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Promissory note from the State of Massachusetts Bay to Luke Day

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Note promises to pay 2000 pounds from the State of Massachusetts Bay to Captain Luke Day, by March 1, 1783, with interest of 6% per annum. The note is apparently related to service with the Continental Army.

Resource Type: Other

Subject: Promissory notes; Massachusetts; United States. Continental Army

Date: 1780-01-01

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from August 1-31, 1871

Description:

Twelve-year-old Theodore Roosevelt's diary chronicling a trip through the northeastern United States with his family including the Adirondack Mountains, Lake George, and Lake Placid in New York, the White Mountains and North Conway in New Hampshire, Worcester, Massachusetts and New Haven, Connecticut and others. 

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Travel; New York (State)--Adirondack Mountains; New York (State)--Lake George; New York (State)--Lake Placid; United States--White Mountains (N.H. and Me.); New Hampshire--North Conway; Massachusetts--Worcester; Connecticut--New Haven

Date: 1871-08

Harvard Yard

Description:

Harvard Yard at Harvard University. Matthews Hall is visible on the left, with several large American elm trees in the foreground.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Massachusetts--Cambridge--Harvard Yard; Harvard University

Date: 1872-1882?

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1878

Description:

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1878. Roosevelt attended Harvard College and spent the summer in Oyster Bay, New York, and on an expedition in Maine. The major event of the year was the death of Roosevelt's father. Roosevelt reflects on the death of his father many times throughout the year. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances and his "game record" for the year.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: College students--Recreation; College students--Social life and customs; Education, Higher; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Sailing; Finance, Personal; Massachusetts--Cambridge; Massachusetts--Boston; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Maine; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, William Emlen, 1857-1930; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1878

Field book of zoology

Description:

Zoological observations made by Theodore Roosevelt between March 24, 1876 and February 7, 1879. Observations were made in Oyster Bay, New York; the Adirondack Mountains; Forest Hill near Boston, Massachusetts; Island Falls, Maine; Garrison, New York; Long Island Sound; Red Bank, New Jersey; and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Zoology; Animals--Study and teaching; Nature observation; Nature study; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; New York (State)--Adirondack Mountains; Maine--Island Falls; New York (State)--Garrison; Atlantic Ocean--Long Island Sound; New Jersey--Red Bank; Massachusetts--Cambridge; Massachusetts--Boston--Jamaica Plain

Date: 1879

Personal diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1879

Description:

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1879. Roosevelt attended Harvard College, spent the summer in Oyster Bay, New York, and went on two expeditions to Maine. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal finances and his "game bag" for the year.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: College students--Recreation; College students--Social life and customs; Education, Higher; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Outdoor recreation; Hunting; Finance, Personal; Massachusetts--Boston; Massachusetts--Cambridge; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Maine; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, William Emlen, 1857-1930; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930

Date: 1879

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt recounts a sledding party in Chestnut Hill and the people in attendance.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Recreation; Massachusetts--Chestnut Hill

Date: 1879-02-03

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt hopes that Martha Bulloch Roosevelt is feeling better and inquires what winter clothing he has in New York. He describes the men in the photograph for Corinne Roosevelt; they include Gorham Peters, Charles Washburn, and Charles Ware. Roosevelt's horse is in "beautiful trim" if a bit shaggy looking. He has been riding often to Chestnut Hill and visited Jamaica Plain with Minot Weld.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Social life and customs; Cold weather clothing; Horses; College students--Travel; Massachusetts--Chestnut Hill; Massachusetts--Boston--Jamaica Plain; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Saltonstall, Richard M. (Richard Middlecott), 1859-1922; Weld, Christopher Minot; Peters, George Gorham, 1858-; Washburn, Charles G. (Charles Grenfill), 1857-1928; Ware, Charles

Date: 1879-04-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt informs his sister of his social activities over the last weekend.  Social calls included lunch with the Lees in Chestnut Hill, driving into Boston with Alice and Rose, and spending the night with George Minot in Forest Hills.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Massachusetts--Chestnut Hill; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1879-05-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt summarizes his recent socializing, including visits to the Guilds, Bacons, and Lees. He has an equally busy social schedule, plus studying and society work, for the upcoming week.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Social life and customs; Entertaining; Dinners and dining; Massachusetts--Chestnut Hill; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Saltonstall, Rose; Saltonstall, Richard M. (Richard Middlecott), 1859-1922

Date: 1879-10-20

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