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Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 213
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter written by Theodore Roosevelt Jr., son of President Theodore Roosevelt, to Lord Desborough, while he (Roosevelt Jr. ) was Governor-General of the Philippines. Although it does not go into depth about any particular topic, the letter touches on the following subjects: war verse, victory of the Democrats, and Roosevelt’s future plans.

Dates

  • 1933

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Letter must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

Biographical / Historical

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (November 13, 1887-July 12, 1944) was a veteran of World War I and World War II, a Medal of Honor recipient, and an American political and business leader. He was the oldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt. Theodore Jr. served in many important political and military offices, including Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Governor of Puerto Rice, Governor-General of the Philippines, and Brigadier General in the U.S. Army. In the business realm, he served as Chairman of the Board of American Express, and Vice-President of Doubleday Books. He was implicated in the Teapot Dome Scandal, but later cleared of all charges. Theodore Jr. graduated from Harvard and pursued both business and political careers, but is most famous for his courage and valor on the battlefield in both World War I and World War II.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains a letter written by Theodore Roosevelt Jr., son of President Theodore Roosevelt, to Lord Desborough, while he (Roosevelt Jr. ) was Governor-General of the Philippines. Although it does not go into depth about any particular topic, the letter touches on the following subjects: war verse, victory of the Democrats, and Roosevelt’s future plans.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was found in Theodore Roosevelt’s Taps on September 24, 1958.
Title
Guide to the Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Letter, 1933
Status
Completed
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA