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  • Collection: Robert Francis Collection

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.

A typed version of Robert Francis' poem, "Robert Frost in Amherst," signed at the bottom by Francis and dated April 14, 1932

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.

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.

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.

This 1980 program from the Amherst Ballet Theater Company reprints Robert Francis' poem, "Silent Poem," which was featured as part of the performance.

Fort Juniper with cars.jpg
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.

Robert Francis handmade Christmas cards for his friends. This one was written to Dorothy and includes a personal note about his former neighbor, Frank Adamites, naming his son after Francis.

A typed sheet with recipes for gingerbread, brownbread, corn bread, banana bread, and a bread called the Fort Juniper Special.

Letter from Robert Francis to William Merrill, Director of The Jones Library, regarding plans for Founders Day.

A newspaper clipping describes a poetry reading by Robert Francis to take place on September 11 at the Jones Library. The reading was jointly sponsored by The Jones Library and the University of Massachusetts Press in celebration of the poet's new…

The bookmark from The Jones Library features the library's hours, including the hours for the Special Collections department, as well as a poem, "Balance," by Robert Francis.

The press release describes the event for Robert Francis at The Jones Library on August 12, 1986 celebrating the poet's 85th birthday. Richard Wilbur, Henry Lyman, Joseph Langland, and Andrew Salkey were among those scheduled to read the poems of…

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