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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frederick Courteney Selous

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Assistant Secretary Roosevelt is glad that Frederick Courteney Selous enjoyed his hunting trip, but is melancholy to realize that the United States has lost so much of its hunting grounds. Roosevelt recalls a few of his own hunting experiences: "I was just in time to see the last of the real wilderness life and real wilderness hunting." Roosevelt also recommends several books to Selous and provides information about his experience ranching in North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Deer; Elk; Hunting; Ranching; Ranch life; Bear hunting; Wilderness areas; Elephants; Hunting guides; Publications; North Dakota; British Columbia; Alaska; Rocky Mountains; Oregon; United States, West; Maine; New York (State); Montana; Wyoming; North Dakota--Little Missouri National Grassland; Boone and Crockett Club; Buxton, Edward North, 1840-1924

Date: 1897-11-30

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Henry Wallace Phillips

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President Roosevelt thanks Henry Wallace Phillips for the volume of short stories. Roosevelt tells Phillips that except for his family life, there was nothing he enjoyed more than ranch life and "nothing ever did me more good." He also tells him that Patty Selmes and her daughter are now in New York.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Short stories; Authors, American--Correspondence; Photographs; Ranch life; Thank-you notes; New York (State)--Long Island; North Dakota; Selmes, Martha (Patty) Macomb Flandrau, 1861-1923; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953

Date: 1904-09-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

President Roosevelt has read Mrs. Monson's letter regarding her son, but Roosevelt does not believe he can help her. Moreover, he is not certain that a cattle ranch is the best place for an eastern boy with a penchant for alcohol. Roosevelt recommends that Anna Roosevelt Cowles ask William Emlen Roosevelt about Jack Roosevelt's training experience on a cattle ranch.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ranch life--Study and teaching; Youth--Alcohol use--Prevention; Youth--Employment; Ranches; Roosevelt, William Emlen, 1857-1930; Roosevelt, John K.

Date: 1908-11-20

Cattle Ranching in North Dakota

Description:

Article offers a brief history of cattle ranching in North Dakota.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Ranch life; Cattle trade; North Dakota--Badlands; Wyoming; Nebraska; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896

Date: 1920-1960?

The Roosevelt Ranches, North Dakota

Description:

Article highlights the history of Theodore Roosevelt’s ranches in the North Dakota Badlands and their state as of the writing.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Ranch life; Historic buildings; Historic rural landscapes; North Dakota--Medora; North Dakota--Badlands; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch; Maltese Cross Ranch Cabin (N.D.); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Ferris, Joseph A.

Date: 1937-09-20

Memorandum from the National Park Service Region 2 Acting Director to Arno B. Cammerer

Description:

Memorandum encloses three separate documents pertaining to the Maltese Cross Ranch and the Elkhorn Ranch including: a separate memo from the acting regional historian which provides the recommendation not to acquire the Maltese Cross Ranch and two autobiographical excerpts (copies) from Theodore Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Memorandum

Subject: National parks and reserves--Management; Ranch life; Historic buildings; North Dakota--Elkhorn Ranch; North Dakota--Billings County; Maltese Cross Ranch Cabin (N.D.); State Historical Society of North Dakota; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Reid, Russell, 1900-1967; Ferris, Joseph A.; Ferris, Sylvane M.

Date: 1940-03-13

As I remember

Description:

Harry Roberts recalls a trip to the Tyler ranch for a community dance.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Ranch life--Social life and customs; North Dakota; Tyler, John

Date: Unknown

Badlands playground

Description:

Summary of the creation of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Also includes numerous anecdotes about Theodore Roosevelt's time in the badlands and his relationship with the Marquis de Mores.

Resource Type: Magazine article

Subject: Ranch life--Social life and customs; North Dakota--Theodore Roosevelt National Park; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896

Date: Unknown

A historical study of Billings County, Dakota Territory

Description:

Historical facts and dates pertaining to Billings County, North Dakota.

Resource Type: Research

Subject: Local history; Frontier and pioneer life; Ranch life; Livestock brands; North Dakota--Billings County; North Dakota--Medora

Date: Unknown

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