Digital Library Advanced Search

SEARCH THE DIGITAL LIBRARY


44 results: Expanded View | Index View
Display: per page, sorted by
of 5 Page:

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins and Thomas Watkins

Description:

The Roosevelts spent Christmas in Rome and there were many presents. They ascended Mount Vesuvius and Roosevelt stuck an alpine stick into a small crater which caught the stick on fire. The route down from Vesuvius was very rough.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Christmas; Gifts; Volcanoes; Italy--Rome; Italy--Vesuvius; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1870-01-06

Pastel portrait of Eleanor Butler Roosevelt

Description:

Pastel portrait of Eleanor Butler Roosevelt by Ross, Rome, 1894.

Resource Type: Painting

Subject: Painting; Travel; Children; Italy--Rome; Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler, 1889-1960

Date: 1894

Pastel portrait of Alice Green Hoffman

Description:

Pastel portrait of Alice Green, by Ross, Rome, 1894. 

Resource Type: Painting

Subject: Travel; Painting; Italy--Rome; Hoffman, Alice Green, 1862-1953

Date: 1894

Letter from St. Clair McKelway to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

St. Clair McKelway writes to President Roosevelt regarding the proposed handling of the Manila problem in Rome.  McKelway encourages Roosevelt to make the Vatican come to the United States and deal with the issues on American soil. Governor Taft is part of the delegation that will attempt to handle the situation. Rome regards the arrangement as an establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Vatican. Mssers. Ireland and Gorman are preceding Taft's delegation to tell the views of the American government.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: International relations; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Philippines--Manila; Italy--Rome; Vatican City; Catholic Church. Curia Romana; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Ireland, John, 1838-1918; Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903

Date: 1902-04-18

Summary of letter from St. Clair McKelway

Description:

St. Clair McKelway was amused with the idea of "settling Manila matters in Rome" and provides some suggestions on how to handle the situation.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: International relations; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Philippines--Manila; Italy--Rome; McKelway, St. Clair, 1845-1915

Date: 1902-04-18

Letter from Henry White to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Henry White thanks President Roosevelt for his consideration of White for an ambassadorship to Italy, thinking that he can be beneficial in this service because of his ability to speak Italian. White's son Jack is going to Harvard for his examination and White hopes he goes into public service. White also writes about the painting of Roosevelt's portrait by John Sargent. He thinks that Roosevelt was right not to let Alice Roosevelt go to London. White also discusses Danish policy. He finishes by noting his intention to visit in September or October. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic and consular service, American; Ambassadors--Selection and appointment; Portraits; Thank-you notes; Italy--Rome; England--City of London; Denmark; Catholic Church. Curia Romana; Harvard University; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

Date: 1902-04-21

Letter from Addison Thomas to George B. Cortelyou

Description:

Addison Thomas believes that there is too much Catholic influence in Washington and at the White House, including widespread Catholic plans to influence American policy and leaders. Thomas claims the United States is a Protestant nation and should remain so. He mentions that he is upset that the Administration gave Episcopalian Bishop Whipple's work among the Indians to the Roman Catholics.  Visits by Catholic delegations to Washington concern him.  Thomas points out that this was not the case under previous presidents, but President Roosevelt allows visits and appoints some Catholics to posts.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Anti-Catholicism; Church and state--Public opinion; Protestantism; Italy--Rome; Catholic Church; Whipple, Henry Benjamin, 1822-1901

Date: 1902-04-23

Letter from Lyman Abbott to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Lyman Abbott offers to join Governor Taft and other American officials in Rome to assist in the negotiations with the Vatican regarding the "friar land problem in the Philippines."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Friars; Religion and politics; International relations; Philippines; Italy--Rome; Vatican City; Catholic Church. Curia Romana; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1902-05-10

Letter from John Ireland to Elihu Root

Description:

The Vatican is only willing to allow friars to be removed from parishes and in John Ireland's opinion the government should not ask for more.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friars; Italy--Rome; Catholic Church; Vatican Palace (Vatican City)

Date: 1902-07-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John L. Belford

Description:

President Roosevelt thanks Father Belford for enclosing Father Wynne's letter, which has been recently published in the Evening Post. Roosevelt refutes Wynne's criticism of U.S. policy in the Philippines, and suggests that Wynne has "a lot to learn" before he is justified in issuing such criticism.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Philippine American War (Philippines : 1899-1902); Press and politics; Philippines; Italy--Rome; Catholic Church; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

Date: 1902-07-31

Display: per page, sorted by
of 5 Page: