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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt that he passed all eight examinations. The farm where he is staying is beautiful but small.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Examinations; Farms; Education

Date: 1875-07-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt asks if his father is enjoying himself and reports that the Roosevelt children are in good health. The children had a dinner party and Roosevelt hopes that the guests' ages are satisfactory. His dancing class, boxing, studies, and mission class are "progressing beautifully."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Children--Conduct of life; Education--Children; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1876-03-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is enjoying his comfortable room but some odd pieces of furniture arrived, and he doesn't know why they were sent. His schoolwork is growing more difficult, particularly mathematics. Roosevelt met Mr. Townsend, a cousin of Mr. Thayer, which was a relief because he generally doesn't know the families of his school friends. He recently went to the theater, dined with Mr. Thayer, and might join a whist club. Roosevelt requests the address of a dentist and doctor.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Social life and customs; College students--Education; Hooper, Arthur; Shaw, Henry Russell; Chapin, Henry Bainbridge, 1857-1910; Townsend, Howard; Pellew, George, 1859-1892; Nickerson, Thomas White

Date: 1876-10-23

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1878

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Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1878. Roosevelt attended Harvard College and spent the summer in Oyster Bay, New York, and on an expedition in Maine. The major event of the year was the death of Roosevelt's father. Roosevelt reflects on the death of his father many times throughout the year. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances and his "game record" for the year.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: College students--Recreation; College students--Social life and customs; Education, Higher; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Sailing; Finance, Personal; Massachusetts--Cambridge; Massachusetts--Boston; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Maine; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, William Emlen, 1857-1930; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1878

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna about trying, futilely, to tutor Arthur Hooper in German. He is glad to hear Anna took a trip. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Tutors and tutoring; Travel; College students--Social life and customs; Hooper, Arthur

Date: 1878-03-31

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna about Arthur Hooper ending their German tutoring sessions. Roosevelt will be in New York soon and can't wait to hear about Anna's trip out West. After having been away from home for a month, he longs for "petting and spoiling."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Tutors and tutoring; Travel; Brothers and sisters; United States, West; Hooper, Arthur

Date: 1878-04-07

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1879

Description:

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1879. Roosevelt attended Harvard College, spent the summer in Oyster Bay, New York, and went on two expeditions to Maine. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances and his "game bag" for the year.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: College students--Recreation; College students--Social life and customs; Education, Higher; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Finance, Personal; Massachusetts--Boston; Massachusetts--Cambridge; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Maine; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, William Emlen, 1857-1930; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1879

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1880

Description:

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1880. Major events include Roosevelt's graduation from Harvard, entry into Columbia Law School, and a Midwestern hunting trip with Elliott Roosevelt. Roosevelt also engaged, married, and honeymooned with Alice Lee Roosevelt. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances and "game bag" totals for several years.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: College students--Recreation; College students--Social life and customs; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Hunting; Outdoor recreation; Education, Higher; Betrothal; Marriage; Honeymoons; Finance, Personal; Massachusetts--Cambridge; Massachusetts--Boston; New York (State)--New York; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Harvard College (1780- ); Columbia University. School of Law; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1880

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Copy of a letter in which Theodore Roosevelt tells his sister Anna about being turned out of Sunday School for being a Presbyterian. He states that Corinne Roosevelt is going out a lot and reports on his social activities at Harvard. This copy was written in an unknown hand.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Social life and customs; Religious education; Harvard College (1780- ); Harvard University. Porcellian Club; Episcopal Church; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1880-01-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt reviews the Fourth of July festivities that took place with the Lee family at Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. There were fireworks, tennis, and Roosevelt "played bear" with the children. He will be leaving for home on Saturday and intends to study law in "John's office" a few days a week.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fourth of July celebrations; Fireworks; Entertaining; Travel--Planning; Law--Study and teaching; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Lee, George Cabot, 1830-1910

Date: 1882-07-05

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