Theodore Roosevelt requests that Dora Watkins collect plant and
animal specimens for him. Roosevelt misses Watkins and heard that
the voyage was unpleasant. He requests that Corinne Roosevelt write
more often. Yesterday was the last day of dancing class.
Biological specimens; Botanical specimens; Ocean travel; Dance--Study and teaching; Mice as pets; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933
Ten-year-old Theodore Roosevelt records his trip to Europe with his family. He records the names of hotels and towns where they stayed, people to whom he sent letters, everyday activities, how his money was spent, the names of friends he made in Europe, and lists of Dutch and German words he learned. Samples of plants and flowers he saw were pressed into the pages.
Travel; Hotels; Money; Dried flowers; Plants; Indo-European languages; Europe; Germany; Switzerland; France; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878
Ten-year-old Theodore Roosevelt documents his trip to Europe with his family in this diary. It begins on the steamship Scotia and includes Liverpool, Scotland, London, Holland, Switzerland and more.
Travel; Ships; Europe, Western; England--London; Scotland; England--Liverpool; Netherlands; Switzerland
Eleven-year-old Theodore Roosevelt documents his trip through Europe in this diary he titled "My journal of Northern Italy." There are entries for Italy, Austria, Saxony, Belgium, Prussia and France. Roosevelt created a geographic index at the end.
Travel; Italy; France; Belgium; Austria; Europe--Saxony; Europe--Prussia (Duchy)
Theodore Roosevelt didn't enjoy the voyage to England as there
wasn't much to do. He learned how to tell time by the bells and the
names of the sails. Roosevelt met his cousins after arriving and
thinks that they kiss too much. He finds Liverpool to be a "very
Ocean travel; Sailing ships; Cousins; Kissing; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933
The Roosevelts are in Europe and have been traveling long hours
by rail, carriage, and foot.
Family vacations; Travel; Austria--Salzburg; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933
Theodore Roosevelt enjoyed Switzerland and Scotland. He
describes a carriage ride from Geneva to Chamonix. They ascended a
mountain on mules to visit the Mer de Glace, a glacier on Mont
Blanc. Roosevelt has been collecting stamps from the countries he
Family vacations; Travel; Carriages and carts; Mules--Transportation; Glaciers; Stamp collecting; France--Chamonix-Mont-Blanc; Switzerland--Geneva; Scotland
Eleven-year-old Theodore Roosevelt continues chronicling his
family trip through Europe in this diary. First entry is titled,
"The continuation of my Journel [sic] in France December 3rd 1869."
There are entries from across Western Europe including Naples,
Rome, and Caserta. Lists at end of volume: "Accounts my money,"
"Hotel index," "Plan of hotels," and "Letters received."
Travel; Money; Hotels; Letters; Christmas; Holidays; Europe, Western; France; Italy
Eleven-year-old Theodore Roosevelt continues to chronicle his family's trip through Europe in this diary. The diary begins with his trip through the Papal states, then through France, England and back home to the United States. Lists at the end include "Papa's money," "hotels" and "countries visited."
Travel; Money; Hotels; Europe--Papal States; France; England
Theodore Roosevelt, age 11, wrote to Edith Kermit Carow, describing his visit to snow-covered Mt. Vesuvius. Signed "Ever your loving friend, T. Roosevelt."
Mountaineering; Travel; Italy--Vesuvius
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