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Theodore Roosevelt: A Resource Guide

Theodore Roosevelt, a bust portrait, facing slightly right
Theodore Roosevelt, a bust portrait, facing slightly right.
1 photographic print. 1902.
Prints & Photographs Division.
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Selected Bibliography

Finding Books by and about Theodore Roosevelt

The Library of Congress online catalog contains more than one hundred subject headings for books related to Theodore Roosevelt. To find works on any of these topics, select Browse, and enter the words Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 into the search box; then choose the Subjects beginning with option for a list of Roosevelt-related subject headings. Click on any heading to see a list of titles with that subject heading; and click on any of the titles to access the book's bibliographic record.

From among the hundreds of Roosevelt-related titles in the Library of Congress collections, the bibliography below highlights the most significant editions of works by Roosevelt and a limited selection of biographies and other works particularly useful to a general audience and younger readers.

Selected Works by Theodore Roosevelt

Hagedorn, Hermann, ed. The Works of Theodore Roosevelt. 20 vols. New York: Scribner, 1926.
LC Call Number: E660 .R842 [Catalog Record]

Morison, Elting E., ed. The Letters of Theodore Roosevelt. 8 vols. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1951-54.
LC Call Number: E757 .R7958 [Catalog Record]

Roosevelt, Theodore. An Autobiography. New York: Macmillan, 1914.
LC Call Number: E757 .R7904 [Catalog Record]
Note: This workExternal Link has been made available on the Internet Archive.

-----. African Game Trails, An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist, by Theodore Roosevelt; with Illus. from Photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and Other Members of the Expedition, and from Drawings by Philip R. Goodwin. New York: Scribner, 1910.
LC Call Number: SK 252 .A3 1910a [Catalog Record]

-----. The Naval War of 1812. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1882.
LC Call Number: E360 .R86 1882 [Catalog Record]

-----. The Rough Riders. New York: Scribner, 1899.
LC Call Number: E725.45 [Catalog Record]

-----. Through the Brazilian Wilderness. New York: Scribner, 1914.
LC Call Number: F2515 .R78 1914 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work has been made available in full text on our site.

-----. The Winning of the West. 4 vols. New York and London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1889-96.
LC Call Number: F351 .R79 [Catalog Record]

Selected Biographies and other Studies of Roosevelt

Beale, Howard K. Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of America to World Power. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins Press, 1956.
LC Call Number: E757 .B4 [Catalog Record]

Cutright, Paul Russell. Theodore Roosevelt: The Making of a Conservationist. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1985.
LC Call Number: E757 .C985 1985 [Catalog Record]

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013.
LC Call Number: E757 .G66 2013b [Catalog Record]

Gould, Lewis L. The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1991.
LC Call Number: E756 .G62 1991 [Catalog Record]

McCullough, David. Mornings on Horseback. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981.
LC Call Number: E757 .M45 [Catalog Record]

Miller, Nathan. Theodore Roosevelt: A Life . New York: Morrow, 1992.
LC Call Number: E757 .M67 1992 [Catalog Record]

Morris, Edmund. Colonel Roosevelt. New York: Random House, 2010.
LC Call Number: E757 .M8825 2010 [Catalog Record]

-----. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1979.
LC Call Number: E757 .M883 1979 [Catalog Record]

-----. Theodore Rex. New York: Random House, 2001.
LC Call Number: E757 .M885 2001 [Catalog Record]


Wheelock, John Hall. A Bibliography of Theodore Roosevelt. New York: Scribner, 1920.
LC Call Number: Z8757.3 .W56 1920 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work has been made available on the Internet through BartlebyExternal Link.

Sayler, James, comp. Presidents of the United States--Their Written Measure: A Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1996.
LC Call Number: Z1249.P7 S29 1996 [Catalog Record]

Younger Readers

Fritz, Jean. Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt! New York: G. P. Putnam’s, c1991.
LC Call Number: E757 .F85 1991 [Catalog Record]

McCollum, Sean. Theodore Roosevelt : America’s 26th president. New York: Children’s Press, 2004.
LC Call Number: E757 .M447 2004 [Catalog Record]


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