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Label for stuffed starling

Description:

Label for Sturnus vulgaris (European starling), a bird stuffed by Theodore Roosevelt, which can be found in Egypt.

Resource Type: Label

Subject: Birds; Ornithology--Study and teaching; Egypt

Date: 1872

Ornithology of Egypt between Cairo and Assuan

Description:

While sailing down the Nile, fourteen year old Theodore Roosevelt wrote this essay about the geography and birds found in Egypt between Cairo and Aswan.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Birds; Geography; Nile River; Egypt

Date: 1872-12

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for August 1872 and October 16, 1872 to May 12, 1873

Description:

Travel diary of fourteen-year-old Theodore Roosevelt beginning in New York, sailing on the ship Russia for Liverpool and ends in Vienna as he departs for Dresden. Includes entries for Egypt, Jerusalem and many other locations in the Middle East. Also included is an entry for "Diary in the North Eastern states in August of 1872." Sketches, doodles and lists, including a list of expenses can be found. Some pages have been torn out. 

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Travel; Ships; Animals; Money; England--Liverpool; Austria--Vienna; Egypt; Nile River Region; Middle East Region

Date: 1872-1873

Zoological record

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt's notes on animals, primarily birds, he observed and collected during a 1872-1873 trip to Europe, Syria, and Egypt.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Zoology; Animals--Study and teaching; Nature observation; Nature study; Bird watching; Germany--Dresden; England; Egypt; Syria--Damascus; Lebanon--Beirut; Europe--Saxony; Austria--Tyrol; Hungary; Cyprus; Greece--Thebes; Middle East--Palestine; France--Paris; Lebanon; Greece--Athens; Turkey--Istanbul; Middle East--Jerusalem; Israel--Jaffa (Tel Aviv); Germany--Prussia; Syria; Austria--Vienna

Date: 1873

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Bulloch Gracie

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes Anna Bulloch Gracie about his family's trip to the Levant. The Roosevelts have been traveling on the Nile River for a month, and Theodore Roosevelt is having a great time. He has been shooting and exploring ruins. Roosevelt particularly enjoyed Karnak, which they saw by moonlight. He has added one to two hundred skins to his collection. All the sporting has been "injurious" to his trousers. Typed copy of original handwritten letter.

 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Hunting; Egyptians; Egypt; Egypt--Karnak; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884

Date: 1873-01-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Bulloch Gracie

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes Anna Bulloch Gracie about his family's trip to the Levant. The Roosevelts have been traveling on the Nile River for a month, and Theodore Roosevelt is having a great time. He has been shooting and exploring ruins. Roosevelt particularly enjoyed Karnak, which they saw by moonlight. He has added one to two hundred skins to his collection. All the sporting has been "injurious" to his trousers.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation; Hunting; Architecture, Ancient; Cities and towns, Ancient; Nile River; Egypt--Karnak

Date: 1873-01-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edith Kermit Carow

Description:

Since Corinne Roosevelt had been writing so much, Theodore Roosevelt had not previously written to Edith Kermit Carow. Roosevelt has been enjoying the trip and killed several hundred birds with a shotgun his father gave him. He particularly enjoyed Egypt and camping in Syria.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Camping; Tents; Hunting; Fowling; Egypt; Syria; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1873-04-13

Remarks on birds, volume I

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt's ornithological observations from an 1872-1873 trip to Egypt, the Levant, and Germany. Roosevelt records personal observations and anatomical data.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Bird watching; Zoology; Animals--Study and teaching; Nature observation; Nature study; Egypt; West Bank--Jericho; Syria--Damascus; Lebanon; Cyprus

Date: 1874

Remarks on birds, volume II

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt's ornithological observations from an 1872-1873 trip to Egypt, the Levant, and Germany. Roosevelt records personal observations and anatomical data.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Bird watching; Zoology; Animals--Study and teaching; Nature observation; Nature study; Cyprus; Greece--Thebes; Egypt; Middle East--Jerusalem; Lebanon; France--Paris; England; Hungary; Syria--Damascus; Austria

Date: 1874

Puck's review of the past year

Description:

Illustration shows Puck with lithographic pen and a long banner with scenes from cartoons that appeared in Puck Magazine during 1884, such as the British Lion and "El Mahdi" in Egypt and Sudan, James G. Blaine's presidential hopes, the rise of Chester A. Arthur, a downtrodden Tammany tiger, John Kelly and Benjamin Butler as entertainers, the French and the Chinese in "Tonquin," the figure for the Independent Vote and Grover Cleveland joining forces, and millionaires Jay Gould and William H. Vanderbilt.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Banners; Egypt; Sudan; Great Britain; Tammany Hall; Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Kelly, John, 1821-1886; Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885

Date: 1884-12-31

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