Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film
This presentation features 104 films which record events
in Roosevelt's life from the Spanish-American War in 1898
to his death in 1919. Besides containing scenes of Roosevelt,
these films include views of world figures, politicians,
monarchs, and friends and family members of Roosevelt who
influenced his life and the era in which he lived. Also
contains four sound
recordings of Roosevelt's voice.
Theodore Roosevelt Papers
This collection contains approximately 276,000 documents (roughly 461,000 images), most of which were digitized from 485 reels of previously reproduced microfilm. Held in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, these papers constitute the largest collection of original Roosevelt documents in the world. The collection contains personal, family, and official correspondence, diaries, book drafts, articles, speeches, and scrapbooks, dating from 1759 to 1993 with the bulk of material from the period between 1878 and 1919.
Roosevelt Papers at the Library of Congress, 1759-1919
A small preview selection of diary excerpts from the Manuscript
Division's collection of Theodore Roosevelt's papers.
Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920
Documents the historical formation and cultural foundations
of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural
heritage. The collection consists of books, pamphlets,
government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs,
and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of
the Library of Congress. "Wilderness
Reserves," an essay by Roosevelt in American
Big Game in its Haunts; the book of the Boone and Crockett
Club edited by George Bird Grinnell, is included.
It also includes more than 190 conservation-related proclamations issued
by President Theodore Roosevelt.
Printed Ephemera: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
The Printed Ephemera collection comprises 28,000 primary
source items dating from the seventeenth century to the
present and encompasses key events and eras in American
history. Search the
collection to find
items related to Theodore Roosevelt such as his 1907 Arbor
Day message to American schoolchildren and his 1915 reaction
to the sinking of the RMS Lusitania.
U.S. Presidential Inaugurations: "I Do Solemnly Swear..." A Resource Guide
This collection contains approximately 400 items relating
to presidential inaugurations, including Theodore
Roosevelt taking the oath of office in 1901 and
items from his inauguration in
and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating
the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years
In honor of the Manuscript Division's centennial, its
staff selected approximately ninety representative documents
spanning from the fifteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.
This collection contains a letter containing
an illustrated fable that Roosevelt wrote for his son,
Theodore Roosevelt Jr.