Charles H. Foster letters, 1961 - 1970Manuscript MS-1313

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Charles H. Foster letters, 1961 - 1970

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1313

Collection Dates:

1961 - 1970

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft.)


Charles H. Foster (b.1913), professor of English. The collection consists of correspondence related to Robert Frost's visit to the University of Minnesota in 1961.

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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The Charles H. Foster letters contains correspondence related to poet Robert Frost's visit to the University of Minnesota in 1961. Correspondents include Kathleen Morrison, James S. Lombard, Dick Cunningham, Rita Peterson, Willard E. Fraser, O. Meredith Wilson, Jack W.C. Hagstrom, Edward Connery Lathem and Doris Foster. Transcripts of excerpts of correspondence by Doris Foster regarding Robert Frost, as well as clippings covering the visit are also included.


Charles H. Foster was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1913. He received his B.A. from Amherst College in 1936, and his M.A and Ph.D from the University of Iowa in 1937 and 1939, respectively. From 1947 to 1958, Foster was a professor of English at Grinnell College. He also taught at the University of Colorado and the University of Minnesota. From 1958-1972, Foster served as an editor of the "New England Quarterly," and was a visiting professor of English at Bowdoin from 1964-1965.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Correspondence, 1961-1970

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Box: 1, Dates: 1961-1970

Correspondence regarding Robert Frost's visit to the University of Minnesota in 1961

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Box Contents

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