Digital Library Advanced Search

SEARCH THE DIGITAL LIBRARY


29 results: Expanded View | Index View
Display: per page, sorted by
of 3 Page:

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to J. Alden Loring

Description:

If J. Alden Loring wishes to join the expedition to Africa, President Roosevelt will inform Charles Doolittle Walcott, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. However, he advises Loring that no member of the expedition party will be able to write about the trip until after Roosevelt has published his own articles and book as per his agreement with Scribner's. The big game hunting will also only be done by Theodore and Kermit Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Apologies; Authors and publishers; Periodicals; Books; Publications; Naturalists; Scientific expeditions; Big game hunting; Africa; Charles Scribner's Sons; Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927; Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916; Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

Date: 1909-01-02

Letter from J. Alden Loring to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

J. Alden Loring cannot find the notes on the life histories of mammals that he let Theodore Roosevelt take when they left Gondokoro. Loring asks Roosevelt to send them to him at his home in New York when he has finished with them since Loring needs them to make his official report.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Scientific expeditions; Travel writing; Mammals; Sick; Africa; South Sudan; New York (State)--Owego

Date: 1910-03-20

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethel Roosevelt Derby

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt and Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt have comfortable rooms on the USS Vandyck, and Edith is getting a lot of rest. They have had good weather, and Roosevelt summarizes their average day aboard ship. Margaret Roosevelt has been a good traveling companion for Edith, and Roosevelt is comfortable with them traveling the west coast of Chile together. He is looking forward to seeing Kermit Roosevelt and is delighted with Father Zahm and the rest of the expedition members.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Americans--Travel; Ocean travel; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Zahm, John Augustine, 1851-1921; Roosevelt, Lucy Margaret, 1888-1914

Date: 1913-10-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Quentin Roosevelt

Description:

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt is doing well on board the SS Vandyck, and Margaret Roosevelt has proven to be a successful traveling companion. Theodore Roosevelt is pleased with the "thoroughly good fellows" of the expedition. There are a number of unknowns regarding the expedition, but Roosevelt believes they "shall do something worth doing." The voyage has been pleasant, and they are just passing the Antilles.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Ocean travel; Scientific expeditions; West Indies; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Lucy Margaret, 1888-1914

Date: 1913-10-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ethel Roosevelt Derby

Description:

Kermit Roosevelt has been a great comfort on the trip but Theodore Roosevelt wishes Kermit had immediately married Belle Wyatt Willard instead of joining the expedition. He is pleased that Kermit will be married and already loves Belle devotedly. Roosevelt enjoyed having Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt along for so much of the trip. He is not enjoying the continuous speech making and banquets. However, they have entered the natural history and exploration part of the expedition and Roosevelt is feeling more comfortable and rested.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Americans--Travel; Marriage; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Discovery and exploration, American; Scientific expeditions; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Belle, 1892-1968; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Derby, Richard, 1881-1963

Date: 1913-12-10

Memoir by Frank Harper

Description:

Frank Harper, who accompanied Theodore Roosevelt on his South American expedition and acted as his secretary, details activities of the expedition. There are edits in pencil throughout the manuscript. 

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Travel; Discoveries in geography; Explorers; South America; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1913-12-10 to 1914-01-14

Theodore Roosevelt and Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt and Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon pose with a recent kill during the Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Discovery and exploration, American; Discovery and exploration, Brazilian; Brazil; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Rondon, Candido Mariano da Silva, 1865-1958

Date: 1913-1914?

Members of the Roosevelt-Rondon scientific expedition

Description:

Members of the Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition conferring along a river.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Rondon, Candido Mariano da Silva, 1865-1958

Date: 1913-1914?

I did my writing in headnet and gauntlets

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is shown in a headnet and fringed gauntlets, seated in a clearing in a camp chair at folding table, writing.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1913-1914?

Theodore Roosevelt in a poncho

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is shown on a plain with four other men (one on horseback) and several automobiles. The photographer is visible at the far left.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1913?

Display: per page, sorted by
of 3 Page: