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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 poet Robert Francis in a suit and jacket, wearing a tie

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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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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 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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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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Letter from the Rands (signed F.P.R. for Frank Prentice Rand) to Robert Francis sending Francis their best wishes before he travels to Italy.

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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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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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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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The Kansas University Pop Ensemble program includes the Robert Francis poem, "Summons," set to music composed by Mike Huebner. Wendy Walton was the soloist during the performance.

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The winning entry from the Sixth National Italic Handwriting Competition features "Watching Gymnasts," a poem by Robert Francis. Wendy Larson of Portland, Oregon won first prize.

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A letter to Robert Francis from Lloyd J. Reynolds,Professor of Art at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, asking permission to use Francis' poem, "Watching Gymnasts," as part of the sixth National Italic Handwriting Competition.

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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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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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