Subseries DP/JM/2 - Edward Thomas - Robert Frost Letters

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Edward Thomas - Robert Frost Letters


  • (c.1970s) 17 December 1913 - 2 April 1917 (Creation)

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80 documents

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Photocopies and typescripts of letters spanning virtually the whole course of the Thomas - Frost relationship until Thomas's death in 1917. Mainly written from Thomas to Frost, they cover domestic issues as well as thoughts on poetry and the work of other writers and Thomas's observations from France. Also included are a letter from Roger Ingpen to Frost immediately after Thomas's death discussing the publication of "Eastaway's poems" and one from Frost to Helen Thomas extolling the virtues of Thomas as "the bravest and best and dearest man you and I have ever known"

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Originals and copyright are held by Dartmouth College Library, New Hampshire, USA

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Cannot be reproduced without permission from Dartmouth College Library, New Hampshire, USA

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Duplicate of DP/ETF/6/2

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Original references D/10/00/5 and VAm/ET/CO/1

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