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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt has just realized that spring has arrived. The birds are returning, and he enjoyed seeing and hearing large numbers of robins in the park. Last night's small party was a success. Anna Roosevelt has been an excellent housekeeper, and Roosevelt has performed his duty, winding the clocks, "in the most commendable manner."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spring; Migratory birds; Robins; Entertaining; Chores; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1875-03-14

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Martha Bulloch Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt asks if his father is enjoying himself and reports that the Roosevelt children are in good health. The children had a dinner party and Roosevelt hopes that the guests' ages are satisfactory. His dancing class, boxing, studies, and mission class are "progressing beautifully."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Children--Conduct of life; Education--Children; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1876-03-13

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes his sister Anna Roosevelt about a picnic with West's "intended" and sister Corinne and a ride he took on his horse Lightfoot. Roosevelt also mentions how good it is to see their father happy as he is enjoying Mr. and Mrs. Dodge's visit.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Picnics; Horses; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Dodge, W. E. (William Earl), 1832-1903

Date: 1876-07-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt apologizes to his sister for not writing sooner due to heavy studying and examinations. He informs her of his plans to introduce her to some of his friends over Christmas vacation. Roosevelt provides her with short character sketches of his friends, including Nickerson, Bacon, Hooper, Shaw, Chapin, Jackson, Pellero, and Welling. After receiving a postcard from her, Roosevelt makes plans to have a party during vacation.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Study and teaching; Entertaining; Christmas; Cowles, Anna Roosevelt, 1855-1931

Date: 1876-12-14

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister about readjusting to school life after the holiday.  He recounts his friends' impressions of their visit to the Roosevelt home and mentions his future social activities.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Study and teaching; Entertaining

Date: 1877-01-14

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister after a visit.  Roosevelt writes that all of his friends enjoyed her visit as well, and that they especially admired Edith.  He also mentions new acquaintances that he has met.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1877-06-03

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

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt updates his sister on his social calendar.  He tells her of social calls made with Arthur Hooper, dinner with Harry Shaw, dancing class, and parties.  He also sends his regards to several girls back home.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: College students--Social life and customs; Entertaining

Date: 1878-01-13

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 Martha Bulloch Roosevelt to H. D. Minot

Description:

Martha Bulloch Roosevelt is disappointed to have missed H. D. Minot's visit and hopes to see him in April.  She informs him of Theodore Roosevelt's visit to Maine.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Maine; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894

Date: 1879-03-20

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