Roosevelt, Belle, 1892-1968

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Kermit Roosevelt

  • 1889, Oct. 10: Born, Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y.
  • 1908: Graduated from Groton School, Groton, Mass.
  • 1909: Accompanied his father, Theodore Roosevelt, on a hunting expedition to Africa
  • 1912: Graduated from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1912 - 1916 : Engaged in engineering and banking in South America
  • 1913: Member, Theodore Roosevelt's expedition to Brazil in search of the source of the Duvida River
  • 1914: Married Belle Wyatt Willard
  • 1917: Joined the British armed forces and served in Mesopotamia
  • 1918: Transferred from the British to the United States army in France
  • 1919 - 1938 : Executive, various steamship lines
  • 1939: Resigned from the shipping business and entered the British army
  • 1939 - 1941 : Served with British armed forces in Norway and Egypt
  • 1942 - 1943 : Joined the United States army and served in Alaska
  • 1943, June 4: Died, Alaska

Belle Roosevelt

  • 1892, July 1: Born, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1914: Married Kermit Roosevelt
  • 1939: Organized and directed the business, Your Secretary, Inc.
  • 1941: Organized Young America Wants To Help, Junior Division, British War Relief
  • 1944: Campaigned for the reelection of Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 1968, Mar. 30: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt Papers, 1725-1975, (bulk 1900-1964), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Letters to Belle Wyatt Willard Roosevelt, 1913-1918. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. The George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, 1785-1948 (inclusive), 1928-1937 (bulk). Purdue University Library
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943. Kermit and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1928-1962. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943. Papers of Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt, 1885-1975. Library of Congress
creatorOf Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt Papers, 1725-1975, (bulk 1900-1964) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Family papers, 1853-1954. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Astor, Vincent, 1891-1959 person
correspondedWith Cole, Corinne Robinson Alsop, 1886-1971 person
associatedWith Coolidge, Harold J. (Harold Jefferson), 1904- person
associatedWith Cooper, Merian C. person
associatedWith Cutting, C. Suydam (Charles Suydam), 1889- person
associatedWith Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. person
associatedWith Field, Stanley, 1875-1964 person
associatedWith Groton School. corporateBody
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939 person
associatedWith Herbert, Elizabeth Willard. person
associatedWith Kermit Roosevelt Memorial Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Kerr Steamship Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
associatedWith Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Archibald, 1918-1990 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943. person
associatedWith Roosevelt Steamship Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944 person
associatedWith Timpson, Lawrence. person
associatedWith United States Lines Company. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Maritime Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 person
associatedWith Winant, John G. (John Gilbert), 1889-1947 person
correspondedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
associatedWith Young America Wants to Help. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Oyster Bay (N.Y.)
Puerto Rico
Great Britain
Philippines
Fort Richardson (Alaska)
Middle East
Subject
Shipping
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
Arabs
Hunting
Hunting
Hunting
Preparatory schools
Presidents
Occupation
Social leaders
Soldiers
Authors
Businessmen
Businesswomen
Explorers
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Birth 1892

Death 1968

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