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Letter from M. A. Hawkins to Theodore Roosevelt

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M. A. Hawkins recently graduated from Harvard and is having a difficult time getting started professionally. He believes there is a great opportunity for a "first class shoe store" in Baltimore, Maryland, but he lacks the funds to begin operations. He requests a loan from Vice President Roosevelt or assistance acquiring a position in Baltimore.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College graduates--Employment; Shoe stores; Small business--Costs; Small business--Finance; Loans, Personal; Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Maryland--Baltimore; Harvard College (1780- )

Date: 1901-08-25

Letter from Nicholas Murray Butler to Theodore Roosevelt

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Nicholas Murray Butler recommends that President Roosevelt look for potential officers among the graduates of land-grant colleges as their four years of military training will better prepare them for the military.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Military service, Voluntary; Armed Forces--Officers--Education; Armed Forces--Officers--Supply and demand; State universities and colleges; College graduates; Columbia University; Ohio State University

Date: 1901-11-06

Letter from Robert Bridges to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Robert Bridges reviews the details for several translations of President Roosevelt's works into French.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Publishers and publishing; Authors and publishers; English language--Translating into French; Copyright--Royalties; Books and reading; Politics, Practical; College graduates; Football; Young adults; Sports stories, American; Schutzhund (Dog sport); Pessimism--Political aspects; France; France--Paris; Charles Scribner's Sons; Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658; Godkin, Edwin Lawrence, 1831-1902

Date: 1901-11-07

Letter from Charles S. Fairchild to Theodore Roosevelt

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Charles S. Fairchild hopes that President Roosevelt will subscribe to the fund that supports the Harvard Club of New York City. The club has outgrown their current facility and deserves support since it is useful to alumni and the university.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Men--Societies and clubs; College graduates--Societies, etc.; Fund raising; Harvard Club of New York City; Harvard University

Date: 1901-11-27

Let a committee of three spring graduates select a president for the nation

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Black ink cartoon with nine presidential candidates, including President Roosevelt, sitting in chairs, each identified with a sign about their head. Standing in front of the candidates are three graduates. In the foreground is a pile of rolled diplomas and signs with the names of several states.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidential candidates; Presidents--Election; College graduates; High school graduates; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926; Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Gray, George, 1840-1925

Date: 1904

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John F. Wilkins

Description:

President Roosevelt sends John F. Wilkins and the Princeton class of 1894 his regards. Democracy and good government depend on college graduates acting "decently and squarely as American citizens."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College graduates--Conduct of life; Democracy; Citizenship; Princeton University

Date: 1904-05-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Campbell Greenway

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Ted Roosevelt has been working hard for several weeks at a carpet manufacturing business. He finds the work interesting and isn't missing his college days. President Roosevelt seems excited for his upcoming African safari and Ted believes he will enjoy it. Ted cast his first presidential vote for William H. Taft. The election was very important for business and Taft secured a sweeping victory.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College graduates--Employment; Rug and carpet industry; Work ethic; Work--Philosophy; Safaris; Travel; Presidents--Elections; Elections--Economic aspects; Africa; Harvard University; Yale University; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1908

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Campbell Greenway

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Ted Roosevelt would like to come visit John Campbell Greenway in the autumn after spending the summer with his family. He has been considering positions and wants to find work that really interests him. President Roosevelt is very busy with legislation and the upcoming convention. College football practice has started and Ted wants "one more chance at the old game."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Republican National Convention; Travel; Vocation; College graduates--Employment; Football; College sports; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Ferguson, Robert Harry Munro, 1868-1922; McIlhenny, John Avery, 1867-1942

Date: 1908

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John Campbell Greenway

Description:

Ted Roosevelt will be unable to visit John Campbell Greenway in the fall as he has been offered a position at a carpet manufacturing firm. President Roosevelt can speak of nothing but his African safari.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Rug and carpet industry; College graduates--Employment; Work ethic; Travel; Safaris; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1908-1909

Letter from Kermit Roosevelt to Isabella Ferguson

Description:

Kermit Roosevelt describes his recent visit to Oyster Bay, New York. Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt is recovering after an accident and will be visiting Panama and Jamaica with Ethel Roosevelt. Roosevelt met with David Goodrich about potential employment after graduation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Education--Curricula; College graduates--Employment; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Panama; Jamaica; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Goodrich, David M.; Ferguson, Robert Harry Munro, 1868-1922; Breasted, Martha Ferguson, 1906-1995; Ferguson, Robert Munro, 1908-1984

Date: 1912-02-08

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