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Nobel Peace Prize medal reproduction

Description:

Reproduction of the Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded to Theodore Roosevelt in 1906.

Resource Type: Medal, Commemorative

Subject: Medals; Nobel Prizes

Date: 1906

Letter from Jørgen Løvland to Herbert H. D. Peirce

Description:

Jorgen Løvland, Chairman of the Nobel Committee of the Norwegian Parliament, acknowledges the committee's receipt of two letters. President Roosevelt passed them through Herbert H. D. Peirce, the U.S. Ambassador to Norway, regarding Representative Richard Bartholdt's candidacy for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Nobel Prizes; Peace; Administrative procedure; Norske Nobelkomite; Norway. Stortinget; Bartholdt, Richard, 1855-1932; Norris, George W. (George William), 1861-1944; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1906-09-04

Rewritten telegram from Theodore Roosevelt to Jørgen Løvland

Description:

President Roosevelt rewrites a telegram that was to be sent to Jørgen Løvland expressing his gratitude at being named the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Roosevelt changes the telegram's statement that the prize money will go towards the building of the Panama Canal and changes it so that the money will go towards a "permanent industrial peace committee."

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Thank-you notes; Nobel Prizes; Peace; Working class; Industrial relations; Agricultural laborers; Labor disputes--Government policy; Panama--Panama Canal; Norske Nobelkomite

Date: 1906-12-03

Letter from William Emlen Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Emlen Roosevelt congratulates Theodore Roosevelt on being awarded the Nobel Prize and offers his opinions on Theodore's address opening a new session of Congress. Roosevelt disagrees with Theodore's proposition concerning graduated taxes, but agrees with everything else in the speech. William also offers opinions on the currency question and hopes that discussions will shed light on the matter and that Congress will get something done.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Money--Law and legislation; Income tax--Law and legislation; Nobel Prizes; Speeches, addresses, etc.; United States. Congress; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1906-12-07

Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech

Description:

Minister Herbert H. D. Peirce was authorized to read this message while accepting the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906. In this message, Roosevelt expresses his gratitude at receiving the prize, and describes his plans for using the prize money. He has determined to use the money to establish an Industrial Peace Committee within the United States.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Nobel Prizes; Nobel Prize winners; Peirce, Herbert H. D. (Herbert Henry Davis), 1849-1916

Date: 1906-12?

Instructions regarding Nobel Peace Prize money

Description:

This document details how President Roosevelt would like the Nobel Peace Prize award money to be used. The money, totaling around $40,000, is to be used in the creation of an Industrial Peace Committee. The committee is to have representatives from labor and capital, addressing the concerns of each and bringing about industrial peace.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Nobel Prizes; Labor unions; Labor; Industrial relations; Capital

Date: 1906-12?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Seth Low

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt believes that the arrangements he made for the disposition of his Nobel Prize money was a mistake. If possible, he would like to use the funds for different philanthropic purposes.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Nobel Prizes; Nobel Prize winners; Finance, Personal; Charity

Date: 1914-11-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William Jennings Bryan

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt sends receipt of William Jennings Bryan's letter, which had included the circular from the Nobel Committee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters; Nobel Prizes

Date: 1914-12-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alexander Smith Cochran

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt write to Alexander Smith Cochran, founder of the Elizabethan Club, to inquire about employment opportunities for poet Bliss Carman. Roosevelt mentions that when he was President, he angered the "ultra-civil-service Reformers" by encouraging a similar poet, Arlington Robinson, to pursue writing instead of his work at a millinery store. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Poetry; Nobel Prizes; Millinery workers; Civil service; Wages; Massachusetts--Boston; Elizabethan Club (Yale University); United States. Congress; Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929; Perkins, Robert; Lambert, Alexander, 1861-1939

Date: 1915-02-04

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Victor Murdock

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt jokes to Representative Victor Murdock that he cannot divide up the bearskin until he receives it. Roosevelt has not seen the Nobel Prize Fund money yet.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hides and skins; Bears; Nobel Prizes; Prize money

Date: 1915-02-25

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