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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Douglas Robinson

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Commissioner Roosevelt has limited availability due to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt's health. He sets out a schedule for meeting with Anna Roosevelt, Anna Hall Roosevelt, and the lawyer to discuss declaring Elliott Roosevelt insane and confining him to an asylum.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Scheduling; Insanity (Law); Mentally ill--Institutional care; Mental illness--Treatment; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931; Roosevelt, Anna Hall, 1863-1892; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1891-08-06

Letter from Henry Parish to Theodore Roosevelt

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Henry Parish sends congratulations to President Roosevelt on the election results. Parish is also very happy about Eleanor Roosevelt's recent engagement announcement. Parish is fond of Eleanor and has high regard for Franklin.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Weddings; Presidents--Election; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

Date: 1904-12-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

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President Roosevelt writes to his son Kermit that John Hay is ill and Frank Travers has died. He also mentions going to New York to give away Eleanor Roosevelt in marriage. He has been riding a lot with Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and has been playing tennis with Matt and Ted. The birds have returned and Archie and Quentin played with friends.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Birds; Tennis; Horses; New York (State)--New York; Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick in the City of New York; Sons of the American Revolution; Hay, John, 1838-1905; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Travers, Francis C., 1849-1905; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

Date: 1905-03-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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Theodore Roosevelt sends a memento made from the skin of a rhinoceros he shot in Africa to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson. Roosevelt jokes about skunks suffering from hydrophobia in Arizona and New Mexico.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Big game hunting; Skunks; Rhinoceroses; Souvenirs (Keepsakes); New Mexico; Arizona; Africa; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953

Date: 1911-02-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt wishes he could have seen Ted's speech in church so it was nice to hear about it in the letter. It would have been nice to have seen Eleanor, Mrs. Alexander, and Fair. Roosevelt asks that Ted thank Mrs. Alexander for her letters. He notes that his predictions for the next election are the same as Ted's, believing that Taft will get the nomination because La Follette is falling behind. Roosevelt also expresses relief that his speech-making days are done and closes with the promise of a pamphlet on bird and mammal coloration, as Roosevelt is waiting on its delivery from the American Museum.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidential candidates; Public speaking; Pamphlets; Mammals--Color; Birds--Color; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925

Date: 1911-06-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Archibald B. Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes that he hopes Grace Lockwood Roosevelt doesn't feel obligated to visit. Richard Roosevelt is still ill and Ethel Roosevelt Derby is visiting.  Roosevelt is sending his latest book to Archie and Gracie.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: World War (1914-1918); Books and reading; Daughters-in-law; Grandchildren of presidents; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Roosevelt, Grace Lockwood, 1893-1971; Derby, Richard, 1914-1922

Date: 1917-09-16

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Archibald B. Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt received three of Archie Roosevelt's letters at once.  Roosevelt will write an editorial concerning the YMCA, since he does not approve of men using the YMCA to avoid military service.  It is good that Generals Wood, Pershing and Duncan are in charge of the war effort. Roosevelt will be returning home the following day.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Draft--Draft resisters; Generals; Presidents--Travel; Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States and British Provinces; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

Date: 1917-10-21

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Archibald B. Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt reports that Archie Roosevelt is now a father and that Archie's old captain, Adolf Wiedebach, came to visit.  Weidebach agrees with Roosevelt that the German-American Alliance should be suppressed. He ends with a comment about letters being censored.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: World War (1914-1918); Birth of a person; Americanization; Censorship; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Roosevelt, Grace Lockwood, 1893-1971; Roosevelt, Archibald, 1918-1990; Wiedebach, Adolf

Date: 1918-03-04

Letter from Sara Delano Roosevelt to Isabella Greenway

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Sara Delano Roosevelt was pleased to hear that Isabella Greenway was developing a hot springs, and not a ranch, with Elliott Roosevelt. Roosevelt expresses concern and affection for Elliott's wife, Elizabeth Browning Donner Roosevelt, and feels she was treated poorly in Washington, D.C., Roosevelt asks Greenway to be good to Elizabeth.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hot springs; Washington (D.C.); Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Donner, Elizabeth Browning, 1911-1980; Roosevelt, William Donner, 1932-2003; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1910-1990

Date: 1932-1933

Letter from Gutzon Borglum to Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Gutzon Borglum reviews the historic items to be inscribed on the west wall of Mount Rushmore. He describes the Mount Rushmore National Committee and its composition. Borglum argues that at least three women should be on the committee.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Monuments--Designs and plans; Monuments--Design and construction; Monuments--Political aspects; National monuments; Presidents--Monuments; Committees; Committees--Decision making; South Dakota--Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

Date: 1934-03-15

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