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  • Collection: Robert Francis Collection

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This 1980 program from the Amherst Ballet Theater Company reprints Robert Francis' poem, "Silent Poem," which was featured as part of the performance.

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Photograph taken at Robert Frost's home in Amherst of five poets (from left to right): Joseph Auslander, Robert Frost, Audrey Wurdemann, David Morton, and Robert Francis.

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Photograph of Robert Francis and family members sitting at a table outside under trellises. Francis' father Ebenezer F. Francis and stepmother Ida May Allen Francis are sitting across from Robert (fourth from left).

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Letter from Robert Francis to William Merrill, Director of The Jones Library, regarding plans for Founders Day.

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A typed sheet with recipes for gingerbread, brownbread, corn bread, banana bread, and a bread called the Fort Juniper Special.

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Robert Francis handmade Christmas cards for his friends. This one was written to Dorothy and includes a personal note about his former neighbor, Frank Adamites, naming his son after Francis.

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Fort Juniper, the home of Robert Francis, appears in the left corner with a 1927 or 1928 Chevrolet and a 1941 Dodge Business Coupe parked in the driveway.

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A typed version of Robert Francis' poem, "Robert Frost in Amherst," signed at the bottom by Francis and dated April 14, 1932

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Book cover of Frost: A Time to Talk; Conversations & Indiscretions Recorded by Robert Francis, which was published in 1972 by the University of Massachusetts Press.

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Letter written from Robert Francis to Nonny Burack while Francis was in Firenze, Italy. Burack managed Francis' affairs in Amherst while he was abroad. The letter sends holiday greetings, discusses receipt of mail, and remarks on Francis' Christmas…

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Postcard sent to Charles R. Green at The Jones Library from Robert Francis while Francis was traveling in Rome, Italy. Francis thanks Green for his bon voyage card, wishes him a happy new year, and reports that he has "found Frost in three libraries:…

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Photograph taken by Robert Francis of a group of children dressed in costume. The caption on the reverse states, "Play given by orphans at Hilltop orphanage, Sidon."

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Photograph of Pigeons' Rock (also known as the Rock of Raouché) taken by Robert Francis while he was in Lebanon teaching for a year.

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Photograph of a hillside in Lebanon (possibly Beirut) taken by Robert Francis. Scene shows many buildings and mountains in the background, but no people are visible.

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The press release describes the event for Robert Francis at The Jones Library on August 12, 1986 celebrating the poet's 85th birthday. Richard Wilbur, Henry Lyman, Joseph Langland, and Andrew Salkey were among those scheduled to read the poems of…
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