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Guide to the George B. Ehlhardt Collection on Robert Frost, 1916-1980

Abstract

Reverend George Brinkmann Ehlhardt received his theological degree from Duke Divinity School in 1945. Reverend Ehlhardt was librarian of the Duke Divinity School Library from 1942 to 1950 and was later appointed president of Brevard College.

This collection, collected mostly by George Ehlhardt, Duke Divinity School Librarian, includes ephemera and periodicals containing material by or about the American poet Robert Frost.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Ehlhardt, George B., collector.
Title
George B. Ehlhardt Collection on Robert Frost 1916-1980
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.8 Linear Feet, 42 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

This collection, collected mostly by George Ehlhardt, Duke Divinity School Librarian, includes ephemera and periodicals containing material by or about the American poet Robert Frost. It is arranged in the order of the originally assigned Frost collection number found on the envelopes.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Ephemera and periodicals, 1916-1980

(2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)

Contains ephemera and periodicals including material about/by Frost that were mostly collected by George Ehlhardt.

House of books, ltd. Firm, Booksellers, New York, 4 leaves clipped from the March, 1951 catalog of books for sale, Frost items for sale as listed.
Box 1
Parke Bernet Balleries Inc. Bernheimer auction of Frost material
Box 1
The month at Goodspeed's. 1943 January
Box 1
Amherst graduates' quarterly. 1936 August and 1948 August
Box 1
Amherst graduates' quarterly. 1924 August and 1929 August
Box 1
Amherst graduates' quarterly. 1935 November and 1936 May
Box 1
Amherst. 1978 Winter
Box 1
The old farmer's almanac, 1939
Box 1
The seven arts. 1916 November
Box 1
American prefaces. 1939 April
Box 1
Biblia. 1938 February
Box 1
Atlantic. 1951 June
Box 1
Atlantic monthly. 1947 April
Box 1
Atlantic monthly. 1947 November
Box 1
The archive. 1943 February
Box 1
Saturday Review. 1959 March 21, 1962 March 24, and 1963 February 23
Box 2
Touchstone. 1939 February
Box 2
Scopus. 1963 June
Box 2
Cleland, James J. A love that wanted re-renewing. 1968 June 2
Box 2
Library notes. 1945 April
Box 2
New masses. 1945 July 31
Box 2
Time. 1950 October 9
Box 2
Athens College bulletin. 1961 November
Box 2
Boston arts festival program. 1954 June
Box 2
Lankes, J J. Three wood engravings
Box 2
The New Hampshire troubadour. 1946 November. Two letters from Thorsten V. Kalijarvi to Rev Ehlhardt
Box 2
Robert Frost his poems, portraits and printers 1913-1963 a comprehensive exhibit
Box 2
Robert Frost at Agnes Scott College
Box 2
George Ehlhardt's speech on the evening of 1947 Feb 27 on his presentation of his Frost collection to Duke
Box 2
Amherst alumni news. 1963 Fall
Box 2
The hampshire bookship 1916-1936 twentieth anniversary week
Box 2
An Evening's Frost' program of this theatre presentation by University of Dubuque. 1967 April 6
Box 2
Program of Frost 75th birthday exhibition Friends of Duke Library. 1950 March 26
Box 2
Calendar of Duke University. 1943 January 24-30
Box 2
The Choate alumni bulletin. 1962 Summer
Box 2
Program of a Frost reading by Friends of the Duke Library. 1945 March 14
Box 2
Program of a Frost reading by Friends of the Duke Library. 1947 February 27
Box 2
Amherst. 1980 Summer
Box 2
Durham news clippings
Box 2
Mark Twain quarterly. 1940 Spring
Box 2
New York Times Book Review. 1949 May 29
Oversize Folder 1
Portrait of Robert Frost
Oversize Folder 1

Historical Note

Reverend George Brinkmann Ehlhardt received his theological degree from Duke Divinity School in 1945. Reverend Ehlhardt was librarian of the Duke Divinity School Library from 1942 to 1950 and was later appointed president of Brevard College.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George B. Ehlhardt Collection on Robert Frost, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The George B. Ehlhardt collection on Robert Frost were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by Rachel Penniman, January 2013

Encoded by Rachel Penniman, January 2013

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2012-0205

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.