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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

 Person

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

1964 dedication of the Robert Frost marker in Ripton, VT, 1964

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 23
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Includes holograph notes taken by Violet Chatfield during the 1964 dedication of the Robert Frost marker in Ripton, Vermont. Also includes typescript copy of the invocation and benediction given by Rabbi Victor Reichert during the ceremony, a ceremony program, a program from Robert Frost's memorial service with holograph notes on the back (presumably Chatfield's), and two newspaper clippings.

Corinne Davids collection of J.J. Lankes woodcuts and letters

 Item
Identifier: C-54
Scope and Contents Collection primarily contains correspondence and prints. Correspondence includes letter written by either J.J. or J.B. Lankes, usually to Corrine Davids. Collection also contains woodcut bookplates, Christmas cards, and mementos printed by Lankes. Note that some items in this series are also signed by Lankes. This series also contains cutouts from magazines and newspapers pertaining to Lankes, multiple various obituaries for J.J. Lankes, miscellaneous notes and letters by Lankes, and...

Correspondence, 1945-1955

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: C-4.I
Scope and Contents Series contains typescript letters written by Cook to various authors and literary contacts, often with invitation for them to speak at the Bread Loaf School, as well as their replies. Notable contacts include E.E. Cummings, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Saul Bellow, and Thornton Wilder.

Correspondence, 1959-1963

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 11
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Ralph Flanders and various recipients, primarily regarding the recently-deceased Robert Frost. The letters discuss the Frost's memorial service and editorials about him appearing in the Rutland Herald (including one written by Vermont author Walter Hard). Also includes letters written by Flanders to Frost before prior to the poet's death.

Correspondence, 1913-1949

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 20
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Includes holograph letters written by Robert Frost to various recipients including "Mr. Brown," Thomas Bird Mosher, David Nutt, Leila McNeil, "Miss Goodman," "Helen," Earl Bernheimer, and Helen Hartness Flanders. Also includes the Bread Loaf 25th Anniversary Tribute (1944) and correspondence between Isabella A. Cole and Robert Frost. All letters are dated between 1913 and 1949.

Frost, Elinor

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 15
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.

Frost, Robert

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 18-23
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.

Lawrance Thompson manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: C-51
Scope and Contents Lawrance Thompson’s collection consists of three Hollinger boxes containing drafts of The Years of Triumph (1970). Included are drafts with corrections by Thompson and his designer P. J. Conkwright, as well as end notes with corrections by Thompson and his editor.

Letters to Mrs. Halley Phillips Gilchrist, 1919-1921

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 18
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Includes four holograph letters from Robert Frost to Mrs. Halley Phillips Gilchrist, written between 1919 and 1921. In the letters, Frost mentions postponing a poetry reading because of his hay fever (1919), jokes about his "whereabouts" and mentions being made an honorary member of Phillips' poetry society (February 13, 1921), discusses the poetry society in New York (April 9, 1921), and writes about meeting the members of Phillips' poetry society (August 20, 1921).

Letters to William Stanley Braithwaite, 1915-1920

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 19
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Six holograph signed letters written by Robert Frost to writer and literary critic William Stanley Braithwaite (1878-1962), dated between 1915 and 1920. The letters mention Frost's first two books and his "theories of art" (March 22, 1915), Frost's poems for Braithwaite's Anthology of magazine verse and Ezra Pound (August 24, 1915), Frost's promise to Braithwaite that he will write a "poem on Shakespeare" (March 21, 1916), granting permission to Braithwaite to publish poems in his anthologies...

Louis Untermeyer correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-53
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of typescript and holograph letters written to Louis Untermeyer between 1916 and 1977. Untermeyer frequently wrote to unknown or little-known poets when he appreciated their work. Correspondents include Stanley Burnshaw, Robert Grant Burns, Allen Ginsberg, John Tagliabue, Guy Daniels, Peter Viereck, Myron Wilder, and others. The letters typically pertain to the poetry of Untermeyer and his correspondents, and also include works that were mailed to Untermeyer...

Marguerite Wilkinson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-5
Overview This collection comprises letters written to Marguerite Wilkinson from contemporary American poets. The bulk of the correspondence was written in 1919, and primarily concerns Wilkinson’s poetry anthologies: Golden Songs of the Golden State (1917), New Voices (1919), Contemporary Poetry (1923) and The Way of the Makers (1925), with responses from authors to her requests for permission to use their poems. These responses frequently include suggestions of different poems or discussions of poetry...

Miscellaneous drafts, 1952

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 21
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Includes three holograph drafts written by Robert Frost: Preface to the English edition of The Masque of Reason. Holograph signed, with five lines of text on verso of first and secon leaves. At head: "first draft of a preface." At end: "English edition. For Corinne Daveds' Wales Hawkins collection in The Abernethy Library." Dated September 20, 1952. ' "Telescopic." Holograph signed copy of poem. Early draft, two lines longer than published...

Reginald L. Cook collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-4
Scope and Contents From the mid-1920s until Frost's death in 1963, Reginald L. Cook, Middlebury College graduate, professor, head of the American Literature department, and long-time director of the Bread Loaf School of English, kept detailed notes of all his meetings with Robert Frost. The resulting journals include records of private conversations, trivia such as what Frost wore and ate, and transcriptions of Frost's formal lectures. The diary entries are presented with accuracy rather than style, by the...

Reginald L. Cook collection (addition)

 Collection
Identifier: C-119
Scope and Contents Collection contains the handwritten journals (1943-1955) of Reginald L. Cook, notes from his early years teaching at Middlebury, unpublished typescript drafts of various novels and other writings, newspaper clippings, typescript draft of 1951 "Frost Book," typescript draft of Henry Thoreau: A Problem in Tactic, Frost research materials, Frost lectures and talks on cassette and reel-to-reel tapes, various literary publications, books belonging to Cook, as well as...

Robert Frost and the Constant Symbol

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 22
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 51
Scope and Contents Typescript draft of Robert Frost and the Constant Symbol by Philip Booth. Includes holograph corrections and notes.

Robert Frost verbatim, ca. 1970-1984

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: C-4.III.1
Scope and Contents Unpublished manuscript (ca. 805 p.) describing Cook's meetings and discussions with Robert Frost, and reflections on the poet and his work, between July 1925 and the poet's death in 1963. The text also contains transcripts of some formal lectures given by Frost. Includes an interview with Cook by an unnamed interviewer, on Sept. 3, 1978, in Middlebury, Vt. Reginald Cook collection also contains audio recordings of Robert Frost lectures on CD and cassette, as well as a number of essays written...

Transcriptions and copies of letters

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 22
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Folder containing transcriptions and copies of letters written by Robert Frost.

Type high blocks and typographic materials

 Sub-Series
Identifier: A14.II
Scope and Contents Contains type high plates of Robert Frost, including portraits as well as Frost performing various tasks such as stoking a fire, gardening, and lecturing. Also contains type high plates of various Middlebury College scenes, including various campus buildings, a detailed Snow Bowl map, and a portrait of Gamaliel Painter. Also includes various type pieces used by Middlebury College Reprographics in the production of college publications. Materials are accompanied by a mimeograph (Edison's...

Wales Hawkins collection of Robert Frost materials

 Collection
Identifier: C-36
Scope and Contents Collection contains 31 boxes of materials related to Robert Frost collected by Wales Hawkins and Corinne Tennyson Davids. Most materials are dated from the 1940s through the 1960s, and include correspondence, publications about Robert Frost, realia, Christmas cards, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and audio recordings of lectures and interviews on reel-to-reel tapes (note that transcripts are available for all of the recordings in this collection). Among the noteworthy materials in...

Wilfred Edward Davison correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-7
Scope and Contents This collection contains 8 folders with correspondence between Wilfred Davison and different American writers and academics. There are 55 letters in total, dating from December 27th, 1920 to May 2nd, 1929.