Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Creator
Coffin, Robert P. Tristram, (Robert Peter Tristram), 1892-1955
Title
Robert Peter Tristram Coffin collection
ID
M037
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1910-1955
Date [inclusive]
1842-1989, undated
Extent
49.25 linear feet
Language
Abstract
The collection contains correspondence; drafts, proofs and notes of books, poems, essays, plays and lectures; notes, examinations and other material relating to teaching, and biographical materials.

Preferred Citation


Biographical/Historical Note


Scope and Content


Administrative Information

Publication Information

 George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Access Restrictions


Collection Inventory

 M037.01 Correspondence, 1910-1955, 1981-1989, undated   12.75 linear feet

Series Description:

Arrangement:

General Note:

Access Restrictions:

Box
1

Oct. 3, 1910 - Dec. 3, 1917 

2

Dec. 6, 1917 - Dec. 1920 

3

Jan. 1921 - Jan. 22, 1925 

4

Jan. 23, 1925 - July 22, 1927 

5

July 28, 1927 - July 16, 1929 

6

July 18, 1929 - Aug. 20, 1930 

7

Aug. 21, 1930 - Dec. 22, 1931 

8

Dec. 23, 1931 - Apr. 15, 1933 

9

Apr. 18, 1933 - Mar. 27, 1934 

10

Mar. 29 - Nov. 2, 1934 

11

Nov. 3, 1934 - Apr. 26, 1935 

12

Apr. 29 - Dec. 30, 1935 

13

Jan. - June 1936 

14

July 1936 - Jan. 23, 1937 

15

Jan. 24, 1937 - June 29, 1937 

16

June 30, 1937 - Jan. 12, 1938 

17

Jan. 13 - Aug. 18, 1938 

18

Aug. 23, 1938 - Feb. 21, 1939 

19-20

Weequahic High School thank-you letters, Feb. 21 - Feb. 28, 1939 

21

Feb. 23 - Nov. 28, 1939 

22

Nov. 29, 1939 - July 1, 1940 

23

July 2, 1940 - Feb. 14, 1941 

24

Feb. 15 - Aug. 24, 1941 

25

Aug. 28, 1941 - Mar. 11, 1942 

26

Mar. 12 - Nov. 5, 1942 

27

Nov.6, 1942 - Apr. 18, 1943 

28

Apr. 19, 1943 - Jan. 9, 1944 

29

Jan. 10 - July 6, 1944 

30

July 7 - Dec. 12, 1944 

31

Dec. 13, 1944 - May 23, 1945 

32

May 24, 1945 - Jan. 5, 1946 

33

Jan. 7 - Sept. 12, 1946 

34

Sept. 16, 1946 - Mar. 31, 1947 

35

Apr. - Aug. 23, 1947 

36

Aug. 24, 1947 - Jan. 25, 1948 

37

Jan. 26 - Aug. 6, 1948 

38

Aug. 8, 1948 - Mar. 23, 1949 

39

Mar. 25, 1949 - Nov. 2, 1949 

40

Nov. 3, 1949 - June 19, 1950 

41

June 20, 1950 - Jan. 5, 1951 

42

Jan. 6 - Apr. 3, 1951 

43

Apr. 4 - Aug. 20, 1951 

44

Aug. 21 - Dec. 28, 1951 

45

Jan. - Apr. 14, 1952 

46

Apr. 15 - Sept. 2, 1952 

47

Sept. 4 - Dec. 31, 1952 

48

Jan. 1, 1953 - July 7, 1953 

49

July 8, 1953 - Dec. 28, 1953 

50

Jan. - June 7, 1954 

51

June 11 - Sept. 30, 1954 

52

Oct. 1, 1954 - May 4, 1955 

53-54

Undated correspondence, ca. 1910-1955 

Box Folder
55 1-7

Undated correspondence, ca. 1910-1955 

55 8

1981-1986, Letters to June Coffin 

55 9

1986-1989, n.d., Correspondence between Mark Anderson and June Coffin (includes drafts and an offprint by Mark Anderson) 


 M037.02 Clippings, historical and miscellaneous, 1842-1954, undated   0.25 linear feet

Series Description:

Arrangement:

Access Restrictions:

Box Folder
218 1-2

1842-1953 

56 1-16

1911-1954 

56 17

[undated] 


 M037.03 Books: proofs, illustrations, drafts, notes, etc., 1923-[54?], n.d. [American Primer to Dew and Bronze]   16.0 linear feet

Series Description:

Arrangement:

Access Restrictions:

 M037.03.01 Apples By Ocean 

Box Folder
57 1

Title and content pages 

57 2-6

Page proofs 

57 7

Original jacket design and envelope 

57 8-12

Designs 

57 13

Misc. 

57 14

Promotional material 

57 15-16

Reviews and announcement 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 10

Reviews [cont.] 

 M037.03.02 An Attic Room 

Box Folder
57 17-19

Early drafts 

57 20

"Princes and Coasts" - preliminary pages 

57 21

Designs 

57 22

Book jacket, etc. 

57 23

Promotional material 

57 24

Copyright, January 1943 

57 25

Memorandum of Agreement, June 15, 1928 

57 26

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 11

Reviews [cont.] 

 M037.03.03 Ballad of Square-Toed Americans 

Box Folder
58 1-2

Signed draft, cover pages, title page, contents, pp. 1-34, end pages 

58 3-5

Galley proofs 

58 6-8

Page proofs 

58 9

Binder's dummy 

58 10-13

Designs 

58 14-15

Material re 

58 16

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.04 Book of Crowns and Cottages 

Box Folder
59 1

Contents 

59 2-5

Partial carbon copy 

59 6-10

"J.C.C." Galley proofs 

59 11

Author's proof 

59 12

Book jacket 

59 13

Documents, etc. 

59 14

Contract 

59 15-16

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.05 Book of Seventeenth Century Prose 

Box Folder
59 17

Introduction 

59 18-20

Biographies 

60 1-6

"Biographies & the Minors" 

60 7-8

Biographies, early drafts 

60 9-12

"Burton" 

60 13-14

"Donne" 

60 15-18

"John Donne" 

60 19-21

"Life of Herbert" 

60 22

"Archbishop William Laud" 

60 23

Title page and preliminaries 

60 24

Notes on 17th century poetry 

60 25

Promotional material 

60 26

Documentation, January 9, 1928 

Box
61-67

Galley proofs 

68-71

Page proofs 

Box Folder
72 1-9

Page proofs [cont.] 

72 10

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.06 Book of Uncles 

Box Folder
73 1

Manuscript draft 

73 2-6

Typescript draft, preliminary information, pp. 1-105 

73 7-9

Galley proofs 

73 10-13

Page proofs 

73 14

Jackets 

73 15

Material regarding 

73 16

Contract, May 1942 

73 17

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.07 Captain Abby and Captain John 

Box Folder
74 1-7

Galley proofs 

74 8-15

Page proofs 

74 16

Documents, February 1938 

75 1-15

Typescript draft 

75 16

Binder's dummy 

75 17

Coffin's notes 

75 18

Diaries 

75 19

Promotional materials 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 3

Promotional materials [cont.] 

Box Folder
75 20

Material regarding 

75 21-23

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 10

Reviews [cont.] 

 M037.03.08 Christchurch 

Box Folder
76 1

Designs 

76 2

Jacket 

76 3

Typescript draft 

76 4

Material re 

76 5

Promotional material 

76 6

Assignment of copyright, Christchurch and Dew and Bronze 

76 7

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.09 Christmas in Maine 

Box Folder
76 8

Promotional material 

76 9

Transfer of title 

76 10

Document, July 28, 1941 

76 11

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 4

Artwork 

 M037.03.10 Coast Calendar 

Box Folder
76 12

Preface 

76 13

Dedicatory page 

76 14

Carbon copy 

76 15

Additional text, carbon copy 

76 16

Partial typescript 

76 17

Partial carbon copy of typescript 

76 18

Additions to "Coast Calendar" 

77 1-11

Designs 

77 12-15

Gallery proofs 

77 16-17

Promotional material 

77 18

Documentation, December 18, 1948 

77 19-20

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.11 Collected Poems 

Box Folder
78 1-10

Galley proofs 

78 11-12

Page proofs 

79 1-8

Page proofs 

79 9

Contents 

79 10

Duplicate proof of title page, dedication, and portrait page 

79 11

Binder's dummy 

79 12

Sample pages 

79 13

Original jacket design 

79 14

Designs 

79 15

Recommendations for 

79 16

Material re 

79 17

Jacket material 

79 18

Promotional material 

80 1-4

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.12 The Connecticut Path 

Box Folder
80 5

Documents, July 2, 1947 

 M037.03.13 Dew and Bronze 

Box Folder
80 6

Draft 

80 7

Promotional materials 

80 8

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.14 Dream Farm 

Box Folder
81 1-4

Partial typescript 

 M037.03.15 Dukes of Buckingham 

Box Folder
81 5-10

"Playboys of the Stuart World" - manuscript draft 

82 1-5

Typescript draft 

82 6-9

Page proofs 

83 1-8

Page proofs [cont.] 

84 1

Bound typescript copy of "The Dukes of Buckingham by Sir Anthony Vandyk" by Emeline L. Hilton 

84 2

Material re 

84 3

Promotional material 

84 4-5

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.16 Golden Falcon 

Box Folder
84 6

Contract, July 1928 

84 7

Contents 

84 8

Galley proofs 

84 9

Page proofs 

84 10

Promotional material 

84 11

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.17 Hawkweed (unpublished) 

Box Folder
85 1

Ca. 1933; manuscript draft 

85 2-10

Ch. 1-25; typescript draft 

86 1-4

Ch. 26-36; typescript draft 

86 5-6

Changes and additions, cover page, pp. 1-35, plus card w/partial list of characters 

86 7-8

Changes and additions, partial carbon copy, pp. 6-292 

 M037.03.18 Hellas Revisited 

Box Folder
86 9

Designs 

86 10

Reviews 

 M037.03.19 John Dawn 

Box Folder
87 1

Manuscript "Finished December 1, 1935" 

87 2-10

Chapters 1-16; typescript 

88 1-5

Chapters 17-25; typescript 

88 6-12

Galley proofs 

89 1-10

Page proofs 

89 11

Designs 

89 12-13

Jackets 

89 14

Material re 

89 15

Promotional material 

89 16

Contract 

90 1-5

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.20 Kennebec: Cradle of Americans 

Box Folder
90 6-9

Manuscript draft 

91 1-10

Typescript draft 

91 11

Later draft of pp. 225-230B 

92 1-12

Early typescript draft 

93 1-5

Page proofs 

93 6

Material re 

93 7

Promotional material 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 5

Promotional material [cont.] 

Box Folder
93 8

Contract 

 M037.03.21 Reviews and Announcements 

Box
94

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.22 Laud: Storm Center of Stuart England 

Box Folder
95 1

Notes 

95 2-3

Original manuscript - "Laud: The Shepherd in Purple" 

95 4

Early draft - "Laud: The Shepherd in Purple" 

95 5-8

Typescript draft 

96 1-9

Page proofs 

96 10

Material re 

96 11

Promotional material 

96 12-14

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.23 Life in America: New England 

Box Folder
97 1

Outline 

97 2

Manuscript draft 

97 3

Drafts, chapters I & II 

97 4

Carbon typescript [1951] 

97 5

Contract - carbon copy 

97 6

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.24 The Loon (unpublished) 

Box Folder
97 7

Outline and Chapters I & II 

97 8

Manuscript draft 

97 9-10

Typed manuscript [carbon] 

97 11-16

Page proofs (set 1) 

98 1-6

Page proofs (set 2) 

98 7-10

Page proofs (set 3) 

99 1-4

Page proofs (set 3) [cont.] 

99 5

Designs 

99 6

Title page 

99 7

Jacket 

99 8

Material re 

99 9

Promotional material 

99 10-16

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 10

Reviews [cont.] 

 M037.03.25 Lost Paradise (also titled "The Happy Seat") 

Box Folder
97 8

Manuscript draft 

97 9-10

Typed manuscript [carbon] 

97 11-16

Page proofs (set 1) 

98 1-6

Page proofs (set 2) 

98 7-10

Page proofs (set 3) 

99 1-4

Page proofs (set 3) [cont.] 

99 5

Designs 

99 6

Title page 

99 7

Jacket 

99 8

Material re 

99 9

Promotional material 

99 10-16

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 10

Reviews [cont.] 

 M037.03.26 Maine Ballads 

Box Folder
100 1-2

Galley proofs 

100 3-5

Page proofs 

100 6

Binder's dummy 

100 7

Document, February 1938 

100 8

Excerpt, "New England Hurricane" 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 6

Jacket design 

Box Folder
100 9

Jacket 

100 10

Material re 

100 12-14

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.27 Maine Doings 

Box Folder
101 1-7

Typescript draft 

101 8

Material re "Maine Matters" 

101 9-17

Sketches/drawings 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 7

Jacket design 

Box Folder
102 1-11

Proofs of designs 

102 12

Order forms 

102 13-15

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 10

Reviews [cont.] 

 M037.03.28 Mainstays of Maine 

Box Folder
103 1

Maine Cookery: recipes 

103 2-10

Galley proofs - copy 1 

103 11-13

Galley proofs - copy 2 

104 1-8

Galley proofs - copy 2 [cont.] 

104 9-15

Page proofs 

105 1-7

Page proofs [cont.] 

105 8

Materials re 

105 9-10

Promotional material 

105 11-15

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.29 New Eurydice and Other Poems (unpublished) 

Box Folder
105 16-18

Typescript drafts 

105 19

Material re 

 M037.03.30 New Poetry of New England 

Box Folder
106 1-2

Manuscript notes and draft 

106 3-7

Galley proofs 

106 8-15

Page proofs 

106 16

Promotional material re lectures 

106 17

Promotional material re book 

106 18-19

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.31 On the Green Carpet 

Box Folder
107 1-4

Manuscript notes and draft 

107 5-11

Typescript draft 

Volume
1

Carbon typescript, with manuscript notations 

Box Folder
108 1-2

Designs 

108 3

Document, January 31, 1951 

108 4-6

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.32 One Horse Farm 

Box Folder
109 1-2

Galley proofs 

109 3-4

Page proofs 

109 5-14

Designs 

109 15

Material re 

109 16

Promotional materials 

109 17

Document, September 2, 1948 

109 18-21

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.33 A Patchwork Quilt (unpublished) 

Box Folder
110 1-2

Partial typescript 

 M037.03.34 People Behave Like Ballads 

Box Folder
110 3-5

Galley proof 

110 6-9

Page proofs 

110 10

Materials re 

110 11-13

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.35 Poems for a Son with Wings 

Box Folder
111 1-2

Galley proof 

111 3-4

Page proofs 

111 5

Materials re 

111 6

Promotional material 

111 7

Jacket text - typescript draft 

111 8-10

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.36 Portrait of an American 

Box Folder
112 1

Contract, January 1935 

112 2

Manuscript draft 

112 3

Manuscript note 

112 4-8

Typescript draft 

112 10-11

Galley proofs 

113 1-3

Page proofs 

113 4

Binder's dummy with notes by RPTC 

113 5

Illustrations 

113 6

Proofs re 

113 7

Promotional material 

113 8

Document, June 1931 

113 9-14

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 10

Reviews [cont.] 

 M037.03.37 Primer for America 

Box Folder
114 1-6

"American Primer" typescript draft 

114 7-10

Galley proofs 

114 11-15

Page proofs 

114 16

Sample pages, etc 

114 17-20

Designs 

115 1

Book jacket 

115 2

Promotional material 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 8

Promotional material 

Box Folder
115 3-7

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.38 Red Sky in the Morning (originally titled "Res Sun in the Morning") 

Box Folder
115 8-15

Typescript draft, Ch.I-XV 

116 1-3

Typescript draft, Ch. XVI-XXI 

116 4-12

Galley proofs (set 1) 

117 1-5

Galley proofs (set 2) 

117 6-7

Promotional materials 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 9

designs 

Box Folder
117 8

Contract 

117 9-12

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.39 Saltwater Farm 

Box Folder
118 1-2

Galley proofs 

118 3-5

Page proofs 

118 6

Material re 

118 7

Jacket 

118 8

Contract, December 1936 

118 9-16

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 10

Reviews [cont.] 

218 11

Woodcut prints engraved by J.J. Lankes in 1936 

 M037.03.40 Selected Poems 

Box Folder
119 1-5

Galley proofs 

119 6-12

Page proofs 

119 13

Material re 

119 14

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.41 Strange Holiness 

Box Folder
120 1-2

Galley proofs 

120 3-4

Page proofs 

120 5

Designs 

120 6

Binder's dummy 

120 7

Book jacket 

120 8

Material re 

120 9-11

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 10

Reviews [cont.] 

 M037.03.42 Substance that is Poetry 

Box Folder
120 12-13

Manuscript notes and draft 

121 1-6

Typescript draft 

121 7-9

Galley proofs 

121 10-13

Page proofs 

122 1-2

Page proofs [cont.] 

122 3

Promotional material 

122 4-6

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.43 There Will be Bread and Love 

Box Folder
122 7

Notes 

122 8-9

Galley proofs 

122 10-12

Page proofs 

122 13

Material re 

122 14

Promotional material 

122 15-20

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.44 Third Hunger 

Box Folder
123 1

Manuscript draft 

123 2-5

Typescript draft 

 M037.03.45 The Poem Aloud 

Box Folder
123 6

Typescript draft 

123 7-13

Galley proofs 

123 14

Proof mock-up 

123 15

Designs 

123 16

Binding fabric 

123 17

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.46 Thomas-Thomas-Ancil-Thoms 

Box Folder
124 1-2

Manuscript draft 

124 3-14

Typescript draft 

124 15-17

Galley proofs 

125 1-3

Galley proofs [cont.] 

125 4-11

Page proofs 

125 12

Designs 

125 13-14

Material re 

125 15

Document 

125 16-19

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.03.47 "VIP" (unpublished) 

Box
126

Carbon typescript, title page - pp.324 

Box Folder
127 1-9

Carbon typescript. pp.325 - 531 

 M037.03.48 Yankee Coast 

Box Folder
127 10-12

"Maine Coast" Dec. 1945 - Mar. 1946 

128 1-14

Typescript draft 

128 15-21

Galley proofs 

129 1-8

Designs 

129 9

Jacket 

129 10-11

Material re 

129 12-21

Reviews and announcements 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 10

Reviews [cont.] 

 M037.03.49 Yoke of Thunder 

Box Folder
130 1-4

Galley proofs (2 sets) 

130 5-6

Page proofs 

130 7

Binder's dummy 

130 8

Material re 

130 9-10

Promotional material 

130 11-12

Reviews and announcements 

130 13

Notes for books never written 


 M037.04 Essays and short stories: notebooks, drafts and proofs, 1923-1951, undated   1.75 linear feet

Series Description:

Arrangement:

Access Restrictions:

Box Folder
131 1

Abenaki Clambake 

131 2

Add Maine to Your New England 

131 3

Addition to the Family 

131 4

The Aesthetical Writings of Schiller 

131 5

Afterglow 

131 6

Amateurs in Arcady 

131 7

American Creator 

131 8

An American for a Father 

131 9

The Arm of a Friend 

131 10

Aunt Emma 

131 11

Autobiographical Sketches 

131 12

Backwaters of Berkshire 

131 13

The Battle of the Books, A Berry Good Time 

131 14

The Bike Bucephalus 

131 15

Bird Stew 

131 16

A Blighted Rose of Sharon 

131 17

Book and Crowns, The Book of Tenants 

131 18

Books 

131 19

Books and Poetry 

131 20

Bookworms of Bodley 

131 21

Boys Grown Tall 

131 22

The Brigger 

131 23

Bright Maine 

131 24

British Breakfast, The Britter 

131 25

The Burning Balsam 

131 26

Buy the Bonds 

131 27

Captain Pye, Cathedrals to Live In 

131 28

Cavalier and Puritan Athletes, Challenge 

131 29

Charles Theodore Burnett 

131 30

The Chateau of the Starved 

131 31

Children of Crystal 

131 32

Chlorophyl Unlimited 

131 33

Christmas Came Alive 

131 34

Christmas Came in Fur 

131 35

Christmas in Maine 

131 36

Christmas in New England 

131 37

Christmas in North Wales 

131 38

Codfish Chowder and Sun, A College of Plays 

131 39

The Contribution of Literature and the Arts... 

131 40

Corpus Christi, Texas 

131 41

The Course in Creative Writing 

131 42

Courses in Living 

132 1

A Day of "Eights" at Oxford, David's Room and Daniel's 

132 2

Davy Prince's Diamonds 

132 3

The Delectable Voyage 

132 4

Description in the Anglo-Saxon Epic (longhand typescript) 

132 5

The Diamond Coast 

132 6

District Thirteen 

132 7

Doctors of Death: On the Radio Broadcast of Hitler, July 19, 1940 

132 8

The Dramatic Technique of MacBeth 

132 9

Early May Flowers 

132 10

English Poetry of the Seventeenth Century (2 copies) 

132 11

The Everlasting Captain 

132 12

Extremities of Pig, Far Away Peter 

132 13

The Farm of the Future 

132 14

First Catch Your Eel 

132 15

Friends and Neighbors 

132 16

From Whitehead to Le Havre 

132 17

General Aspects of Literature 

132 18

A Genius This Late 

132 19

The Georgics of Virgil 

132 20

Gilded Spurs and Captain's Boots 

132 21

Gilt Heels and Captains' Boots 

132 22

Goethe as a Literary Critic 

133 1

Hair into Bowstrings 

133 2

Halibut Heaven 

133 3

Happiness is Work 

133 4

Hardy and Houseman 

133 5

The Haunted Lobster-Warp 

133 6

Hazlitt's Critical Temperament 

133 7

[History of Bowdoin] (unpublished, manuscript) 

133 8

[History of Bowdoin] (unpublished, typescript with holograph corrections) 

133 9

[History of Bowdoin] (unpublished, carbon typescript with note by RPTC) 

133 10

[History of Bowdoin] (unpublished, carbon typescript) 

133 11

[History of Bowdoin] (unpublished, carbon typescript with added introduction) 

133 12

Honor Courses in College 

133 13

Hound-Dog Mostly 

133 14

The House Divided 

133 15

If England is Blotted Out 

133 16

Iffley the Unspoiled 

133 17

In Defense of Phaon 

133 18

Indian Literature - Epics 

133 19

The Institute of Modern Literature, 1950 

133 20

The Irish Dramatists 

133 21

The Jenny Lind Dollar 

133 22

The Jewel of Landladies 

133 23

John Ridd's Thanksgiving 

133 24

The Knave of Diamonds (missing p. 1) 

133 25

The Ladder 

134 1

Last Day 

134 2

Let's Be Americans Again (2 copies) 

134 3

Let's Produce Men, Not Mechanics; Let Us Give Thanks 

134 4

Life of Rowe 

134 5-14

Log of a Seagoing Farm 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 12

Designs 

Box Folder
134 15

The Long Day 

134 16

The Long Thanksgiving Table 

134 17

Lorna Doone 

135 1-2

Maine: State of Being American 

135 3

Maine Ballads 

135 4

Maine Christmas 

135 5

Maine Enters Literature 

135 6

Maine Thanksgiving, Maine and Trinity 

135 7

Make Friends With a Firefly 

135 8

Mary-Alice Coffin, Sculpture in Chalk 

135 9

The Matter of Poetry 

135 10

May Day Morning 

135 11

Measure for Measure 

135 12

Miss Hattie's Soldier 

135 13

The Most Unforgettable Character I've Met 

135 14

Mountains of Merlin 

135 15

My Father's Chicken Dumplings, My Quicksilver Uncle 

135 16

My Uncle Ancil 

135 17

The Nest Egg 

135 18

The New Combination Honor Course at Wells College 

135 19

New England Artist at the Stove 

135 20

New England Living 

135 21

Night of Lobsters [fragments] 

135 22

Of Bags 

135 23

On Writing the Ballad 

135 24

On Writing the Regional-Biographical-Historical Book 

136 1

The Paradox of Oxford 

136 2

The Pie Was Christmas 

136 3

Pinero 

136 4

The Pioneer Impulse 

136 5

Playthings that are Free 

136 6

A Poem in the Making 

136 7

A Poem is a Strange Thing, The Poet is Face by Christmas, Poetry 

136 8

Poetry is here and now [with] Independence of a Poem [and] American Mythology 

136 9

The Poetry of the Old Testament 

136 10

Poetry of Today and Tomorrow 

136 11

A Preface to A. E. Houseman 

136 12

Preserves and Reserves 

136 13

Princes of the Coast 

136 14

The Prize Pumpkin 

136 15

The Problems of the Genesis 

136 16

Quahaugs and Uncle Quentin, A Question of Sentiment, Radio Talk on Honor Courses for the Forum June 8, 1928 

136 17

Rainbow Gold 

136 18

Red Poppies 

136 19

The Return of the College Ideal 

136 20

Reunion at Thanksgiving 

136 21

The Revolution in the College 

136 22

Saint-Pol in the Sun, Saints and Cream and Devon Things 

136 23

Sally Kane's Life Preservers 

136 24

School Days and Life Days 

136 25

Semi-Annual Fulbright Report, January 14, 1954 

136 26

September Commencement 

136 27

Seraph in the Apple Trees 

136 28

The Shape of New England 

136 29

Shore Dinner 

136 30

Sir Isaac Coffin: Admiral and Prophet [for the Newcomen Society] 

136 31-32

Sir Isaac Coffin, Bart: Admiral and Prophet - printed; contract, September 19, 1954 

136 33

The Snow Farm 

136 34

Society and Caste 

137 1

Springs on the Mountain 

137 2

The State of Maine 

137 3

The Story of Maine 

137 4

A Study of the Nature of S[hakespeare] 

137 5

The Sufficient Street 

137 6

Teddy Roosevelt 

137 7

Thanksgiving in France 

137 8

That Hardy Perennial, Christmas 

137 9

The Thin World, There Went Forth a Decree 

137 10

This Tourist House and Its Owner 

137 11

Thomas Hardy 

137 12

The Three Ring Farm 

137 13

The Thousand Mile Duck 

137 14

Three Folios of Indiana 

137 15

Tipsham Fair 

137 16

The Tired Horse 

137 17

The Toe Prints of Tirralirra 

137 18

Tris Took Over Christmas 

137 19

Troilus and Cressida 

137 20

Two Poems of Mine I Like 

137 21

Uncle Henry 

137 22

The Uncommon Man 

137 23

United States of Maine and Vermont 

137 24

Visit With the Vast 

137 25

What is New England 

137 26

What Kind of People Are We?, White Port of the Future 

137 27

Whom Pets Have Neglected 

137 28

Wide Ears 

137 29

The Wild Garden, Will Christman 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 13

The World is Young, clippings 

Box Folder
137 30

A Yankee Looks at the South, The Young Poet Talks on Poetry 

137 31

Zenobia Sees a Ghost 

138 1

Boys Grown Tall, Captain Stover, Tipsham Fair 

138 2-12

Notebooks of prose by Coffin, May 2, 1940 - December 1951 

138 13

Notebooks of misc. articles/poetry/prose by Coffin [n.d.] 

138 14-17

Newspaper articles, 1920s-40s and n.d. 

138 18

Announcements 


 M037.05 Poetry: notebooks, drafts, etc., 1923-1955, undated   2.25 linear feet

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 M37.05.01 Poems - Manuscript 

Box Folder
139 1

1923, song lyrics (Christmas Pageant) 

Box
1

Poems, 1927-1947 

2

Bookcover for "Poems, 1927-1947" 

Box Folder
139 2-7

1929-35 

139 8-14

July 1935 - Jan. 1942 

Box
140

Jan. 1942 - Jan. 1950 

Box Folder
141 1-7

Jan. 1950 - Jan. 1955 

141 8

Miscellaneous poems, 1936-52 and undated - printed 

141 9

Misc. poems/manuscripts, 1953 and undated 

Box
2

[Poems, undated manuscript volumes on microfilm] 

 M37.05.02 Poems - Typescript 

Box
142

A - EP 

143

ET - NEV 

Box Folder
218 15

F - H 

Box
144

NEW - SMA 

Box Folder
145 1-6

SMO - Z, Poems - printed 

218 14

A - M 

Box
146

A - F 

147

G - M 

148

N - S 

Box Folder
149 1-9

T - Z, untitled 

149 10

Reviews and announcements 

149 11

Submissions 


 M037.06 Plays: drafts and outlines, undated   0.5 linear feet

Series Description:

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Box Folder
150 1

The Housecleaning ofOdysseus 

150 2-3

Into the Light 

150 4-5

The Lightning Bird 

150 6

Odysseus and Polyphemus 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 16

Music 

Box Folder
150 7-11

The Trojan Horse 

150 12-13

VIP, manuscript drafts/notes in twenty-two fascicles (blue books) 

150 14-18

The Yankee Princess 


 M037.07 Contributions and reviews: drafts, notebooks, etc., 1935-1948, undated   0.75 linear feet

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 M037.07.01 Contributions 

Box Folder
151 1

Ashes & Sparks - preface by Coffin 

151 2

Dictionary of American Biography 

151 3-5

Dictionary of American History 

151 6

Down to the Sea in Maine, by A.C Shelton - captions for photographs 

151 7-11

Everyday Readings, 1937-43 

151 12-13

Lighthouses of the Maine Coast, by Robert T. Sterling - Introduction and material regarding 

151 14

The Little Boys of Texas, score (words by Deems Taylor) 

151 15-19

Modern Literature, May 1935 - May 1936 

152 1-5

Modern Literature [cont.], June 1936 - June 1937 

152 6

National Cyclopedia of American Biography 

152 7

The Prize Pumpkin 

152 8

This is My Best, by Whit Burnett, [Maine is a Poem] 

152 9

[cross references to other collection material] 

152 10

Contracts 

152 11-13

Reviews and announcements 

 M037.07.02 Reviews 

Box Folder
153 1

Notebooks of reviews and articles 

153 4-Feb

Notebooks of reviews 

153 5

Overture to a book review column by Robert P. Tristram and Margaret Coffin, "Book Talk," for Yankee Reviews by Coffin 

153 13-Jun

Abbe - Hurd 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 17

Field, Follett 

Box Folder
154 1-10

Indiana University - Worker's of the Federal Writers' Project 

154 11

Miscellaneous 

154 12-15

Clippings, A-Z 

154 15-16

Reviews by Ruth Coffin 


 M037.08 Lectures, addresses, readings and radio broadcasts: drafts, pamphlets, notes and programs, 1920-1955, undated   1.25 linear feet

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 M37.01.01 Lectures and addresses 

Box Folder
155 1

Wells [News?], February - May 1934 

155 2

Maine and My Poetry (Maine Federation of Women's Clubs, Bates College, May 25, 1935) 

155 3

First Parish Fellowship Supper 

155 4

The Americanism of John G. Whittier, June - December 1937 - notes 

155 5-9

Maine: A State of Grace (Commencement Address, University of Maine, June 14, 1937) 

155 10-12

Contemporary Poetry (Columbia Lectures: First series, August 9-13, 1937; Second series, July 25-29, 1938) 

155 13

New England Society in NY Annual Dinner, December 22, 1937 

155 14

Indian Color in Our Life (Maine Historical Society, January 14, 1938) 

155 15

Alumnae College, Wells, June 9-11, 1941 - notes 

Volume
1

Contemporary American Writers (Indiana Lectures, Feb.-Mar., 1942) 

Box Folder
156 1

The Westbrook Lectures, Lectures on Creative Writing [Oct.-Dec. 1944] 

156 2

University of Florida Talks, August - September, 1947 

156 3-4

The Poems That Write the Poet, March 24, 1953; The Makings of American Literature (University of Athens Lectures), 1953-1954; The Makings of American Literature (University of Athens Lectures), 1953-54 

156 5-8

Notes 

156 9

Preliminary information, The Heritage of Greece in the New World, The Forest 

156 10

The Ship 

156 11

Country Things 

157 1

The Seasons 

157 2

The Farm I 

157 3

The Farm II (listed in contents as The Snow Farm) 

157 4

Schoolhouse and Church 

157 5

The Village 

157 6-13

Mimeograph copies 

157 14

An American Looks at Greece: Provincial Lecture [1953-1954] 

157 15

Teacher and Poet in Greece [1953-54] 

157 16

The Subjects of Poetry, April 19, 1954 (Syrian University) 

157 17

[Abstracts and Short Pieces, n.d.] 

157 18

The Metaphysical and Elinor Wylie, [n.d.] - notes 

 M37.08.02 Radio Broadcasts 

Box Folder
158 1

"Bowdoin-on-the-Air" (April 1942-October 1945) 

158 2

Coffin and William Rose Benet (WEAF, May 20, 1935) 

158 3

Interview...(American School of the Air, January 25, 1938) 

158 4

Transatlantic Call, Maine (CBS, June 23 [1943?] 

158 5

2 Old Testament Talks (WCSH, September 4, 1946) 

158 6

"Book of Books", 1948-49 

158 7

Poems by Bob Coffin (Bowdoin-on-the-Air, May 1949) 

158 8

Views of the News [Interview], February 24, 1950 

 M37.08.03 Readings, notes 

Box Folder
158 9

1935-39 

158 10

1940-44 

158 11

1945-49 

158 12

1950-55 

158 13

[n.d] 

158 14

Itineraries, 1936-53 and undated 

Box
159-160

Lecture announcements and notices, 1920-1955, [n.d.] 

Box Folder
199 19

Lecture announcements and notices, 1942-1950 

161 1-22

Lecture programs, tickets, etc.: 1933-55 

Ovsz-Box Folder
218 18-19

Lecture programs, tickets, etc.: 1939-48 

218 20

Lecture programs, tickets, etc.: Undated 

Box Folder
161 23

Lecture programs, tickets, etc.: Undated 


 M037.09 Art work: sketches, drawings, prints, wood-blocks, etc., [1906-1952?]   1.0 linear feet

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Box Folder
162 1-10

Childhood sketches 

162 11-13

Christmas cards - from original designs by Coffin, 1920s-1940s 

162 14

Christmas cards - from original designs re-used by others 

162 15

Etching - "My Only Etching..." 

163 1

Gravestone rubbings 

163 2

Illustrations for the work of others 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 3

Sketches/drawings 

Box Folder
163 3

Program - Thanksgiving dinner, Oxon, 1920 

163 4-26

Abingdon to Houses 

164 1-28

Iffley Woodcuts to Wild geese 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 4

Sketches/drawings [cont.] 

Box Folder
164 29

Stencils 

164 30

Exhibitions 

Box
165-66

Original Printing Blocks 


 M037.10 Bibliographies, 1935-1953, undated   0.25 linear feet

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Box Folder
167 1

1916-35, with manuscript additions to 1939 - poems 

167 2

1916-36 - poems, articles & essays, books 

167 3

1916-36, with manuscript additions to 1936 - poems 

167 6-7

1916-41 [i.e. 1916-36, with manuscript additions to 1941] 

167 8

Checklist, July 19, 1941 

167 9

Catalogue of Phonograph Records [1941 amd 1942] Harvard Film Service 

167 10

Works ... published in 1946 

167 11

July, 1947 - December, 1952, with manuscript additions to December, 1953 

167 12-13

Fragments and miscellaneous 

167 14

Institutional holdings 


 M037.11 Education: essays, notebooks, theses, etc., 1904-1932   2.5 linear feet

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 M037.11.01 Early Education 

Box Folder
168 1-7

Brunswick Grammar School 

Volume
1

The American Common-School Reader and Speaker (1844): added verse by R.P.T. Coffin on end sheets 

Box Folder
168 8-20

Brunswick High School 

 M037.11.02 Bowdoin College 

Box Folder
169 1-2

English [1, Div.] B & History 2: notebook, 1911-12 

169 3

Hygiene: notebook, [Fall 1911] 

169 4

[Latin 1 & 2]: essays, [1911-12] 

169 5

[Latin 1]: examination, Jan. 27, 1912 (with draft of short story) 

169 6

[History 2]: examination, June 13, 1912 

169 7

[Latin 2]: translations from Horace, [Spring 1912] 

169 8-33

English 3: essays, [Fall 1912] 

170 1-13

English 3 [con't] 

170 14

German II: examination, Jan. 25, 1913 

170 15

Greek A: examination, Feb. 3, 1913 

170 16

Latin 3: examination, Feb. 6, 1913 

170 17-27

English 4: essays, etc. [Spring 1913] 

171 1

Greek B: examination, [Spring 1913] 

171 2

Greek Literature VIII, Topics for thesis ... [Spring 1913] 

171 3

Latin 4: examination, June 20, 1913 

171 4

[Art 1 & 2]: notebook, 1913-1914 

171 5-10

English 9: essays, [Fall 1913] 

171 11-19

German 13: essays, etc. [Fall 1913] 

171 20

Greek I: examination, Jan. 1914 

171 21

Latin 5: essay, [Fall 1913?] 

171 22-28

German 14: essays, etc. [Spring 1914] 

171 30-31

Latin 6: essay and examinations [Spring 1914] 

171 32

Ethics [Philosophy 2], Spring 1915 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 5

Commencement 1915, clippings 

219 7

Diplomas, 1911-1930 

Box Folder
172 1-3

Documents, 1911-25 

172 4-23

Literary works 

173 1-13

Literary works [cont.] 

173 14-15

Manuscript drafts, notes and fragments 

173 16-20

Printed ephemera, 1911-15 

173 21

Printed ephemera, [n.d.] 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 6

Class of 1915 Phi Chi poster 

Box Folder
173 21-24

Prize essay, 1912-[15] 

173 25

Prize poetry, [n.d.] 

 M037.11.03 Princeton University 

Box Folder
174 1-6

Personal material 

174 7

Shakespeare [i.e. Elizabethan Drama], 1915-1916 

174 8

Literary Criticism, 1915-16 

174 9

English [i.e. Modern] Drama, Spring 1916 

174 10

Paper on the Seige of Rhodes by William D'Avenant 

 M037.11.04 Oxford University 

Box
175

Personal material, 1909-28 

176-177

"The Prose Works of John Donne" thesis 

178

Material from the Oxford notebook 

179

Course notebooks, 1915-20 


 M037.12 Professional records: lecture notes, registers, syllabi, etc., 1921-1955   2.25 linear feet

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 M037.12.01 Wells College 

Box Folder
180 1

Course descriptions 

180 2-7

English Honors Course 

180 8-13

Exams - 1921-34, n.d. 

181 1-9

Gradebooks, schedules and student lists, 1921-1934, n.d. 

181 10

Lecture notes, 1932-33 

182 1

Poems by Coffin's students 

182 2

Syllabi of classes 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 8

Clippings re 

Box Folder
182 3-6

Manuscript and typescript notes, drafts, etc. 

182 7-9

Printed material 

183 183

Printed material [cont.] 

 M037.12.02 Bowdoin College 

Box Folder
184 1

Course descriptions 

184 2-3

Exams, 1934-53, n.d. 

184 4

Handouts 

184 5-12

Lectures and lecture notes, 1938-1952, n.d. 

Volume
1

Contemporary English and American Literature, 1940-41 

Box Folder
184 13

Major meetings, itineraries, 1950-51 

185 1-4

Registers, 1934-40 

185 5

Syllabi, 1935-52 

185 6

U.S. Army Air Forces Technical Training 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 10

Clippings re 

219 11

Coffin at Bowdoin 

Box Folder
186 1-5

Faculty material 

186 6-8

Manuscript notes 

186 9-15

Printed material 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 9

Bowdoin Orient, 1939-55 

Box Folder
187 187

Printed material [cont.] 

 M037.12.03 Miscellaneous 

Box Folder
188 1-3

University of Cincinnati, University of Athens 

188 4-5

Class material 

188 6-9

Documents 

188 10-13

Fulbright 

188 14-18

Manuscript material 

188 19-25

Printed material 

189 1-9

University of New Hampshire Writers Conference 

189 10-12

Corpus Christi Fine Arts Colony 


 M037.13 Personal records: documents, essays, notes, etc., 1882-1978, undated   3.75 linear feet

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Box Folder
190 1-3

Alumni material 

190 4-6

Announcements 

190 7

Bicentenary of Brunswick 

190 8-28

Biographical material 

Box
191-193

Biographical material [cont.] 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 15

Diploma, 1937 

Box
194-95

Calendars, 1936-37, 39-45, 47-50, 52-53 

Box Folder
196 1

Dedication of the Coffin Room 

196 2-17

Documents 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 15

Passport, 1916; 19th century ships' documents 

Box Folder
197 1-10

Ephemera 

197 11-24

Family history 

198 1-10

Family history [cont.] 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 13

Design of Ruth Neal Coffin's headstone 

Box Folder
198 11-19

Financial 

Box
199

Financial [cont.] 

Box Folder
200 1-9

Financial [cont.] 

200 10

Guest Book 

201 1

Invitations 

201 2-8

Military service 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 14

Commissions and certificates, 1917-26 

219 12

Obituaries and other clippings 

Box Folder
202 1-6

Pamphlets 

202 7-10

Programs 

203 1-3

Pulitzer Prize 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 15

Certificate, 1937 

219 16

Clippings 

Box Folder
203 4-14

Schools and colleges, Societies and associations 

203 15-21

American Academy of Arts and Letters to Authors' Club 

Box
204

Brunswick Rotary Club to New England Poetry Club 

205

Newcomen Society to Poetry Society of America 

206

Pulitzer Prize to Zeta Psi 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 17

Beechwood Players to Zeta Psi 


 M037.14 Works by others: essays, poems, illustrations, etc., 1921-1969, undated   0.75 linear feet

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 M037.14.01 Artwork 

Box Folder
207 1-4

J.J. Lankes 

207 5

Mildred E. Danforth (sketch of Coffin) 

Ovsz-Box Folder
219 18-19

Herbert L Rand - C.W. Taylor 

Box Folder
207 6

Anonymous 

 M037.14.02 Essays 

Box Folder
207 7-18

Vance Bourjaily - Writers' War Board 

207 19

Anonymous 

 M037.14.03 Poems 

Box Folder
208 1-13

Joan Lee Allen - Mrs. Wendell W. Wyatt 

208 14-15

Anonymous 

 M037.14.04 Proofs 

Box Folder
209 1

Bernard DeVoto 

209 2-9

Rachel Field 

209 10-11

J.J. Lankes 

 M037.14.05 Printed works 

Box Folder
209 12-23

Elizabeth Atkins - Winthrop Steele 

209 24

Reviews and announcements 


 M037.15 Unsorted material, 1937-1952, undated   0.5 linear feet

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Ovsz-Box Folder
210 1-2

Literary drafts 

210 3-6

Manuscript notes and fragments 

210 7

Photocopies 

210 8-11

Printed material 

210 1-2

Printed material [cont.] 

219 20

Printed material [cont.] 

211 3

Re Coffin's works 

211 4-11

Research or lecture notes 

211 12

Typescript notes and fragments 


 M037.16 Recordings, 1931-1947, undated   1.0 linear feet

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 M037.16.01 Harvard Vocarium Records 

Ovsz-Box Folder
212 1

"Crystal Moment," "Golden Falcon," "Young Spring," "Strange Holiness," "Hummingbird." 12", 1940. 

212 2

"Roxiney Boody," "Lomey Catlin," "Winter Milking," "The Pheasant." 12", 1940. 

212 3

"Foxes and Graves," "Barn Swallows," "The Race," "Easter Orr," "There Yet Survived a God." 12", 1940. 

212 4

"How to Make a Willow Whistle," "Where I Took Hold if Life," "This is My Country," "Cows Are Coming Home in Maine." 12", 1940. 

212 5

"The Cry," "Paths in the Dew," "This Was the Word," "Footsteps of Flame." 12", 1940. 

 M037.16.02 Harvard Film Service 

Ovsz-Box Folder
212 6

"The Race," "Lomey Catlin," "San Lorenzo," "Hummingbird." Acetate record, 12", 78rpm. 15 February 1939. 

212 7

"How to Make a Willow Whistle," "Roxiney Boody." Acetate record, 12" 78rpm. 15 February 1939. 

 M037.16.03 Library of Congress recordings 

Ovsz-Box Folder
212 8

"Foundation of a Man," "A Poem is an End," "Wind From Home," "Apples by Ocean. 12" 78rpm. 25 May 1945." 

212 9

"Spider." 12" 78rpm. 25 May 1945. 

212 10

"The Fog," "This is My Country," "Footsteps of Flame," Foxes and Graves." 12" 78rpm. 25 May 1945. 

212 11

"How to Make a Willow Whistle," "Late Christmas," "There Will be Bread and Love," "Joy Meets Boy." 12" 78rpm. 25 May 1945. 

212 12

"The Race," "Codfish Song," "Little Boys of Texas," "He Learned From Primers," "Coast Babies Sit Up Late." 12" 78 rpm. 25 May 1945. 

212 13

"Hummingbird," "Lullaby for Peregrine," "There Yet Survived a God," "When I Took Hold of Life." 12" 78rpm. 25 May 1945. 

212 14

"Don't Name Your Son With a President's Name," "Alexander Graham Bell Did Not Invent the Telephone," "Old Farmer Alone," "Go To the Barn with a Lantern." 12" 78rpm. 25 May 1945. 

212 15

"Country Party," "Hound on the Church Porch," "Roxiney Boody." 12" 78rpm. 25 May 1945. 

212 16

"He Put Out His Hands," "Country Doctor," "Stop One Instant Still," "Oh Boyhood Goodbye." 12" 78rpm. 25 May 1945. 

212 17

"The Cupola," "An Old Man Raking Leaves," "Lantern in the Snow," "The Rocker." 12" 78 rpm. 25 May 1945. 

 M037.16.04 National Council of Teachers of English 

Ovsz-Box Folder
212 18

"The Fog," "Lantern in the Snow," "The Secret Heart." 10". 

212 19

"The Fog," "Lantern in the Snow," "The Secret Heart.; 10" [broken]. 

212 20

"The Fog," "Lantern in the Snow," "The Secret Heart." 10". 

212 21

"The Fog," "Lantern in the Snow," "The Secret Heart." 10". 

 M037.16.05 WGAN, Portland, Maine, Radio 

Ovsz-Box Folder
212 22

"Bates Mfg. Co. Christmas Show," RPTC. 12" 78rpm. 21 December 1947. 

212 23

RPTC reading. 10". 11/10/1942. 

212 24

"Bates Mfg. Co.: RPTC Thanksgiving Program." 12". 11/23/1947. 

212 25

"Broadcast: RPTC." 10". 10 November 1942. 

212 26

WTAG-FM, Worchester. RPTC poems. 12" 78rpm. 25 March 1947. 

212 27

WNYC. "Dedicatory Ode: Hunter College," RPTC. 12". 10/8/1940. 

 M037.16.06 Self-recorded [aluminum] 

Ovsz-Box Folder
213 1

"The Spider," "The Cupola," "Foxes and Graves," "One Who Knows His Seagulls." 10". 

213 2

"The Woodland Orchard," "The Pheasant," "Country Church," "Something Holy." 10". 

213 3

"There Yet Survived a God" [good], "There Yet Survived a God" [not good]. 10". 

213 4

"Where I Took Hold of Life," "New Guests," "Bread and Milk on the Stoop." 10". 

213 5

"Country Party," "Getting Ready for Town." 10". 

213 6

"Old Farmer Alone," "Barn Swallows." 10". 

213 7

"Winter Milking," "Go to the Barn with a Lantern." 10". 

213 8

"Foxes and Graves," "Crystal Moment." 10". 

213 9

"Crystal Moment," "Thunder Pools," "The Secret Heart," "The Golden Falcon." 10". 

213 10

"This is My Country," "The Fog." 10". 

213 11

"This is My Country," The Sharp Coast." 10". 

213 12

"How to Make a Willow Whistle;" "Bread and Milk on the Stoop." 10". 

213 13

"The Secret." 10". 

213 14

"Lazy Bones," "Thief Jones," "The Rocker," "Departure," "Being." 12". 

213 15

Speech Department Laboratory at Texas State College for Women: untitled. 12" 33 1/3 rpm [sides 1,4]. 

213 16

Speech Department Laboratory at Texas State College for Women: untitled. 12" 33 1/3 rpm [sides 3,6]. 

213 17

Speech Department Laboratory at Texas State College for Women: untitled. 12" 33 1/3 rpm [sides 2,5]. 

213 18

"Comments by Mr. Harry Hansen on Pulitzer Prize Award for Poetry: Mr. Robert P.T. Coffin." 12" [aluminum]. 

 M037.16.06 Recordings of Others 

Ovsz-Box Folder
213 19

"He's got the Whole World in His Hands," "Just Like a Tree Planted by the Water." 10" [music recording]. 

213 20

"The Congo," Vachel Lindsay, The National Council of Teachers of English. 10". 

213 21

"In a Monastery Garden," "In a Persian Market." 12". 

213 22

"Transcontinental: A Choric Poem of the Railroad," "Midnight Caravan: A Choric Poem of the Trucks on Route 1," by A.M. Sullivan. 12" 78rpm. 

213 23

St. Louis Speaks: Discussion, Dr. Taylor Interview ["Where I Took Hold of Life"]. 12" 33 1/3 rpm. 9 February 1941 [#1,#2]. 

213 24

St. Louis Speaks: Discussion, Dr. Taylor Interview. 12" 33 1/3 rpm. 9 February 1941 [#3,#4]. 

213 25

St. Louis Speaks: Discussion, Dr. Taylor Interview. 12" 33 1/3 rpm. 9 February 1941 [#5,#6]. 


 M037.17 Photographs and other images, 1858-1954, undated   3.0 linear feet

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Volume
1

Bowdoin faculty album, 1858 

Ovsz-Box Folder
214 214

Negatives and slides 

215 215

Photographs 

216 216

Photographs (contains small, medium and large) 

Ovsz-Box
216

Photograph: RPT Coffin's Harpswell Road residence, ca. 1952, with holograph note from Bill Key (graduating high school student) to his teacher, Mrs. Etelman 

Ovsz-Box Folder
217 217

Photographs 

219 21

Photographs and engravings 

Object
Alpha Wall

Portraits - two framed oil paintings of Coffin 

Object Storage

Sculpture of Coffin's head