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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, and Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt enjoyed his mother's long letter and looks forward to seeing the "curiosities and living things" she has collected for him. He describes his four mice to his sister, Corinne Roosevelt. Roosevelt asks his father to write and take Martha Bulloch Roosevelt to a battlefield so she can collect some "trophies" for him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letter writing; Zoological specimens; Mice as pets; Motion sickness; Battlefields

Date: 1868-04-28

Letter from Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt to Theodore Roosevelt

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Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt writes in rhyme to Theodore Roosevelt (or "Tedie"), expressing the hope that Theodore feels better soon.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Sick children; Rhyme; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1869-11-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt from Richfield, New York where he went because he was sick. He has been sick several times since starting on his trip. He visited Philadelphia, New York City, Oyster Bay and Saratoga.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Sick

Date: 1870-08-14

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore and Elliott Roosevelt are well but Corinne Roosevelt is often homesick. Roosevelt has been studying German and French. He even overhears some Minkwitz family conversations as they do not believe he can understand them. Roosevelt is concerned about the location of his boxing gloves and gun.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Homesickness; Language and languages--Study and teaching; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1873-05-29

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna, saying his short visit home has made him homesick. He did not realize how much he would have to study at Harvard. Roosevelt also asks his sister to send him a list of what the family wants for Christmas and to send him things that he left at home. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Homesickness; College students--Study and teaching; Gifts; Harvard College (1780- )

Date: 1876-12-11

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from January 7 to December 27, 1877

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Theodore Roosevelt's diary for the year 1877, age 18-19. He records events at Harvard, including wrestling matches, and hunting at Oyster Bay. Also includes two end of year lists: "Game log" and "Collections for year."

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Diaries; College students--Examinations; College students--Social life and customs; Wrestling; Hunting; Zoology; Boxing; Sick; Health; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Harvard College (1780- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1877

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna saying that he received a letter from her and was missing home at the beginning of the week. Later in the week he rode the train to a friend's house where he and several other boys spent time together. He wants to plan a collecting trip to the White Mountains or Adirondacks in the summer. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Social life and customs; Travel; Homesickness; Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893

Date: 1877-01-14

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna expressing his sympathy that she is ill. Roosevelt explains how much energy his sister has and describes what he thinks a typical day for her would consist of. He also describes his weekend and his experience at a very full church on Sunday.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: General well-being schedule; Sick; Church; Holy Trinity Church (Boston, Mass.)

Date: 1877-04-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister from Schooner Head, Maine, and informs her of his social calls.  He also mentions that he is suffering from stomach problems, but that his friends have been taking good care of him.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Recreation; Sick

Date: 1880-07-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his mother of his activities in Bar Harbour, including lawn tennis and dancing.  Roosevelt mentions that he was ill, but that Alice Lee took very good care of him.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Recreation; Sick; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884

Date: 1880-08-01

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