Theodore Roosevelt

Standard Name: Roosevelt, Theodore


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Family and Intimate relationships Rosamond Lehmann
Rudolph Lehmann was a writer and poet, one-time editor of the Daily News, a contributor to (and at times editor of) Punch, founder of Granta (Cambridge University 's magazine), and, briefly, a...
Friends, Associates Augusta Gregory
While touring America, AG not only renewed her relationship with John Quinn and met Jane Addams , but also met Theodore Roosevelt , a great supporter of the Abbey, and President Taft .
Stevenson, Mary Lou Kohfeldt. Lady Gregory: The Woman Behind the Irish Renaissance. Atheneum.
Friends, Associates Rudyard Kipling
RK liked to build friendships with men of action as well as intellectuals. During his years in Vermont he became a close friend of Theodore Roosevelt (then the Under Secretary of the US Navy) and...
Friends, Associates May Sinclair
On this tour she met both with President Theodore Roosevelt and with Mark Twain .
Zegger, Hrisey Dimitrakis. May Sinclair. Twayne.
Literary responses Augusta Gregory
The collection was widely admired when it first appeared in print. Yeats praised it in his preface as the best book that has come out of Ireland in my time
McDiarmid, Lucy et al. “Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography”. Selected Writings, Penguin, pp. xi - xliv, 525.
and used it as...
Occupation Mary Augusta Ward
The war had a great impact on MAW 's career as a journalist. Owing to Theodore Roosevelt 's belief that she would be helpful in swaying American opinion in favour of joining the war, she...
politics Ezra Pound
EP , who had become a supporter of Mussolini 's Fascist state, began making regular radio broadcasts on Rome Radio to America which were both antisemitic and condemnatory of President Roosevelt .
Nadel, Ira Bruce, editor. “Chronology; Introduction”. The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound, Cambridge University Press, pp. xvii - xxxi; 1.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Textual Production Mary Augusta Ward
MAW 's report on the battle-front of the First World War—England's Effort: Six Letters to an American Friend (penned at the request of Theodore Roosevelt )—appeared in print.
The text is available at the Victorian Women Writers Project .
Willett, Perry, and Perry Willett, editors. “Victorian Women Writers Project”. Indiana University.
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Textual Production Mary Augusta Ward
On 27 December 1915, former American President Theodore Roosevelt asked MAW to describe to the American people the military activities and achievements of the Allies.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press.
Travel John Oliver Hobbes
JOH travelled extensively, often in her role as a now-famous author. She had first revisited the United States, after leaving it as a baby, in May 1886.
Richards, John Morgan, and John Oliver Hobbes. “Pearl Richards Craigie: Biographical Sketch by her Father”. The Life of John Oliver Hobbes, J. Murray.
She saw much of England and...


17 March 1905: Eleanor Roosevelt married her distant cousin...

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17 March 1905

Eleanor Roosevelt married her distant cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt ; at the ceremony she was given away by her uncle Theodore Roosevelt , then President of the United States.

8 November 1906: Theodore Roosevelt travelled to inspect the...

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8 November 1906

Theodore Roosevelt travelled to inspect the construction of the Panama Canal, becoming the first American president to leave the USA while in office.

20 February 1909: America's Great White Fleet returned to Hampton...

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20 February 1909

America's Great White Fleet returned to Hampton Roads, Virginia, from a tour circumnavigating the globe.


Ward, Mary Augusta, and Theodore Roosevelt. Towards the Goal. John Murray, 1917.