Theodore Roosevelt provides a brief update on his attitude and
appearance while studying in Dresden. He provides illustrations of
an incident where the family lost their keys, when he brought a
dead bat to the Minkwitz home, and a humorous view of Darwinian
Family vacations; Locks and keys; Bats--Collection and preservation; Evolution (Biology); Natural selection
Corinne Roosevelt was ill but has recovered. Theodore Roosevelt
relates a conversation he overheard with a German servant girl
regarding keeping the goose for the next day. Roosevelt concludes
with humorous illustrations of Darwinian theory.
German language; Evolution (Biology); Natural selection; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933
Theodore Roosevelt tells H. D. Minot the species of blackbirds
he saw in the Adirondacks. He asks Minot to excuse his delay as he
had to go to town to find out.
Assistant Secretary Roosevelt sends Frederick Courteney Selous a
pamphlet from C. Hart Merriam. Merriam has named a new species of
wapiti after Roosevelt.
Elk; Pamphlets; Animal species; Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942
William Austin Wadsworth provides his opinion on why the New York Forest, Fish and Game Commission is ineffective as currently constituted.
Wildlife conservation; Nature conservation; New York (State). Forest, Fish and Game Commission
President Roosevelt will be unable to attend the banquet held by the Vermont Fish and Game League.
Wildlife conservation; Vermont; Procter, John Robert, 1844-1903
David Starr Jordan lays out a plan to protect fur seals and end pelagic sealing.
Wildlife conservation; Seals (Animals); Northern fur seal; Russia; Japan; Great Britain; Alaska--Pribilof Islands; Russia (Federation)--Commander Islands; Permanent Court of Arbitration
President Roosevelt’s speech while laying a cornerstone at
the gateway to Yellowstone National Park. He discusses the creation
of the park and its purpose. He also thanks the people for their
cooperation to prevent acts of vandalism and destruction in the
Game protection; Forest conservation; Wildlife conservation; Natural areas; Landscape protection; National parks and reserves; Montana--Gardiner; United States--Yellowstone National Park Region
President Roosevelt just completed two weeks in Yellowstone Park and was astonished by the abundance of game. Roosevelt hopes to bring Yellowstone to the public's attention.
Presidents--Travel; Wildlife conservation; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Burroughs, John, 1837-1921; Pitcher, John, 1854-1926
President Roosevelt would like golden trout to be propagated in
hatcheries throughout the United States to prevent their extinction
from overfishing in Volcano Creek near Mount Whitney, California.
Commissioner Bowers should discuss the matter with Stewart Edward
White and periodically send progress updates to Roosevelt.
Wildlife conservation; Golden trout; Golden trout fishing; Overfishing; Fish hatcheries; California--Mount Whitney; United States. Bureau of Fisheries; White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946
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