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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1512

Edwin Arlington Robinson letters to Harry de Forest Smith

Overview

Letters of American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson to his friend Harry de Forest Smith.

Dates

  • 1888-1936
  • Majority of material found in 1890-1900

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Contains Robinson's letters to his friend, Smith along with a photograph of Robinson while in high school.

Biographical / Historical

Robinson was an American poet.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

43M-355. Purchased from Mrs. Harry de Forest Smith; received: 1943.

Title
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935. Edwin Arlington Robinson letters to Harry de Forest Smith, 1888-1936: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00936

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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