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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his father concerning school life in Germany. He also reports a run down of all the money in his account and reports on his health.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Boarding schools; Health; Asthma in children--Social aspects; Germany; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1873-07-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt will miss Martha Bulloch Roosevelt but is glad that she will be staying down south for a while longer. The weather for Easter was beautiful, but Roosevelt was unable to go shooting with Fred Osborn on Good Friday due to a bad cold. Roosevelt's dance classes are going well, and the new coachman, Fox, is a good employee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Weather; Easter; Health; Dance--Study and teaching; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Zuckerman, Jennie

Date: 1875-03-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister in advance of his trip home. He updates her on his health, studies, and laundry. He also sends her greetings from the Coolidges, with whom he dined the night before.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel--Planning; Dinners and dining; College students--Study and teaching; Health

Date: 1876-11-26

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from January 7 to December 27, 1877

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt's diary for the year 1877, age 18-19. He records events at Harvard, including wrestling matches, and hunting at Oyster Bay. Also includes two end of year lists: "Game log" and "Collections for year."

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Diaries; College students--Examinations; College students--Social life and customs; Wrestling; Hunting; Zoology; Boxing; Sick; Health; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1877

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is suffering from an attack of the measles, which he finds amusing as he has always associated the measles with babies. He is under the care of Dr. Wyman. Roosevelt asks if Martha Bulloch Roosevelt received his letter of last week and requests $100 to "provide for accidents."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Measles; Health; Letters

Date: 1877-01-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is glad that his father enjoyed his trip and wishes that he would work less. Roosevelt's own health is good, except a slight cold. Princeton defeated Harvard in football but it was a close game. There was around 2,000 spectators at the game, including several of Roosevelt's Princeton friends.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Health; Football; College students--Social life and customs; Harvard College (1780- ); Princeton University

Date: 1877-04-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna that he is concerned about his father being sick and wants him to take better care of himself. He says they are fortunate to have a father "whom we can love and respect more than any other man in the world." Roosevelt got 90's in two examinations and will reach New York on Friday. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fathers and sons; Health; College students--Study and teaching; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1877-12-16

Postcard from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is enjoying his hunting and camping trip in Maine. His asthma was initially bothering him but it cleared up after camping out. Snowshoeing is going well, and he feels like he has "got enough health" to last until next summer.

Resource Type: Postcard

Subject: Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Snowshoes and snowshoeing; Health; Asthma

Date: 1879-03-10

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt hopes that Martha Bulloch Roosevelt is feeling better. He visited the dentist and his teeth did not require any work. Roosevelt asks that Elliott Roosevelt tell him how he will send Theodore's bridle and saddle to Cambridge, Massachusetts. Roosevelt will send his sisters the photographs this week.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Health; Dentistry; Horses--Equipment and supplies; Photographs; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Minot, H. D. (Henry Davis), 1859-1890

Date: 1879-04-13?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt describes a day trip across the Kerry countryside with Alice Lee Roosevelt. Ireland is beautiful but has a "terrible understratum of wretchedness." He personally witnessed this in the form of a man passed out from hunger. The man was revived, fed, and sent on his way with ten shillings.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Honeymoons; Travel; Outdoor recreation; Rural poor--Health and hygiene; Rural poor--Social conditions; Ireland--Kerry; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1881-05-24

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