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Dates:
1911 April 21
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Correspondence, 10.5 x 11.75 x 0.5 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Dates:
1909 September 13
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file
Size:
1 Item (Correspondence, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Dates:
1909 Febrary 28
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Correspondence, 7 x 8.75 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Acknowledges a model of an elephant's head and the description of how to make a "brain shot." Roosevelt expresses confidence that he is "competent" to get the elephants.

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Dates:
1909 October
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file
Size:
2 Items (Telegrams, 10 x 7.25 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Discusses changes of location for Roosevelt's safari party.

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Dates:
1909 September 8
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file
Size:
1 Item (Correspondence, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

States that the day before he had shot a bull elephant, with tusks weighing about 40 lbs. each, which was destined for the American Museum of Natural History.

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Dates:
1909 March 10
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file
Size:
1 Item (Correspondence, 7 x 8.5 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Refers to his plans to secure elephant specimens for museum.

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Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Dates:
1905-1913
Level:
file
Size:
12 Items (letters and telegrams; 23 pages and 1 envelop)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Letters between Charles Lang Freer and American President Theodore Roosevelt. Topics include Freer's offer of his collection to the Smithsonian; the 1908 portrait of Roosevelt by Gari Melchers; and an invitation to Roosevelt to a position on a committee to address American archaeological studies in China.

Freer accession number F1908.17a

Letters between Charles Lang Freer and Theodore Roosevelt

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Creators:
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Roosevelt African Expedition (1909)
Dates:
[ca. 1912]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed caption on recto reads: "Gaboon Puff Adder."

Printed caption on verso reads: "Gaboon Puff Adder. The Gaboon Puff Adder takes its name from the river Gabun, a tributary of the Congo. Ex-president Roosevelt and party expect to spend considerable time in the regions where these snakes abound. The Puff Adder hisses with a puffing sound. It has an unusually broad triangular head, due to the excess...

Additional printed text on verso reads: "'Roosevelt Tour' Published by Arthur Capper, Topeka, Kansas; Copyrighted, 1909, By Arthur Capper, Topeka, Kansas."

Manuscript message, address, and postmarked postage stamp on verso.

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Dates:
bulk 1912
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0934
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a 3.75 x 5.75 inch hand-drawn and hand-colored cartoon, on cardstock, depicting Theodore Roosevelt, dressed as a "Rough Rider," piloting an airplane that has an American flag attached to its tail. All text on the cartoon is handwritten in black ink in French. The piece is dated November 1912 and is marked no. 4 in a seri...

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