Museum research files, ca. 1900-1990, 1953-1990(bulk).


Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.). Museum research files, ca. 1900-1990, 1953-1990(bulk).

Museum research files, ca. 1900-1990, 1953-1990(bulk).

Research files on Theodore Roosevelt, the Roosevelt family, and their home at Sagamore Hill, including correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and other records of the National Park Service and various consultants relating to the conservation and historic preservation of Sagamore Hill, its contents and surrounding properties; inventories and appraisals of the property from 1919 on; information on the artists who are represented by works at Sagamore Hill; and other reports, articles, research notes and clippings about Roosevelt, his family and career. Of note are reports, minutes, financial records and other papers relating to the acquisition and restoration of Sagamore Hill by the Roosevelt Memorial Association (now the Theodore Roosevelt Association), 1949-1953; and transcriptions or notes on interviews with family members or associates, including daughters Alice Roosevelt Longworth and Ethel Roosevelt Derby, grandson Willard Roosevelt, former Rough Rider Jesse Langdon, and Mary Sweeny and Brigette Turbidy, members of the household staff at Sagamore Hill.

9 cubic ft.

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