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Robert W. Denny Collection of Rough Rider Memorabilia

Identifier: AC 061

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the Rough Rider memorabilia collected by Robert W. Denny, as a former Rough Rider and Secretary- Treasurer of Roosevelt's Rough Rider Association, 1898-1955. Included are: a copy and explanations of a card index listing the names of the men who served as Rough Riders (the orginal card index is at Roosevelt's memorial home in New York City); photocopies of four photographs, 1898-1912; two copies of a publication on Rough Riders produced by Roosevelt's Rough Rider Association, with Denny's notations and related clippings, 1898- 1912; a publication consisting of a memorial to Lieutenant-Colonel Charles W. Whittlesey, commander of the "Lost Battalion", and the Lost Battalion works of "Buck Private" (L.C. McCollum), 1919; a thank you letter from Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1955; and correspondence pertaining to Denny's collection.


  • 1898-1955
  • 1898-1955
  • Majority of material found in 1898-1912

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Copy Restrictions

Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Note

Robert W. Denny, once a resident of Raton, New Mexico, was a Rough Rider during the Spanish-American War.


1 Linear foot


Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. The Palace of the Governors
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Fax: (+)505.476.5093
  7. Email:
  8. URL:


Guide to the Robert W. Denny Collection of Rough Rider Memorabilia, 1898-1955
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Finding aid is in English

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Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090