified Forest National Park; Africa; Washington (D.C.); Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

Date: 1909-03-11

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