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Robert Frost, 1874-1963
Literary File, Photography Collection

18 items

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Mary Foster and Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Robert Frost Literary File consists of 18 photographs, most of which are portraits of Frost. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*Items are located at PH:LF:Frost, R., unless otherwise noted.


Item List

Container Accession / P No. Description
*P1A-P1G 7 signed copies of a portrait of Frost (P1G inscribed below image recto: "For L.W. Payne Jr.").
* P2Snapshot of Frost; inscribed on verso in first hand (by Esse F. O'Brien): "taken at O'Brien / summer home - / Lake Waco;" inscribed on verso in second hand (by L. W. Payne, Jr.?): "probably in May 1933."
*P3-P4 Candid portraits of Frost.
*P5 Photograph of Frost giving a lecture; inscribed by Frost below image: "R.F. telling the seniors of Amherst about / our darkest concern."
* P7Portrait of Frost and Archibald MacLeish, from the frontispiece of Billie Simmons' thesis, "Archibald MacLeish's Use of Source Material in Conquistador."
* P8View of the Frost home in Amherst; inscribed on verso "presentation copy from Mrs. Frost."
*P9View of "Pinkerton Academy, / Derry, New Hampshire, / where Robert Frost / taught school. / Taken July 1, 1934."
*P10 Photographic reproduction of the title page and frontispiece of Robert Frost, a bibliography.
* P11Portrait of Frost.
*P12 Portrait of Frost; signed presentation (on image) to Donald Adams.
PH:LF:OV Box, MediumP6 Portrait of Frost in an armchair.


Index of Photographers

Clark, Joe, 1904-1989--P6
Ellison Studios--P9
Farmer (Waco, Tex.)--P1A-P1G
Haseltine, Richard S.--P4


Robert Frost Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 24 September 2007)

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