Robert Frost Letter and Poem, 1917

Collection number: MS 178
Size: (2 items) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Robert Frost

American poet, New Hampshire resident and teacher

About the Robert Frost Letter and Poem

Two-page letter and accompanying poem, “Forest Flowers,” from Robert Frost to Miss Myrtle Raitt at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, New Hampshire, where Frost had previously taught. She had requested a poem for publication. “I hope I am in time with what you want and I hope it is what you want,” he writes. There is also a fourteen-page typed transcription of an untitled essay about Frost written by Miss Raitt, in which she quotes the poem and the contents of the letter in full.

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Preferred Citation

Robert Frost Letter and Poem, May 15, 1917, MS 178, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Donated: Lorraine Raitt Kimball, Derry, New Hampshire in memory of Myrtle Raitt, Mar. 16, 2000 (Accession Number: 2000.7)



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