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MS Am 2134

Frost, Robert, 1874-1963. Robert Frost papers concerning the Kennedy inaugural, 1960-1962: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Vault
Call No.: MS Am 2134
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.
Title: Robert Frost papers concerning the Kennedy inaugural,
Date(s): 1960-1962.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.3 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

61M-169. Deposited by Mr. Robert Frost, Brewster Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1962 April. Gift; received: 1962 December.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Robert Frost Papers Concerning the Kennedy Inaugural, 1960-1962 (MS Am 2134). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Frost was an American poet.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

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.

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