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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gutzon Borglum

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt was pleased by the telegram from Gutzon Borglum, whose support he values.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Acknowledgments; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1912-08-14

Letter from Leonard Wood

Description:

Major General Leonard Wood sends miniature of General Philip H. Sheridan statue, by Gutzon Borglum, on behalf of American officers who have visited Argentina. Letterhead from "War Department, Office of the Chief of Staff."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Portrait sculpture; Argentina--Buenos Aires; Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1913-06-26

Letter from W. Frank Purdy to John G. Hammond

Description:

Gorham Co. bronze department will ship General Philip H. Sheridan statue and pedestal in separate boxes. The cast from original sketch, lost wax process. Reflects "labor of love," "master mind" of Borglum. Letterhead from "The Gorham Co."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Portrait sculpture; Argentina--Buenos Aires; Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1913-08-04

Letter from John Hammond to Frank Ross McCoy

Description:

Lieutenant John Hammond encloses letter to Theodore Roosevelt and requests approval of letter from General Leonard Wood, regarding Gutzon Borglum's General Philip H. Sheridan miniature statue.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1913-09-07

Letter from John G. Hammond to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Lieutenant John G. Hammond asks Theodore Roosevelt to present Gutzon Borglum's General Philip H. Sheridan miniature statue to "Circulo Militar (Army Club) of the Argentine Republic at Buenos Aires on behalf of American officers and civilians who have visited "Argentina and received courtesies, " and "an expression of American friendship." Describes statue, lists names of subscribers, encloses Gorham letter and General Leonard Wood's letter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Portrait sculpture; Argentina--Buenos Aires; Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1913-09-07

Letter from Leonard Wood to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

General Wood is pleased that Theodore Roosevelt will present Guzon Borglum's General Sheridan Statue to Circulo Militar of Buenos Aires. Sent care of "Van Dyck" in two boxes. Encloses letter to president of club, Hammond letters, and Gorham letter. Letterhead from "War Department, Office of the Chief of Staff."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Portrait sculpture; Argentina--Buenos Aires; Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1913-10-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Belle da Costa Greene

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to Belle da Costa Greene in response to her request for some original documents. Roosevelt is not able to provide the requested papers but offers to send her other documents.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Writing; Presidents--Archives; Panama--Panama Canal; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1915-02-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Gutzon Borglum

Description:

A letter of apology to Gutzon Borglum from Theodore Roosevelt for being unable to attend his lecture and indicating he wished to meet with him on another matter.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Lectures and lecturing; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1915-03-01

An act creating the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and defining its purposes and powers

Description:

Legislation creating the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and laying out its powers and responsibilities. The purpose of the commission is to complete the carving of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial consisting of "heroic figures of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt."

Resource Type: Legislation

Subject: National monuments--Law and legislation; National monuments--Planning; Monuments--Design and construction; Presidents--Monuments; South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

Date: 1929-02-25

Invitation to the unveiling of George Washington portrait at Mount Rushmore

Description:

Invitation to the ceremonial unveiling of George Washington's "colossal portrait" at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Resource Type: Invitation

Subject: National monuments; Monuments--Design and construction; Fourth of July celebrations; South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial; United States--Black Hills; Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

Date: 1930

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