- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
- Call number
- MssCol 23252
- Physical description
- .7 linear feet (1 volume)
- Preferred Citation
Winning of the West : manuscript, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
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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.
Source of acquisition
Donated by Worthington C. Ford, 1931
Compiled by Amelia Carlin, 2015
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328