The Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

There are many books currently available on Theodore Roosevelt. Use the search capabilities of the on-line book stores to search for them. 

Listed below are the books written by Theodore Roosevelt. While many are out of print you may be able to obtain them from Barnes & Noble or Amazon Books on the internet as many have been recently reprinted. Books that I know are currently available are followed by their ISBN number. If you know of the availability of any of the other books please email me by clicking here with the appropriate information and I will post it.

Please note that many of these books may be available under multiple ISBNs.

I am indebted to Brandon Coyle for the links to the online versions of these manuscripts.


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Books By Theodore Roosevelt

1882 The Naval War of 1812 (0870214454) [Click here for online version]
1885 Hunting Trips of a Ranchman Parts 1 & 2 (0679602348)  [Click here for online version]
1887 Thomas Hart Benton   [Click here for online version]
1888 Essays on Practical Politics   [Click here for online version]
1888 Gouverneur Morris (040300313X)   [Click here for online version]
1888 Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail (An abbreviated version is available as Ranch Life in the Far West (0873583760) [Click here for online version]
1889 The Winning of the West, Vol 1 "The Spread of English Speaking Peoples"   [Click here for online version]; Vol 2 "In The Current of the Revolution" (083289553)   [Click here for online version]; Vol 3 "The War in the Northwest"  [Click here for online version]
1891 New York   [Click here for online version]
1893 The Wilderness Hunter (0375751521)   [Click here for online version]
1893 American Big Game, with George Bird Grinnell   [Click here for online version]
1894 The Winning of the West, Vol 4 "The Indian Wars"   [Click here for online version]; Vol 5 "St. Claire and Wayne" (pub date unknown); Vol 6 "Louisiana and Aaron Burr" (unknown pub date)   [Click here for online version]
1895 Hero Tales from American History, with Henry Cabot Lodge   [Click here for online version]
1895 Hunting in Many Lands, with George Bird Grinnell   [Click here for online version]
1897 American Ideals   [Click here for online version]
1897 Some American Game
1897 Trail and Campfire, with George Bird Grinnell   [Click here for online version]
1899 The Rough Riders (ISBN 0878339825)   [Click here for online version]
1900 Oliver Cromwell   [Click here for online version]
1900 The Strenuous Life (ISBN 1557091420)   [Click here for online version]
1902 The Deer Family, with T.S. Van Dyke, D.G. Elliot, and A.J. Stone   [Click here for online version]
1904 Addresses and Messages   [Click here for online version]
1905 Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter (ISBN 0811730336)   [Click here for online version]
1905 The Winning of the West, Vol 5 "Louisiana and Aaron Burr" [Click here for online version]
1907 Good Hunting   [Click here for online version]
1909 Outdoor Editorials
1910 African and European Addresses   [Click here for online version]
1910 African Game Trails (ISBN 0312021518)   [Click here for online version]
1910 American Problems   [Click here for online version]
1910 The New Nationalism [Click here for online version]
1910 Presidential Addresses and State Papers, 8 vols.   [Click here for Vol 1 online version]     [Click here for Vol 4 online version]
1912 The Conservation of Womanhood and Childhood   [Click here for online version]
1912 Realizable Goals   [Click here for online version]
1913 Autobiography (ISBN 0306802325) [one of several versions under several titles]   [Click here for online version]
1913 History as Literature   [Click here for online version]
1913 Progressive Principles   [Click here for online version]
1914 Through the Brazilian Wilderness   [Click here for online version]
1914 African Game Animals, with Edmund Heller   [Click here for online version]
1915 America and the World War   [Click here for online version]
1916 A Book-Lovers Holiday in the Open   [Click here for online version]
1916 Fear God and Take Your Own Part   [Click here for online version]
1917 The Foes of Our Own Household   [Click here for online version]
1917 Social Justice and Popular Rule (ISBN 045059094)   [Click here for online version]
1917 National Strength and International Duty   [Click here for online version]
1918 The Great Adventure   [Click here for online version]
1919 Letters to His Children   [Click here for online version]

Pub Date Unk
Colonial Policies of the United States (Earliest publishing seen is 1937)  Most likely written by Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
Hunting Trails of the West (Possibly titled Ranch Life in the Far West, by Roosevelt and edited by Gerard T. Altoff and contains selections from Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail  and others)


Historical Books of Theodore Roosevelt's writings compiled by other writers

Bishop, Joseph Bucklin, ed. Letters to His Children. New York: Scribners, 1926 (Currently available as a "reprint" as: A Bully Father--Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children, ISBN 0-679-43948-x)

Hagedorn, Herman, ed. The Memorial Edition of the Works of Theodore Roosevelt, 24 vols. New York: Scribners, 1926

Morrison, Elting, ed. The Letters of Theodore Roosevelt, 2 vols. Cambrige MA: Harvard University, 1951

Wills, James Austin. The Letters of and Speeches of Theodore Roosevelt. New York: Billington and Sons, 1937


Some Modern Books of Note

Brands, H.W., TR The Last Romantic, New York: Basic Books, 1997 ISBN 0465069584

Miller, Nathan, Theodore Roosevelt-A Life, New York: William Morrow & Co., 1992 ISBN 068806784

McCullough, David, Mornings on Horseback, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981 ISBN 0671447548

Morris, Edmund, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, New York: Ballentine Books, 1979 ISBN 0345339029

Pringle, Henry F., Theodore Roosevelt, New York: Konecky & Konecky, 1931 (Special republication by Harcourt, Brace and Company) ISBN 1568520611

Kerr, Joan Paterson, A Bully Father--Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children. New York: Random House, 1995 ISBN 067943948X

Grant, George, Carry a Big Stick-The Uncommon Heroism of Theodore Roosevelt. Nashville: Cumberland House, 1996 ISBN 1888952202

Kerr, Joan, ed., A Bully Father-Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children. New York: Random House, 1995 ISBN 067943948x


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Updated 2010-02-27