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Title
Winning of the West : manuscript, 1889
Names
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1889
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 23252
Topics
Northwest, Old -- History
Genres
Proofs (Printing)
Notes
Acquisition: Donated by Worthington C. Ford, 1931.
Physical Description
Extent: .7 linear foot (1 volume)
Description
Theodore Roosevelt was the twenty-sixth president of the United States. His manuscript draft of Volume 1 of The Winning of the West was written after his return to New York following two years ranching in the Dakotas. It comprises approximately 300 leaves, with some missing pages. The manuscript begins part way through chapter one and includes annotations and additional textual insertions. The preface is also present, as are several original and copied letters which were published as appendices to chapters of the published volume.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 922378522
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20804846
MSS Unit ID: 23252
Photo Order: 55029
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9d890640-4a9d-0133-34c3-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1889: Created
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Winning of the West : manuscript, 1889" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9d890640-4a9d-0133-34c3-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Winning of the West : manuscript, 1889" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 1, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9d890640-4a9d-0133-34c3-00505686d14e

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1889). Winning of the West : manuscript, 1889 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9d890640-4a9d-0133-34c3-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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Winning of the West : manuscript, 1889