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Tranquility, summer home at Oyster Bay of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt

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Tranquility was the summer home that Theodore Roosevelt and his wife Martha Bulloch Roosevelt kept in Oyster Bay, New York. On the verandah, from left to right, are Martha Bulloch Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt. On the lawn, from left to right, are Edith Kermit Carow and Corinne Roosevelt. 

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Roosevelt, Martha Bulloch, 1835-1884; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1872

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Bulloch Gracie

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Theodore Roosevelt and his friends set off large numbers of fireworks over the Fourth of July and they all have some burns. Corinne Roosevelt had an asthma attack but has recovered. Roosevelt is now permitted to stay in the water as long as he likes but he was almost drowned the other day after being caught under water. He is studying English, French, German, and Latin.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fourth of July; Fireworks; Swimming; Language and languages--Study and teaching; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1872-07-07

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from January 16 to November 6, 1875

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Theodore Roosevelt diary annotated in the front cover "T. R. Jr. Sporting and collecting." Entries are primarily from Oyster Bay, New York with some made from the St. Regis Lake region in the Adirondack mountains. Records of animals and skins. End of diary contains "Summary of collections in 1875" and "Summary of collections of 1874."

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Animals; Collectors and collecting; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; New York (State)--Adirondack Mountains

Date: 1875

Theodore Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow and Elliott Roosevelt

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A tintype of Theodore Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, and Elliott Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1875

Remarks on the zoology of Oyster Bay, L.I.

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Theodore Roosevelt's notes on animals observed near Oyster Bay, New York. Observations were made between May 1874 and July 1876.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Zoology; Animals--Study and teaching; Nature observation; Nature study; New York (State)--Oyster Bay

Date: 1876

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

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

Description:

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 University; 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

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

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