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Robert Frost

Timeline

 Publication of Works

 

    Date
   Title of Work

 

April, 1913

May, 1914

Feb, 1915

April, 1915

Nov, 1916

Mar, 1923

Nov, 1923

Nov, 1928

Nov, 1930

May, 1936

Feb, 1939

April, 1942

Mar, 1945

May, 1947

Sept, 1947

April, 1949

Mar, 1962

A Boy's Will, English edition

North of Boston, English edition

North of Boston, American edition

A Boy's Will, American edition

Mountain Interval

Selected Poems

New Hampshire

West-running Brook

Collected Poems

A Further Range

Collected Poems

A Witness Tree

A Masque of Reason

Steeple Bush

A Masque of Mercy

Complete Poems

In the Clearing

 

 Personal  Family  Life  

 

 Date

 Event

 

3-26-74                       
                                    Birth of Robert Lee Frost, San Francisco, Cal.
6-25-76                       
                                    Birth of Jeanie Frost (sister)
5-5-1885                     
                                    Death of father, Will Frost, in San Francisco.
                                     
                                    Family returns to Lawrence, Mass.
                                    for burial.
Sept, 1888                   Robert
                                    enters Lawrence High School
May, 1890                  
                                    Robert writes his first poem La Noche Triste 
June, 1892                   Robert
                                    graduates from Lawrence High School
                                      
                                    sharing valedictorian honors with Elinor White.
Sept., 1892                  Enters
                                    Dartmouth. Leaves before end of term.
1893 - 1894                
                                    Teaches in local schools. Works in the mills.
11-8-94                        
                                    First poem published: "My Butterfly: An Elegy" 
1895                            
                                    Works as a reporter, teaches school.
12-19-95                      
                                    Marries Elinor Miriam White in Lawrence.
9-25-96                         
                                    First child, Elliott, born to Rob and Elinor.
Sept., 1897                   Enters
                                    Harvard University.
3-31-1899                    
                                    Leaves Harvard. Returns to Lawrence.
4-28-1899             
                                           Second child, daughter Lesley born.
7-8-1900                      
                                    First child, Elliott dies.
Oct., 1900                    
                                    Frost family moves to farm, Derry, N. H.
11-2-1900                    
                                    Frost's mother, Isabelle, dies of cancer.
5-27-1902                     Third
                                    child, son Carol born.
6-27-1903                    
                                    Fourth child, daughter Irma born.
3-29-1905                    
                                    Fifth child, daughter Marjorie born.
6-18-1907                    
                                    Sixth child, Elinor Bettina born -dies within days.
11-16-1911                   Sells
                                    Derry Farm. Lives in Plymouth,
                                    N. H. and 
                               teaches at N. H. State Normal School.
Sept., 1912                    The
                                    Frost family sails for England.
10-26-1912                   
                                    First book of poetry accepted by publisher.
5-15-1914                     
                                    Second book published
2-13-1915                     
                                    The Frost family returns to the U. S.
                                    Buys farm in
                                        
                                    Franconia, N. H.
Oct., 1920                      Moves to Shaftsbury, Vermont, buys the 
                                         Stone
                                    House.
Dec., 1928                     
                                    Buys second farm, The Gulley in Shaftsbury.
9-7-1929                        
                                    Sister Jeanie, dies.
5-2-1934                         Daughter Marjorie dies following childbirth.
3-20-1938                     
                                    Wife, Elinor dies of a heart attack in Florida.
Summer, 1938             
                                    Frost rents apartment in Boston.
Sept., 1939                    
                                    Frost buys The Homer Noble Farm, Ripton, Vt
                                        
                                    to use as a summer residence.
Oct 9, 1940                    Son
                                    Carol dies of suicide in Shaftsbury.
Spring, 1941                 Frost buys home
                                    in Cambridge, Mass
1-29-1963                     
                                    Frost dies in Boston. Burial in Bennington
 The Complete Timline can be found at http://www.frostfriends.org/chronology.html