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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2134

Robert Frost papers concerning the Kennedy inaugural

Papers concerning U.S. President-elect John F. Kennedy's invitation to American poet Robert Frost, to attend and participate in Kennedy's inaugural ceremony.

Dates

  • 1960-1962

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted: May not be consulted without the permission of the Frost estate.

Extent

.3 linear feet (1 box)

Concerns U.S. President-elect John F. Kennedy's invitation to poet Robert Frost, to attend and participate in Kennedy's inaugural ceremony. Includes telegrams, letters, drafts of letters, invitations, programs, other ephemera, and autograph manuscript copy of the Frost poem for this occasion, The gift outright.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Frost was an American poet.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

Vault

Immediate Source of Acquisition

61M-169. Deposited by Mr. Robert Frost, Brewster Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1962 April. Gift; received: 1962 December.
Title
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963. Robert Frost papers concerning the Kennedy inaugural, 1960-1962: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01101

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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