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RobertFrancis1-96.mp3
Sound recording of Robert Francis reciting his poems "Hay Heaviness", "Dwight", and "The Gypsy Moth Man".

RobertFrancis2-96.mp3
Sound recording of Robert Francis reciting his poem "Pumpkin Man."

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Poet Robert Francis is interviewed by NPR's Poems to a Listener host and producer Henry Lyman, at Fort Juniper, Francis' home in Amherst.

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Lithograph of the Dickinson Homestead on Main Street shortly after the Homestead was reacquired by Edward Dickinson.

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Photograph of Robert Frost and Charles R. Green, the first Director of the Jones Library, in the Library's Frost Room, which was dedicated in October of 1959.This room later became the Trustees' Room, and after that, the Goodwin Memorial Room.

francis_arms_behind_head.jpg
Upper body shot of Robert Francis in a suit and tie, wearing glasses, and with his arms behind his head.

francis_with_books.jpg
Photograph of Robert Francis spending some time thinking at Fort Juniper.

francis_in_doorway.jpg
Photograph of Robert Francis in the doorway of Fort Juniper, the small house he built in North Amherst, leaning with one hand on the outside wall.

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This is Fort Juniper, the home of poet Robert Francis in Amherst, Massachusetts. In the summer of 1940 Robert Francis bought 1/2 acre of land on which to build a house. The entire cost of his 20 foot by 22 foot house was $1500. He called his home…

Atlas_of_Heavens.pdf
This atlas includes diagrams of the planets and constellations of both hemispheres. It accompanies a textbook of the same name and was studied by Emily Dickinson while at Amherst Academy. It has hand painted color and is bound in brown cardboard…

Studio_John_L_Lovell.jpg
Office and studio where John L. Lovell operated his photography business in Amherst, Mass.

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View of the house the Henry Hill Goodell lived in when he was president of Massachusetts Agricultural College. Robert Frost later bought and lived in this house from 1932 to 1938.

Ray_Stannard_Baker.jpg
Portrait of Ray Stannard Baker, American author, who also wrote under the pen name of David Grayson.

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Ray Stannard Baker harvesting apples (or quince) from one of the fruit trees on his property in Amherst.

Ray_Stannard_Baker_Elm.jpg
This is the elm tree on the lot opposite the Ray Stannard Baker house on Sunset Avenue in Amherst. He purchased the meadow in order to save the tree. About the elm he wrote, "It is content. It does not weep with remorse over its past, nor tremble for…
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