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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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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…

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

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

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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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Sound recording of Robert Francis reciting his poem "Pumpkin Man."

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