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Letter from Richard Watson Gilder to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Richard Watson Gilder and Century Magazine are interested in a series of magazine articles to cover President Roosevelt's life up to his succession to the presidency. These articles could later be printed in book form. Gilder suggests that Owen Wister could write the articles.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Biography; Authors and publishers; Publishers and publishing; Presidents--Succession; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

Date: 1901-09-18

Letter from Richard Watson Gilder to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Richard Watson Gilder and Century Magazine are interested in a series of magazine articles to cover President Roosevelt's life up to his succession to the presidency. These articles could later be printed in book form. Gilder suggests that Owen Wister could write the articles.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Biography; Publishers and publishing; Authors and publishers; Presidents--Succession; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918; Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

Date: 1901-09-18

Letter from Curtis Guild to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Roscoe Thayer of the Harvard Graduate's Magazine has asked Curtis Guild to write an article about President Roosevelt's time at Harvard. He requests Roosevelt's help with writing the article and will add or keep out whatever Roosevelt would prefer.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae--Periodicals; Presidents--Biography; Harvard College (1780- ); Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923; Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

Date: 1901-10-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Curtis Guild

Description:

President Roosevelt is happy Curtis Guild will be writing about him for Harvard Graduates' Magazine. Even after the reactions to his dinner with Booker T. Washington, Roosevelt will not be swayed from his policy of appointing the best candidates for positions in the American South.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Biography; Presidents--Press coverage; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Presidents--Relations with African Americans; African Americans--Politics and government; Dinners and dining; Southern States; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Democratic Party (U.S.); Wister, Owen, 1860-1938; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Date: 1901-10-28

Letter from Winthrop Chanler to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Winthrop Chanler suggests that President Roosevelt "direct" Andrew Carnegie to purchase a building for donation to the Smithsonian or the Boone and Crockett Club. He mentions having seen William Sturgis Bigelow and Dan Wister.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Smithsonian Institution; Boone and Crockett Club; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926; Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

Date: 1901-12-17?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to C. Grant La Farge

Description:

President Roosevelt invites C. Grant La Farge to Oyster Bay, New York and mentions that Owen Wister will be in attendance on Wednesday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

Date: 1902-07-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to James B. Connolly

Description:

President Roosevelt enjoys James B. Connolly's work and is pleased to see an American author who "strikes a new note." Roosevelt inquires whether Connolly liked Owen Wister's recent novel, The Virginian.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Authors, American; Virginian (Wister, Owen); Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

Date: 1902-09-29

Letter from Patty Selmes to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Patty M. F. Selmes provides an update on her family and hopes to bring her daughter Isabella to Washington, D.C., to visit the Roosevelts.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; King, Isabella Greenway, 1886-1953; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

Date: 1903-02-17

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Frank Edwards

Description:

President Roosevelt is trying to catch up with Captain Edwards.  Roosevelt knows the record of service that Edwards has and if there is something Edwards desires he would be pleased to grant it.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Higher education and state; Girard College; Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

Date: 1903-09-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Kermit Roosevelt

Description:

President Roosevelt says the house feels empty without Kermit and Ted and reports on the activities of the rest of the family. C. Grant La Farge and Owen Wister are coming to visit.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents' pets; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Wister, Owen, 1860-1938; La Farge, C. Grant (Christopher Grant), 1862-1938

Date: 1903-09-23

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