Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

 

Biography

Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New Yorl City. He was president of the United States from 1901-1909. He was also a writer, naturalist, and soldier. He won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1906 for mediating an end to the Russo-Japanese War (1904–05), and he secured the route and began construction of the Panama Canal (1904–14). Roosevelt died on January 6, 1919.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Norman Hapgood letter

Mss 906409
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 906409
Date(s): 1906-07-09
Abstract

In English.

The White House, Washington [DC], to Norman Hapgood, New York, New York, Letter

Mss 907660
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 907660
Date(s): 1907-12-10
Abstract

Will write about Mr. Meredith for Mr. Forbes-Robertson. Thinks St. Gaudens double eagle is the best coin since the Greeks.