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Ranch wagon with game

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Ranch wagon carrying game, with Wilmot Dow, William Wingate Sewall, and Mr. Tompkins. Taken with Theodore Roosevelt's camera.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Big game hunting; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1885

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt discusses travel and hunting plans for the summer. He may be delayed if Congress holds an extra session.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel--Planning; Cattle; Ranches; Big game hunting; Horses; Rocky Mountains Region

Date: 1889-1895

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to George Bird Grinnell about the "forestry business." Taking forests away from the settlers was part of an order issued by President Cleveland when he was at the end of his administration, and he agrees to cut Pierce's article for Grinnell. Roosevelt also edited Grinnell's statements about hunting stories. Roosevelt believes that "our scientific people" should care more about hunting. Roosevelt also wants Grinnell to add information about the destruction of the buffalo in Yellowstone Park.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Forests and forestry; Forest management; Writing; Publishers and publishing; Hunting; Bison; Big game hunting; National parks and reserves; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

Date: 1897-08-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt encloses the edited version of Pierce's article. He has cut the article drastically, while noting that Pierce "has a genuine eye for scenery." Roosevelt also sends George Bird Grinnell the books on big game and asks to see the proofs of articles he sent to Grinnell.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Editing; Publications; Caribou; Writing; Books and reading; Big game hunting

Date: 1897-08-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Winthrop Chanler

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt responds to an inquiry on behalf of the Count of Turin concerning a hunting trip to the United States.  Roosevelt makes some suggestions, but warns that few big game animals can be found.  Roosevelt also states that Ambassador Hengelmuller von Hengervar wishes to go big game hunting.  The letter ends with a report of the ill health of both Edith Kermit Carow and Ted Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Big game hunting; United States--Yellowstone National Park Region; Vittorio Emanuele, Count of Turin, 1870-1946; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Hengelmüller von Hengervár, Ladislaus, 1845-1917

Date: 1898-02-15

Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt poses with his latest hunting triumph.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Big game hunting; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1900

Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt poses with his latest hunting triumph.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Big game hunting; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1900

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frederick Herrig

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to Frederick Herrig with warm regards and talks of planning a hunting trip with Herrig if he is elected Vice President.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Big game hunting; Elections; Friendship--Correspondence

Date: 1900-09-17

Letter from George Bird Grinnell to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

George Bird Grinnell is interested in publishing a book about Theodore Roosevelt's mountain lion hunt. Grinnell asks Roosevelt to make arrangements with Scribner's, if they publish it first. Grinnell gives Roosevelt permission to publish the items that he has written for Boone and Crockett Club books. Grinnell also asks for Roosevelt's help in recruiting additional articles for the book, as he does not wish to send out a general invitation for submissions. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Puma; Publications; Big game hunting; Boone and Crockett Club; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

Date: 1901-03-12

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to C. Hart Merriam

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt has sent the missing mountain lion skull to C. Hart Merriam. This was the only cougar Roosevelt shot in the head, "I hung over a cliff by moonlight and brained it as it lay on a ledge below me." Roosevelt used a 30-30 Winchester to shoot the mountain lion. He fears it will be of little use except for the teeth. Roosevelt asks Merriam for any pamphlets about deer in the U.S.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Puma; Deer; Winchester rifle; Zoological specimens; Big game hunting; United States--Pacific Coast

Date: 1901-05-14

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