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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins

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Theodore Roosevelt requests that Dora Watkins collect plant and animal specimens for him. Roosevelt misses Watkins and heard that the voyage was unpleasant. He requests that Corinne Roosevelt write more often. Yesterday was the last day of dancing class.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Biological specimens; Botanical specimens; Ocean travel; Dance--Study and teaching; Mice as pets; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1868-04-30

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from January 1 to September 14, 1869

Description:

Ten-year-old Theodore Roosevelt records his trip to Europe with his family. He records the names of hotels and towns where they stayed, people to whom he sent letters, everyday activities, how his money was spent, the names of friends he made in Europe, and lists of Dutch and German words he learned. Samples of plants and flowers he saw were pressed into the pages. 

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Travel; Hotels; Money; Dried flowers; Plants; Indo-European languages; Europe; Germany; Switzerland; France; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878

Date: 1869

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from May 12 to August 8, 1869

Description:

Ten-year-old Theodore Roosevelt documents his trip to Europe with his family in this diary. It begins on the steamship Scotia and includes Liverpool, Scotland, London, Holland, Switzerland and more. 

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Travel; Ships; Europe, Western; England--London; Scotland; England--Liverpool; Netherlands; Switzerland

Date: 1869

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from September 9 to December 2, 1869

Description:

Eleven-year-old Theodore Roosevelt documents his trip through Europe in this diary he titled "My journal of Northern Italy." There are entries for Italy, Austria, Saxony, Belgium, Prussia and France. Roosevelt created a geographic index at the end. 

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Travel; Italy; France; Belgium; Austria; Europe--Saxony; Europe--Prussia (Duchy)

Date: 1869

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edith Kermit Carow

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt didn't enjoy the voyage to England as there wasn't much to do. He learned how to tell time by the bells and the names of the sails. Roosevelt met his cousins after arriving and thinks that they kiss too much. He finds Liverpool to be a "very funny place."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Ocean travel; Sailing ships; Cousins; Kissing; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1869-05-29?

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins and Thomas Watkins

Description:

The Roosevelts are in Europe and have been traveling long hours by rail, carriage, and foot.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Travel; Austria--Salzburg; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

Date: 1869-10-09

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Dora Watkins and Thomas Watkins

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt enjoyed Switzerland and Scotland. He describes a carriage ride from Geneva to Chamonix. They ascended a mountain on mules to visit the Mer de Glace, a glacier on Mont Blanc. Roosevelt has been collecting stamps from the countries he has visited.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Family vacations; Travel; Carriages and carts; Mules--Transportation; Glaciers; Stamp collecting; France--Chamonix-Mont-Blanc; Switzerland--Geneva; Scotland

Date: 1869-11-11

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from December 3, 1869 to January 7, 1870

Description:

Eleven-year-old Theodore Roosevelt continues chronicling his family trip through Europe in this diary. First entry is titled, "The continuation of my Journel [sic] in France December 3rd 1869." There are entries from across Western Europe including Naples, Rome, and Caserta. Lists at end of volume: "Accounts my money," "Hotel index," "Plan of hotels," and "Letters received."

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Travel; Money; Hotels; Letters; Christmas; Holidays; Europe, Western; France; Italy

Date: 1869-1870

Diary of Theodore Roosevelt from January 9 to September 10, 1870

Description:

Eleven-year-old Theodore Roosevelt continues to chronicle his family's trip through Europe in this diary. The diary begins with his trip through the Papal states, then through France, England and back home to the United States. Lists at the end include "Papa's money," "hotels" and "countries visited."

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Travel; Money; Hotels; Europe--Papal States; France; England

Date: 1870

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Edith Kermit Carow

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt, age 11, wrote to Edith Kermit Carow, describing his visit to snow-covered Mt. Vesuvius. Signed "Ever your loving friend, T. Roosevelt."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Mountaineering; Travel; Italy--Vesuvius

Date: 1870-01-01

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