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Robert Frost speaks at the dedication of the Robert Frost Room at The Jones Library in Amherst, Massachusetts
Robert Frost gives a speech at the dedication of the Robert Frost Room at The Jones Library in Amherst, Massachusetts in which he credits director Charles Green as being "the first person in the world" to think Frost was worth collecting. Recorded in…

Robert Francis on making a living as a poet.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis responds to the question of whether he earns a living entirely from poetry.

Robert Francis on influence of parents.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis discusses the influence of his parents on his own character and how the contrasting temperaments combined to make him a poet.

Robert Francis on his poem Two Women.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, Two Women, and then discusses the different ways the last line could be read.

Robert Francis on humor in poetry.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis responds to the question, "How important is humor to your poems?" and talks about how poetry and humor are closely related as both surprise you with unexpected combinations.

Francis reading poem - Orb Weaver.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, Orb Weaver, while in his home, Fort Juniper.

Francis reading poem - bulldozer.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, Bulldozer, in his home, Fort Juniper

Francis reading poem - City.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, City, in his home, Fort Juniper

Francis reading poem - Hide and Seek.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, Hide and Seek, in his home, Fort Juniper

Francis reading poem - silent poem.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem titled Silent Poem in his home, Fort Juniper.

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Letter written from Frederic Augustus Ferdinand Fitz Clarence Bonaparte Hobbs to Fanny Gridley professing his love on July 2nd 1840

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This group has come together to listen to Robert Francis read poetry on the lawn outside the Jones Library.

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Reception for Robert Francis at the Jones Library. Caption on reverse reads, "Amherst Record, weekend, Aug. 20, 1977, p.1 Reception for Robert Francis, Amherst poet, following presentation of a bust of Francis to the Jones Library by sculptor Anna…
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