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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell

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Note from Theodore Roosevelt to George Bird Grinnell.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letters

Date: 1898-01-13

Teddy's hat

Description:

Sheet music for "Teddy's Hat," a march dedicated to Governor Roosevelt. The cover features an illustration of a cavalry hat with the insignia of the 1st Volunteer Cavalry, popularly known as the Rough Riders.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Marches; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1900

McCord's Republican club songs

Description:

"McCord's Republican club songs" is a song book containing lyrics to popular tunes. The songs support William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt in the presidential elections.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Presidents--Election; Campaign songs; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Date: 1900

Report from Arthur MacArthur to Henry C. Corbin

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General MacArthur sends Adjutant General Corbin a list of soldiers killed and wounded on April 28 and April 29 during the Philippine-American War.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Philippine American War (Philippines : 1899-1902); Battle casualties; Philippines; United States. Army

Date: 1900-06-02

Letter from Gifford Pinchot to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Both Gifford Pinchot and Frederick Haynes Newell understand why Vice President Roosevelt cannot make the trip. Pinchot would like to meet with Roosevelt before he goes west.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Travel; United States, West; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; New York (State)--Albany; Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932

Date: 1901-04-02

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to C. Hart Merriam

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt will quote five or six of C. Hart Merriam's lines in his article. Roosevelt has found his twelfth skull and asks if he should send it onto Merriam. Roosevelt would also like to know if the skulls should be kept in the skins or not. Roosevelt asks Merriam what he found out about the bobcat skulls. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Zoological specimens; Writing; Publications; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1901-05-06

Letter from C. Hart Merriam to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

C. Hart Merriam sends Professor Brewer's record of a case when a cougar attacked a child. Merriam is "delighted" that Edith Roosevelt is willing to keep the skulls out of their skins. Merriam answers Theodore Roosevelt's question about an incident when Merriam heard a panther cry.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Puma; Zoological specimens; Taxidermy; Livestock; Washington (State)--Yakima River; Washington (State)--Mount Rainier; Washington (State)--Nisqually River; Washington (State)--North Cascades National Park Region; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1901-05-08

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to C. Hart Merriam

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Theodore Roosevelt has sent the missing mountain lion skull to C. Hart Merriam. This was the only cougar Roosevelt shot in the head, "I hung over a cliff by moonlight and brained it as it lay on a ledge below me." Roosevelt used a 30-30 Winchester to shoot the mountain lion. He fears it will be of little use except for the teeth. Roosevelt asks Merriam for any pamphlets about deer in the U.S.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Puma; Deer; Winchester rifle; Zoological specimens; Big game hunting; United States--Pacific Coast

Date: 1901-05-14

Letter from C. Hart Merriam to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

With Theodore Roosevelt's assistance, C. Hart Merriam has been able to reach a conclusion regarding the bobcats of the southern Rocky Mountain region. Merriam was interested in seeing large skulls from Colorado to see if they match specimens from the Uinta Mountains. Merriam thanks Roosevelt for his contribution to the Biological Survey, and asks to keep some of the skulls. Merriam also responds to Roosevelt's request for information about deer. Merriam has not been able to obtain a white-tailed deer specimen from any location in the far west.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Bobcat; Lynx; Deer; Zoological specimens; Colorado; Texas; New Mexico; Arizona; United States--Uinta Mountains; Florida; Alaska; Rocky Mountains; Minnesota; South Dakota; Idaho; Wyoming; Texas; Utah; United States--Pacific Coast; California, Southern; National Biological Survey (U.S.)

Date: 1901-05-18

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to C. Hart Merriam

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt tells C. Hart Merriam that the five bobcat skulls are Merriam's to keep. Merriam has given Roosevelt the information he wanted about deer. Roosevelt wishes that he had known that Merriam wanted blacktail deer specimens. He could have gotten these from the Little Missouri.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Zoological specimens; Deer; Bobcat; United States--Little Missouri River; North Dakota--Badlands; Rocky Mountains Region

Date: 1901-05-29

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