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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2274

Edwin Arlington Robinson letters to the Palmer family

Overview

Letters from American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson to longtime friends from Gardiner, Maine, Fred, Clara, and Oakes Palmer.

Dates

  • 1888-1952

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 volume in case)

Letters from Edward Arlington Robinson to the Palmers, along with typescript transcripts of some; also includes letters from Maine State Librarian, Henry E. (Henry Ernest) Dunnack to Clara Palmer concerning his research on Robinson, and clippings on Robinson.

Biographical / Historical

Robinson was an American poet.

Arrangement

Items are listed as ordered in binder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*52M-242. Deposited by Mr. Carl F. Palmer, 184 Wentworth Ave., Lowell, Mass.; received: 1953 May 21.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Title
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935. Edwin Arlington Robinson letters to the Palmer family: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00177

Repository Details

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