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Theodore Roosevelt Portrait Photograph and Letter to Lieutenant Kathryn C. Ditmars
MS-M042  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Theodore Roosevelt portrait photograph and letter to Lieutenant Kathryn C. Ditmars
    Dates: 1917-1918
    Collection number: MS-M042
    Creator: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
    Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: This collection comprises one typed letter, signed, from Theodore Roosevelt to Lieutenant Kathryn C. Ditmars and a 4" x 6" mounted portrait photograph of Roosevelt. On verso of photograph, in manuscript: "Theodore Roosevelt. September 1918" and in a different hand, "This photo was presented to Judge Wm. G. Van Hare [when] he was appointed judge of the International Court at Alexandria, Egypt, and this day presented to Kay Wolford by Aaron Du Bois." The letter expresses Roosevelt's regret that he cannot provide an answer to a question posed by Ditmar, or be of help in an unstated matter.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. These materials are in the public domain. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Theodore Roosevelt portrait photograph and letter to Lieutenant Kathryn C. Ditmars . MS-M042. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Kay Wolford, 1965.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Andre Ambrus and description written by Ryan Hildebrand, 2005.

    Biography

    Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States. He was born in New York City in 1858 and died in 1919 at Sagamore Hill.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection comprises one typed letter, signed, from Theodore Roosevelt to Lieutenant Kathryn C. Ditmars and a 4" x 6" mounted portrait photograph of Roosevelt. On verso of photograph, in manuscript: "Theodore Roosevelt. September 1918" and in a different hand, "This photo was presented to Judge Wm. G. Van Hare [when] he was appointed judge of the International Court at Alexandria, Egypt, and this day presented to Kay Wolford by Aaron Du Bois." The letter expresses Roosevelt's regret that he cannot provide an answer to a question posed by Ditmar, or be of help in an unstated matter.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919--Corresponedence.
    Ditmars, Kathryn C.--Corresponedence.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Portraits--20th century.
    Letters--20th century.

    Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Wolford, Kay, former owner.
    DuBois, Aaron, former owner.
    Van Hare, William G., former owner.