Roosevelt, Nicholas, 1893-1982

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Nicholas Roosevelt was the nephew of U.S. president Theodore Roosevelt and accompanied him on a tour of the Southwest in the summer of 1913.

From the description of Nicholas Roosevelt diary, 1913. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 37518552

A relative of Theodore Roosevelt, Nicholas attended the school from Long Island, New York. Evans School opened in October 1902 near Mesa, Arizona to combine "roughing it" with a private school education. In 1921, Prof. Evans moved the school to Tucson, Arizona.

From the description of Evans School photograph album, 1909-1910. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 47246442

American author.

From the description of Typed letters signed (3) : Big Sur, Calif., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1965 Feb. 16 and 25, and 1967 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868211

Brooks knew Roosevelt from his times in Carmel, California. Roosevelt also had known Gladys in her youth.

From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1945-1953. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 183884112

Nicholas Roosevelt (1893-1982) was an American author, journalist, conservationist, and diplomat. A first cousin once removed of President Theodore Roosevelt, he was born June 12, 1893 in New York City and received his A.B. from Harvard in 1914. He served as an attache at the American Embassy in Paris for the next two years, and as secretary to the American mission to Spain in 1916-1917. He served as Vice-Governor to the Philippines for a few months in 1930 before being named minister to Hungary, a post he held for three years (1930-1933). He was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a writer for its journal Foreign Affairs, and a foreign correspondent and editorial writer for the New York Times and New York Herald Tribune for more than 20 years (1921-1946). During World War II he was appointed head of the Office of War Informations (1942-1945).

In addition to his newspaper work, Roosevelt wrote twelve books including The Philippines, a Treasure and a Problem (1926), A New Birth of Freedom (1938), Venezuela's Place in the Sun: Modernizing a Pioneering Country (1940), Creative Cooking (1956), and Theodore Roosevelt: The Man as I Knew Him (1967). His autobiography, A Front Row Seat, was published in (1953.

From the guide to the Nicholas Roosevelt Papers, 1846-1962, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Papers of Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss, ca. 1860-1969 (inclusive) Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933. Papers, 1847-1933 Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Roosevelt, Nicholas, 1893-1982. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1945-1953. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Biography clippings : "R" [surname] folder 1899-2001. Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (bulk:1700-1800) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Nicholas Roosevelt Diary, 1913 Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, New Mexico History Museum.
creatorOf Nicholas Roosevelt Papers, 1846-1962 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977. Bruce Bliven papers, 1906-1985. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Oliver Wolcott correspondence, 1789-1848 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Schuyler, Brandt. Ledger, 1739-1766 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Nathaniel Alexander Owings Papers, 1911-1983, (bulk 1960-1980) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Roosevelt, Nicholas, b. 1893. Account of the 1912 Republican Convention, 1912. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Smith, Corinna Lindon, 1876-1965. Papers, 1851-1966 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Owings, Nathaniel Alexander, 1903-. Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, 1911-1983 (bulk 1960-1980). Library of Congress
creatorOf Roosevelt, Nicholas. Evans School photograph album, 1909-1910. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Dana, Samuel Trask, 1883-1978. Samuel Trask Dana papers, 1893-1970. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Montgomery, John Flournoy, 1878-1954. John Flournoy Montgomery papers, 1933-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Van Soelen, Theodore, 1890-1964,. Letters of Theodore Van Soelen, 1950-1963. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. John H. Finley papers, 1892-1940, bulk (1913-1935). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Roosevelt, Nicholas, 1893-1982. Typed letters signed (3) : Big Sur, Calif., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1965 Feb. 16 and 25, and 1967 May 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Roosevelt, Nicholas, 1893-1982. Nicholas Roosevelt diary, 1913. Museum of New Mexico Library
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Artists clippings : "GROUP" folder 1896-2004 Monterey Public Library
creatorOf Henderson, Alice Corbin, 1881-1949. Papers, 1861-1987 (bulk 1920-1949). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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associatedWith Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951 person
associatedWith Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden), 1890-1987 person
associatedWith Atchley, Dana W. (Dana Winslow), 1892-1982 person
correspondedWith Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962 person
associatedWith Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977. person
associatedWith Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965 person
associatedWith Clemenceau, Georges, 1841-1929 person
associatedWith Colby, William Egan, 1920- person
associatedWith Curtis, Charles P. (Charles Pelham), 1891-1959. person
associatedWith Dana, Samuel Trask, 1883-1978. person
associatedWith Dulles, Allen Welsh, 1893-1969 person
associatedWith Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Milton Stover, 1899-1985 person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Evans, H. David person
associatedWith Evans Ranch Boarding School (Mesa, Ariz.) corporateBody
associatedWith Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972 person
associatedWith Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. person
associatedWith Gilbert, Prentiss Bailey. person
associatedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965 person
associatedWith Gunther, John, 1901-1970 person
associatedWith Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964 person
associatedWith Hamilton, Charles K. person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Hanfstaengl, Ernst, 1887-1975 person
associatedWith Henderson, Alice Corbin, 1881-1949. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 person
associatedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 person
associatedWith Kellogg, Frank B. (Frank Billings), 1856-1937 person
associatedWith Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 person
associatedWith Knox, Frank, 1874-1944 person
associatedWith Krock, Arthur, 1886- person
associatedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948 person
associatedWith Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 person
associatedWith Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 person
associatedWith Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974 person
associatedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1902-1985 person
associatedWith Lottinville, Savoie, 1906- person
associatedWith Lucas, Dione, 1909-1971 person
associatedWith Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 person
associatedWith Mayo, Katherine, 1868? -1940 person
associatedWith Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 person
associatedWith Moley, Raymond, 1886- person
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Montgomery, John Fleshman, 1905- person
associatedWith Montgomery, John Flournoy, 1878-1954. person
associatedWith Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971 person
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Owings, Nathaniel Alexander, 1903- person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. Wagenknecht Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Progressive Party (1912) corporateBody
associatedWith Reinhardt, Aurelia Henry, 1877-1948 person
associatedWith Republican National Convention Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Robinson, Edgar Eugene, 1887- person
associatedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Archibald, 1918-1990 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 person
associatedWith Roosevelt family. family
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1914-1988 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944 person
associatedWith Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892- person
associatedWith Sansom, George Bailey, Sir, 1883-1965 person
associatedWith Schuyler, Brandt. person
associatedWith Schuyler, Louisa Lee. person
associatedWith Seldes, George, 1890-1995 person
associatedWith Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993 person
associatedWith Smith, Corinna Lindon, 1876-1965. person
associatedWith Stimson, Henry Lewis, 1867-1950 person
associatedWith Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. person
associatedWith Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, 1891-1968 person
associatedWith Toynbee, Arnold Joseph, 1889-1975 person
associatedWith Van Soelen, Theodore, 1890-1964, person
associatedWith Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1846-1926 person
associatedWith Wagenknecht, Edward, 1900-2004, person
associatedWith Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955 person
associatedWith Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 person
associatedWith Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797 person
associatedWith Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927 person
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Webster (Ariz.)
United States
United States
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Arizona--Maricopa County
Southwest, New
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Roosevelt (Ariz.)
Campaign speeches
Indians of North America
Authors, American
Pima Indians--20th century--Photographs
Private schools--Photographs
New York State
Activism and social reform
Journalists--United States
Southwest, New--Description and travel
Political conventions--1910-1920
Indians of North America--Southwest, New
Conservationists--United States
Ranch life--Photographs
Political Campaigns
Diplomats--United States
Politics, government and public administration
Nature conservation--United States
National parks and reserves--United States


Birth 1893-06-12

Death 1982



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