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The letters of Archie Butt, personal aide to President Roosevelt

Archibald Willingham Butt

The letters of Archie Butt, personal aide to President Roosevelt

by Archibald Willingham Butt

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Published by Doubleday, Page in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Butt, Archibald Willingham, -- 1865-1912 -- Correspondence,
  • Roosevelt, Theodore, -- 1858-1919,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited, with a biographical sketch of the author, by Lawrence F. Abbott.
    ContributionsAbbott, Lawrence F. 1859-1933.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE748.B94 A4 1924
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 395 p., [7] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13569151M
    LC Control Number24022911
    OCLC/WorldCa1198532

    Teddy Roosevelt as seen through the eyes of his gossipy military aide, Archie Butt. A Georgia native, Butt went down with the Titanic in , accepting death with sang froid as he gallantly helped women and children into life rafts/5(25). The collection consists of a microfilm copy of the correspondence of Archibald Willingham Butt from The letters were written primarily by Butt to his mother, Pamela R.B. Butt, to his sister, Julia Butt (Mrs. John M. Slaton), and to Clara Butt; a few letters are to Butt from others, including Julia Ward Howe, author of The Battle Hymn of the Republic.

    The letters of Captain Archie Butt, who served as a personal aide to both Roosevelt and Taft, provide an intimate view of both men. The Bully Pulpit, like Goodwin's brilliant chronicles of the Civil War and World War II, exquisitely demonstrates her distinctive ability to combine scholarly rigor with accessibility. The letters of Captain Archie Butt, who served as a personal aide to both Roosevelt and Taft, provide an intimate view of both men. The Bully Pulpit, like Goodwin’s brilliant chronicles of the Civil War and World War II, exquisitely demonstrates her distinctive ability to combine scholarly rigor with accessibility. It is a major work of.

      The letters of Captain Archie Butt, who served as a personal aide to both Roosevelt and Taft, provide an intimate view of both men. The Bully Pulpit, like Goodwin’s brilliant chronicles of the Civil War and World War II, exquisitely demonstrates her distinctive ability to .   The President’s immediate response, according to Butt, was “towering rage” and he was terrified the story would leak to the press. In the end it didn’t, only coming to light with the publication of Butt’s letters in as the two-volume work, Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt, Military Aide. The Thing wasn’t the first haunting in the White House.


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The letters of Archie Butt, personal aide to President Roosevelt by Archibald Willingham Butt Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Letters of Archie Butt, Personal Aide to President Roosevelt Archibald Willingham Butt, Lawrence Fraser Abbott Doubleday, Page, - Washington (D.C.) - pages. Butt was tall and distinguished looking, the stereotypical Southern gentleman. He had served as aide to Teddy Roosevelt and when William Howard Taft became president inMajor Butt continued with Taft.

He developed a strong friendship with both men and by the last year of Taft's presidency Butt was caught in an impossible published: 31 Jan, Genre/Form: Personal correspondence Correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Butt, Archibald Willingham, Letters of Archie Butt, personal aide to President Roosevelt.

Get this from a library. The letters of Archie Butt, personal aide to President Roosevelt. [Archibald Willingham Butt; Lawrence F Abbott]. The caption under a photo in this volume reads that an old Negro said of Archie Butt when he passed him on the way to the White House in his dress personal aide to President Roosevelt book, Dere goes de man what's de highest wid de mighty an' de lowest wid de lowly of any man in dis city.

Butt was tall and distinguished looking, the stereotypical Southern gentleman. He had served as aide to Teddy Roosevelt and when.

Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt - Vol. 1 By Archibald Willingham Butt Doubleday, Doran, & Co., PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

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Archie Butt, as he was popularly known the country over, wrote letters home, first to his mother and then to his sister-in-law, almost every day while he was the aide and constant companion of Presidents Roosevelt and Taft.

His letters of the Roosevelt period were published in Archibald W. Butt, The Letters of Archie Butt, Personal Aide to President Roosevelt, edited by Lawrence F. Abbott, Doubleday, Page and Company, Garden City, New York, The record in letters of the last year of the Roosevelt administration by TR's devoted military aide, Major Butt.

The Letters of Archie Butt, Personal Aide to President Roosevelt; Edited with a Biographical Sketch by Lawrence F. Abbott Butt, Major Archibald W Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Co., The first collection, The Letters of Archie Butt, Personal Aide to President Roosevelt, was issued in A second set of letters, Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt, Military Aide, was published in two volumes in after Taft's death.

An influential military aide to President William Howard Taft and President Theodore Roosevelt, Archibald Butt was born into a prominent Augusta, Georgia, family. After his graduation in from the University of the South in Tennessee, Butt began a career in journalism, first writing for the Louisville Courier Journal and later as a reporter.

The Butt–Millet Memorial Fountain is a memorial fountain located in President's Park in Washington, D.C., in the United ted in Octoberit commemorates the deaths of Archibald Butt (the military aide to President William Howard Taft) and Francis Davis Millet (a journalist and painter, and Butt's close friend and housemate).

Both men died during the sinking of the RMS. Many letters published in Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt, Military Aide (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday and Company, Inc., ).

Scope and Content Note The collection consists of a microfilm copy of the correspondence of Archibald Willingham Butt from Butt, Archibald W. The Letters of Archie Butt, Personal Military Aide to President by Lawrence F.

Abbott. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page and Company, Butt's letters describing the last year of the Roosevelt administration Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt, Military Aide.

2 vols. Garden. The letters of Captain Archie Butt, who served as a personal aide to both Roosevelt and Taft, provide an intimate view of both Bully Pulpit, like Goodwin?s brilliant chronicles of the Civil War and World War II, exquisitely demonstrates her distinctive ability to.

Comment: Butt, an Army officer, was military aide first to President Theodore Roosevelt and then to President William Taft. On ApButt was at sea aboard the Titanic returning from a European vacation that Taft had insisted he take.

President Taft later said: "When I heard that part of the ship's company had gone down, I gave up hope for the rescue of Major Butt, unless by accident.

Very good. Item # Butt served as Military Aide to both President Roosevelt & Taft. He was deeply attached to both men and grieved at their having fallen out. Butt was lost on the Titanic. There is a very helpful "Who's Who" section that identifies many of the people mentioned in the letters.

Price: $ appointed personal aide to United States presidents Theodore Roosevelt () and William H. Taft (). Publication Note Many letters published in Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Letters of Archie Butt, Military Aide (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday and.

The letters of Captain Archie Butt, who served as a personal aide to both Roosevelt and Taft, provide an intimate view of both men. The Bully Pulpit, like Goodwin’s brilliant chronicles of the Civil War and World War II, exquisitely demonstrates her distinctive ability to combine scholarly rigor with accessibility.

Few people today remember Archie Butt. He went down on the Titanic, and he was personal aide to Presidents Taft and Theodore Roosevelt. Here the publisher has decided the best way to sell the book is to sell TR, and your private access to intimate stories of him.

This ad was published in the November, issue of THE AMERICAN MERCURY.Major Butt on Roosevelt and His Satellites; Descriptive Letters by the President's Personal Aid A Review by HORACE GREEN THE LETTERS OF ARCHIE BUTT.

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