Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal

Fall 2016

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Current Issue Highlights

    • Review of Darrin Lunde, The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt, a Lifetime of Exploration, and the Triumph of American Natural History
    • Review of Geoffrey Cowan, Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary
    • Review of Mark Lee Gardner, Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy. Regiment, and the Immortal Charge Up San Juan Hill
    • Theodore Roosevelt: From the Beyond The Material Culture of Theodore Roosevelt #14
    • The Rest of the Story: “Official” Copies of Philip de László’s 1908 Painting of Theodore Roosevelt (and More)
    • Presidential Snapshot #28
    • The Town That Commanded the President to Stop at Its Railroad Station
    • The Theodore Roosevelt Association Gratefully Acknowledges. Its Leading Financial Supporters

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      David H. Burton,

      This issue of the Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal is dedicated to the memory of Professor David H. Burton, a frequent contributor and a member for many years of the TRA Advisory Board, who passed away in October 2016. To the editor of the TRA Journal, with whom he shared a strong interest in the subject of TR and Anglo-American relations, Prof. Burton was a longtime friend and a valuable mentor. During a distinguished career as a scholar, Prof. Burton authored more than twenty books, including Theodore Roosevelt: Confident Imperialist (1968) and edited many others, including William H. Taft: Essential Writings and Addresses (2009).

      The Theodore Roosevelt Association Sustaining Benefactors Society

      As part of the TRA leadership’s effort to strengthen our organization financially, in October 2016 the Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the Theodore Roosevelt Association Sustaining Benefactors Society. Please see page 5 for details. And, if your economic circumstances permit, please consider becoming a Sustaining Benefactor. Inquiries may be directed to President William Tilchin (617-353-2897;, Chief Executive Officer Tweed Roosevelt (617-523-8737;, or Executive Administrator Marie Kutch (516-921-6319;

      Save These Dates

      The Ninety-eighth Annual Meeting of the Theodore Roosevelt Association will take place Friday-Saturday, October 27-28, 2017, in New York City. The Harvard Club of New York will be our host facility. An outstanding program, focused in large measure on TR and the police, is in the works; details will be available soon.


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