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Lady Windermere's fan

Description:

Book belonging to Quentin Roosevelt, entitled "Lady Windermere's Fan", by Oscar Wilde. Inscribed inside front cover: "Quentin Roosevelt Returnable This means you."

Resource Type: Book

Subject: English literature; Books and reading; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

Date: 1893-1918?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles announcing the birth of his son, Quentin Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Birth of a person; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

Date: 1897-11-19

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt updates Anna Roosevelt Cowles on the family's health and activities, including how his new son Quentin Roosevelt is fitting in with his siblings.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Children; Carow, Emily Tyler, 1865-1939; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979; Lodge, Anna Cabot Mills Davis, 1850-1915; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1897-11-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt hadn't seen the poem before, but it is a "bully" one. He is concerned about fireworks in Washington, D.C. Roosevelt details the guests that will attend Quentin Roosevelt's upcoming christening and promises to send a photograph of Ethel Roosevelt. He wishes Robert Harry Munro Ferguson could take part in their "Sunday scrambles."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Poetry; Fireworks; Baptism; Hiking; Photographs; Washington (D.C.); Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977; Pauncefote, Julian, Baron, 1828-1902; Pauncefote, Maud; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1897-12-22

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt describes Edith Roosevelt's first steps toward recovery from her very serious illness, which may have been typhoid fever. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Typhoid fever; Abdomen--Diseases; Travel; New York (State)--New York; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1897?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt gives an update on the health of his wife and children. Edith Roosevelt is still ill with influenza and Theodore Roosevelt Jr. and Quentin Roosevelt are also not well. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Influenza; Diseases; Travel; Health; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Cowles, Wm. S. (William Sheffield), 1846-1923

Date: 1898-01-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Alice Roosevelt

Description:

Assistant Secretary of the Navy Roosevelt informs his daughter Alice that mother's sciatica is improving and he is reading to and romping with the children. During his visit to the Lodges, Nannie Cabot Lodge had an attack of the grippe. The Maine disaster has kept him very busy. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sciatica; Children; Play; Books and reading; Battleships; Maine (Battleship No. 10); Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918; Lodge, Anna Cabot Mills Davis, 1850-1915; Derby, Ethel Roosevelt, 1891-1977

Date: 1898-02-20

Quentin Roosevelt aged six months

Description:

Quentin Roosevelt is photographed here in a baby dress, aged six months.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

Date: 1898-05

The grave of Quentin Roosevelt in France, and pack mules with ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba

Description:

The film opens with a brief shot of several unidentified men on a boat before moving to scenes of American and French soldiers placing a new fence around the grave of Quentin Roosevelt along with a new headstone engraved in French. After a short break, the film then shows scenes of mules, loaded with boxes of ammunition, being driven along a trail, likely near Santiago, Cuba. About 12,000 mules were taken to Cuba and used primarily for transporting immediate reserves of small-arms ammunition during the Spanish-American War. Some of the men may be civilian mule skinners hired by the Army to handle the pack mules.

Resource Type: Video

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); World War (1914-1918); Death and burial of a person; Memorial rites and ceremonies; Mules; Mules--War use; Mules--Transportation; Soldiers; Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of; Cuba; France; Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

Date: 1898-1920

Watercolor portrait of Quentin Roosevelt as a child

Description:

A 3/4 inch bust length view watercolor portrait of Quentin Roosevelt as a child by unknown artist.

Resource Type: Painting

Subject: Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

Date: 1898?

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