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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Bulloch Gracie

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Theodore Roosevelt writes Anna Bulloch Gracie about his family's trip to the Levant. The Roosevelts have been traveling on the Nile River for a month, and Theodore Roosevelt is having a great time. He has been shooting and exploring ruins. Roosevelt particularly enjoyed Karnak, which they saw by moonlight. He has added one to two hundred skins to his collection. All the sporting has been "injurious" to his trousers. Typed copy of original handwritten letter.

 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Travel; Hunting; Egyptians; Egypt; Egypt--Karnak; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884

Date: 1873-01-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Bulloch Gracie

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes Anna Bulloch Gracie about his family's trip to the Levant. The Roosevelts have been traveling on the Nile River for a month, and Theodore Roosevelt is having a great time. He has been shooting and exploring ruins. Roosevelt particularly enjoyed Karnak, which they saw by moonlight. He has added one to two hundred skins to his collection. All the sporting has been "injurious" to his trousers.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation; Hunting; Architecture, Ancient; Cities and towns, Ancient; Nile River; Egypt--Karnak

Date: 1873-01-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edith Kermit Carow

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Since Corinne Roosevelt had been writing so much, Theodore Roosevelt had not previously written to Edith Kermit Carow. Roosevelt has been enjoying the trip and killed several hundred birds with a shotgun his father gave him. He particularly enjoyed Egypt and camping in Syria.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Camping; Tents; Hunting; Fowling; Egypt; Syria; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1873-04-13

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt's athletic achievements

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Record of Theodore Roosevelt's athletic achievements and physical measurements from August 21, 1875 to December 11, 1875.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Athletic ability; Success; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1875

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna describing his time with the Osborns hunting and fishing. He and his brother Elliot swam across the bay and rowed to Laurelton. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Hunting; Fishing; Swimming; Reptiles; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1876-08-06

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

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

William Sewall, Wilmot Dow, and Theodore Roosevelt hunting in winter

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A tintype of Theodore Roosevelt, William Wingate Sewall, and Wilmot Dow during a hunting trip in the Maine woods. From left to right: Sewall, holding a pair of snowshoes and an axe; Dow, with a rifle over his right shoulder and a pair of snowshoes on his back; Roosevelt, with a rifle in his right hand and a pair of snowshoes in his left.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Hunting; Snowshoes and snowshoeing; Maine; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1879

Theodore Roosevelt, William Sewall, and Wilmot Dow hunting in winter

Description:

A photograph of Theodore Roosevelt, William Wingate Sewall, and Wilmot Dow during a hunting trip in Maine. Left to right: Roosevelt, Sewall, and Dow.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Hunting; Maine; Dow, Wilmot; Sewall, William Wingate, 1845-1930; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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

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