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Clippings scrapbook, volume seven

Description:

Scrapbook of clippings from various periodicals related to the 1884 election, Republican politics, civil service reform, and reviews of Hunting Trips of a Ranchman.

Resource Type: Scrapbook

Subject: Elections; Political campaigns; Civil service reform; Books--Reviews; Political cartoons; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); United States Civil Service Commission

Date: 1884-1891

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Flanagan

Description:

Civil Service Commissioner Roosevelt informs Thomas Flanagan that he will bring his case to the attention of the Commission.  However, Roosevelt notes that it is unlikely that they can help, as the Commission has power over appointments but not over removals from office.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: United States Civil Service Commission

Date: 1889-08-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edmund Clarence Stedman

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt suggests that Edmund Clarence Stedman contact Putnam's to loan a copy of Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. Stedman might also want to consult Essays on Practical Politics and what Roosevelt believes to be his best work, Winning of the West. He is sending the sixth report of the Civil Service Commission, which he wrote.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Books and reading; Authors and publishers; United States Civil Service Commission

Date: 1890-01-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about his recent enjoyable trip to St. Louis and Indianapolis where he made some speeches. He and friend Cecil Spring Rice are enjoying their time living together and have been socializing quite a bit. Roosevelt continues to enjoy his work at the Civil Service Commission.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Dinners and dining; Work; Missouri--Saint Louis; Indiana--Indianapolis; United States Civil Service Commission; Spring Rice, Cecil, Sir, 1859-1918

Date: 1891-05-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about her upcoming visit to Sagamore Hill.  Roosevelt has been conducting his Civil Service Commissioner work from home as there was a pressing issue that needed to be addressed. He says McClellan has done nothing wrong. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Federal government--Administration; Dinners and dining; Work; United States Civil Service Commission

Date: 1891-12-13

Letter from Carl Schurz to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Carl Schurz has contacted President-Elect Cleveland about Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt's desire to meet with him. Based on Cleveland's response, Schurz expresses his hope that Cleveland will meet with Roosevelt and Roosevelt will be retained in his position on the Civil Service Commission.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Civil service; Civil service reform; United States Civil Service Commission; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

Date: 1893-01-04

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about plans for their upcoming trip to the World's Fair.  Because President Grover Cleveland asked him to do so, Roosevelt thinks that he will stay in his position as Civil Service Commissioner for at least another year though he hasn't gotten along with his colleagues.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: World's Columbian Exposition; Travel; Dinners and dining; Work; United States Civil Service Commission; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908

Date: 1893-04-26

A moving scene

Description:

Commissioner Roosevelt, dressed as a cowboy, carries Commissioner Lyman on his back. Commissioner Johnson follows behind, carrying a rug labeled "Eligible List." Behind Lyman, a fourth figure carries a basket labeled "Prize Conundrums."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Storage and moving trade; Parades; United States Civil Service Commission; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Lyman, Charles

Date: 1893-06-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt, discouraging her from going to visit their alcoholic brother Elliott. He does not believe that Elliott can be helped so should just be left alone.  Roosevelt continues to put in long hours at the Civil Service Commission. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Alcoholics--Family relationships; Dinners and dining; Work; United States Civil Service Commission; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1893-10-11

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about current happenings with the family.  Alice is away at school, and brother Elliott sent Roosevelt a Christmas gift. He and Edith continue to socialize quite a bit. He feels the Civil Service Commission is accomplishing something but his book is not really coming along. Roosevelt goes for scrambles in Rock Creek Park.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Gifts; Civil service reform; Writing; Recreation; Washington (D.C.)--Rock Creek Park; United States Civil Service Commission; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

Date: 1893-12-31

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