Cook, Reginald Lansing, 1903-1984
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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contains the handwritten journals (1943-1955) of Reginald L. Cook, notes from his early years teaching at Middlebury, unpublished typescript drafts of various novels and other writings, newspaper clippings, typescript draft of 1951 "Frost Book," typescript draft of Henry Thoreau: A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...
Scope and Contents The correspondence in this collection between Buckeye and various authors was typically started by Buckeye when he invited them to speak at the Middlebury College library as a part of the speaker series he implemented during his time at the College. In a number of cases, communication developed into friendly correspondence. Authors with whom Buckeye corresponded with frequently include Bob Arnold, Carol Berge, Nicholas Delbanco, Lyle Glazier, and Mitchell Goodman. Box 1 contains 47 folders for...
Item — Box: 9
Scope and Contents Unpublished manuscript (ca. 805 p.) describing Cook's meetings and discussions with Robert Frost, and reflections on the poet and his work, between July 1925 and the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...