ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. [1878–1884] Twenty-sixth president of the United States. Scion of a wealthy and socially prominent New York family. The diary entries published here encompass the six years from the early courtship of his first wife, Alice Lee, through the tragic deaths of Alice and his mother on the same day, February 14, 1884. Entries pertain chiefly to his marriage and his intense grief over the loss of his father. Published in Theodore Roosevelt’s Diaries of Boyhood and Youth. New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1928; also found among the Theodore Roosevelt: Private Diaries 1878–1895 published by the Library of Congress.