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Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt Jr., aged five, is shown reading in the library of the house on Jefferson Place and 19th Street in Washington, D.C.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Books and reading; Children; Libraries; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1892

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt Jr., aged five, is shown reading in the library of the house on Jefferson Place and 19th Street in Washington, D.C.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Books and reading; Children; Libraries; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1892?

Roosevelt's library [Stoner House]

Description:

Photograph showing interior of Roosevelt's library at Stoner House with bookcases, a desk, chairs, sofa, photographs, a sculpture, and a portrait of George Washington hanging over the fireplace.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Presidents--Homes and haunts; Private libraries

Date: 1901-04-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Seymour Eaton

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt donates five books to a library in Philadelphia and suggests others that may be appropriate.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Public libraries--Acquisitions; Book donations; Books and reading

Date: 1901-06-29

Letter from Mrs. H. H. Major to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Mrs. H. H. Major requests that Vice President Roosevelt donate a copy of The Rough Riders to the public school library of Alamogordo, New Mexico.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Gifts; School libraries; New Mexico--Alamogordo

Date: 1901-08-29

Letter from Malcolm Storer to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Malcolm Storer, the curator of Harvard University Library's collection of medals, is interested in acquiring medals featuring Harvard alumni. So far, Storer has collected approximately fifty. Many medals will likely be made in President Roosevelt's honor and Storer requests to be sent copies if possible. The only Roosevelt medal currently housed in the collection is "an inferior campaign one."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Medals--Collectors and collecting; Coins; Medals; Libraries--Special collections; Harvard University. Library

Date: 1901-11-01

Letter from William A. Baillie-Grohman to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William A. Baillie-Grohman inquires whether President Roosevelt wishes to purchase a sporting library being sold by Christian Biedermann of Dresden, Germany.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Private libraries; Sports literature; Books--Purchasing; Books and reading; Germany--Dresden; Biedermann, Christian, Baron

Date: 1901-12-04

Letter from James Russell Parsons to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

The University of the State of New York needs a new library and museum building. Governor Odell promised to take up the matter next year, but James Russell Parsons believes that if the university can acquire the funding to construct the building then the state will increase its support and cover maintenance.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College buildings--Design and construction; College buildings--Planning; College buildings--Finance; Libraries; University of the State of New York; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Doane, William Croswell, 1832-1913; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919

Date: 1901-12-14

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William A. Baillie-Grohman

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt doesn't wish to be a plutocrat except in the occasional instance he would like to be able to purchase something like a hunting trip in Alaska or Africa. Roosevelt cannot think of paying for the hunting library suggested by William Adolph Baillie-Grohman because $15,000 is a large amount of money to put toward the education of his six children.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Libraries; Hunting; Plutocracy; Education--Costs

Date: 1901-12-28

Letter from Richard F. Pettigrew to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Senator Pettigrew asks if Vice President Roosevelt will donate a complete set of his works for a new library in Sioux Falls, South Dakota being funded by Andrew Carnegie.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Book donations; Libraries--Planning; South Dakota--Sioux Falls; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Glidden, Josephine Martin

Date: 1901?

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