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Collection Reference Number GLC02920
From Archive Folder Documents Spanning Decades 
Title Address of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts in honor of Theodore Roosevelt, Ex-President of the United States before the Congress of the United States Sunday, February 9, 1919 [word processed inventory available]
Date 1905-1940
Author Lodge, Henry Cabot (1850-1924)  
Document Type Book
Content Description Memorial address at the time of Theodore Roosevelt's death. Printed by the Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Pasted within the book are 13 letters, one photograph of Henry Cabot Lodge, three manuscripts, and five prints of Roosevelt. Seven of the letters and two of the manuscripts are written by Theodore Roosevelt. Out of the seven letters by Roosevelt, four are to Charles Greenough, a lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts dated 1912-1918. Two are to George W. Goethals, the chief engineer of the Panama Canal dated 1918-1919, and one is to Henry Cabot Lodge, 1905. Also includes three letters by Edith Roosevelt, one to Joseph Frost and two to Arthur D. Hill. There is one letter by Henry Cabot Lodge to Charles Greenough in 1919, one by Ethel Derby, Roosevelt's daughter, to Mrs. Arthur D. Hill on the death of her brother, Quentin Roosevelt in 1918, and one by Arthur D. Hill to his wife concerning the Roosevelt family in 1919. A book label printed with "Greenough" is pasted inside the front cover. Pasted on second blank leaf of book is a printed poem written by Corrine Roosevelt Robinson entitled "Sagamore," in memory of Roosevelt. Sagamore Hill was the Roosevelt home in New York. Pasted on the last blank page of the book is a magazine print of a sculpture relief of Roosevelt that reads "Aggressive Fighting for the Right is the Noblest Sport the World Affords." Leather binding is broken so front and back cover are detached.
Subjects President  Congress  Death  American Statesmen  Panama Canal  Canals  Science and Technology  Woman Author  Women's History  First Lady  World War I  Children and Family  Poetry  Literature and Language Arts  Morality and Ethics  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  
People Lodge, Henry Cabot (1850-1924)  Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)  Roosevelt, Theodore (1887-1944)  Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow (1861-1948)  Hill, Arthur Dehon (1869-1947)  Derby, Ethel Roosevelt (1891-1977)  Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)  Goethals, George W. (George Washington) (1858-1928)  Greenough, Charles P. (Charles Pelham) (1844-1924)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945