HUGHES, TED, 1930-1998.
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Subseries 1.1
Alphabetical correspondence files, 1959-1996
Boxes 1-10

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of incoming correspondence arranged in alphabetical order from 1959-1996. Much of this correspondence is of both a personal and a professional nature. Hughes maintained a lively literary correspondence with a number of prominent writers, translators, and poets including Yehuda Amichai, Leonard Baskin, Janos Csokits, Seamus Heaney, Michael Horovitz, W. Moelwyn Merchant, Peter Redgrove, Keith Sagar, Stephen Spender, Alan Sillitoe and Ruth Fainlight, and Daniel Weissbort. There are also letters from family members including Sylvia Plath's mother, Aurelia Plath, as well as a few letters from his sister, Olywn and his brother Gerald .

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order, with restricted correspondence filed at the end of the subseries.

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Subseries 1.1, Alphabetical correspondence files, letters written by Janos Csokits and Daniel Weissbort are restricted and require the permission of the copyright holder in writing in order to be examined. Letters from Seamus Heaney are closed to researchers. In addition, other selected letters are also restricted without the permission of the copyright holder.

Scope and Content Note The subseries consists of incoming correspondence arranged in alphabetical order from 1959-1996. Much of this correspondence is of both a personal and a professional nature. Hughes maintained a lively literary correspondence with a number of prominent writers, translators, and poets including Yehuda Amichai, Leonard Baskin, Janos Csokits, Seamus Heaney, Michael Horovitz, W. Moelwyn Merchant, Peter Redgrove, Keith Sagar, Stephen Spender, Alan Sillitoe and Ruth Fainlight, and Daniel Weissbort. There are also letters from family members including Sylvia Plath's mother, Aurelia Plath, as well as a few letters from his sister, Olywn and his brother Gerald .
Box Folder Content
1 1 Abse, Dannie, June 1967-December 1987, 10 items
1 2 Alvarez, Al, November 1977-December 1984, 10 items
1 3 Amichai, Yehuda, June 1970-November 1977, 32 items
1 4 Amichai, Yehuda, January 1978-June 1986, 31 items
1 5 Amichai, Yehuda, December 1986-November 1994 and undated, 22 items
1 6 Armitage, Simon, August 1992-September 1993, 2 items
1 7 Baker, Kenneth, May 1987-June 1994 and undated, 14 items
1 8 Baldwin, Michael, May 1981-February 1994, 23 items
1 9 Baldwin, Michael, undated, 24 items
- - Baldwin, Michael [See Restricted correspondence]
1 10 Baskin, Leonard, May 1959-December 1969, 5 items
1 11 Baskin, Leonard, January 1970-June 1978, 23 items
1 12 Baskin, Leonard and Tobias, April 1980-September 1983, 23 items
1 13 Baskin, Leonard, January 1984-September 1986, 36 items
1 14 Baskin, Leonard, April 1987-August 1989, 17 items
1 15 Baskin, Leonard, February 1990-May 1993, 14 items
1 16 Baskin, Leonard, undated, 8 items
1 17 Betjeman, John, June 1976-April 1983, 11 items
1 18 Booth, Martin, October 1971-August 1979, 37 items
2 1 Booth, Martin, June 1980-May 1985, 20 items
2 2 Booth, Martin, February 1986-April 1993, 31 items
2 3 Bragg, Melvin, January 1983-September 1989 and undated, 10 items
2 4 Brandt, Bill, August 1978-September 1978, 3 items
2 5 Brook, Peter, July 1975-October 1994, 15 items
2 6 Brophy, Brigid, July 1979, 2 items
2 7 Brown, George Mackay, October 1982, 1 item
2 8 Brownjohn, Alan and Sandra, May 1977-May 1994 and undated, 26 items
2 9 Bunting, Basil, December 1981-March 1983, 2 items
2 10 Causley, Charles, July 1972-October 1987, 28 items
2 11 Causley, Charles, June 1988-September 1998, 29 items
2 12 Clarke, Gillian, March 1978-April 1994 and undated, 21 items
2 13 Cooke, Barrie, August 1974-January 1994 and undated, 30 items
2 14 Cooke, Barrie, undated, 36 items
2 15 Cooke, Barrie, undated, 31 items
2 16 Cox, Brian, February 1978-December 1993, 14 items
2 17 Duncan, Ronald, November 1971-October 1973, 3 items
2 18 Dunn, Douglas, November 1972-January 1991 and undated, 13 items
2 19 Dyson, A.E. (Tony), August 1977-May 1992, 30 items
- - Eliot, T.S. [See Subseries 8.1: Blue scrapbook, 1956-1963]
2 20 Enright, D.J. (Dennis), July 1976-May 1983, 16 items
2 21 Ewart, Gavin, January 1977-February 1981, 7 items
2 22 Faas, Ekbert, October 1970-November 1992, 9 items
2 23 Fainlight, Harry, undated, 5 items
- - Fainlight, Ruth [See Alan Sillitoe]
2 24 Fallon, Peter, January 1980-September 1993 and undated, 9 items [See also Series 5: Gallery Press, Peter Fallon]
2 25 Feuer, Donya, July 1974-June 1993, 14 items
3 1 Feuer, Donya, undated, 6 items
3 2 Gammage, Nick, May 1980-September 1995, 39 items
3 3 Gifford, Terry and Neil Roberts, March 1979, 1 item
3 4 Gillespie, I.S., February 1993-March 1994 and undated, 16 items
3 5 Godwin, Fay, July 1973-June 1979, 37 items
3 6 Godwin, Fay, December 1980-January 1995, 55 items
3 7 Godwin, Fay, undated, 15 items
- - Godwin, Fay [See Restricted correspondence]
3 8 Gunn, Thom, May 1968-August 1992, 28 items
- - Gunn, Thom [See Restricted correspondence]
3 9 Guppy, Shusha, January 1971-December 1984, 27 items
3 10 Guppy, Shusha, January 1985-September 1994, 17 items
3 11 Hall, Donald, March 1994, 1 item
3 12 Hamburger, Michael, March 1975-September 1994 and undated, 31 items
- - Hart, Henry [See Restricted correspondence]
3 13 Hart, Josephine, June 1992 and undated, 7 items
- - Heaney, Seamus [See Restricted correspondence]
3 14 Herbert, Zbigniew, July 1983, 1 item
3 15 Heseltine, Michael and Anne, January 1985-March 1994 and undated, 27 items
3 16 Hofmann, Michael, March 1992-August 1994, 9 items
3 17 Horovitz, Michael, August 1971-October 1983, 18 items
3 18 Horovitz, Michael, November 1983-September 1996, 22 items
4 1 Horovitz, Michael, Announcements, 13 items
4 2 Horovitz, Michael, Articles and Poems, 19 items
4 3 Hughes, Frieda, n.d., 2 items
4 4 Hughes, Gerald, April 1965, 1 item
4 5 Hughes, Glyn, August 1974-March 1994 and undated, 17 items
- - Hughes, Glyn [See Restricted correspondence]
4 6 Hughes, Nicholas, n.d., 1 item
4 7 Hughes, Olwyn, May 1964-July 1994, 38 items
4 8 Hughes, Olwyn, undated, 13 items
4 9 Huws, Daniel, February 1977-October 1994 and undated, 23 items
4 10 Jong, Erica, April 1971-March 1973, 5 items
4 11 Keen, Peter, November 1973-March 1989 and undated, 25 items
4 12 Larkin, Philip, June 1975-August 1985 and undated, 13 items
4 13 Logue, Christopher, August 1976-March 1986, 6 items
4 14 Lowell, Robert, October 1966-December 1967, 2 items
4 15 MacBeth, George and Lisa St. Aubin de Teran, May 1973-October 1993 and undated, 21 items
4 16 MacLean, Sorley, June 1991, 2 items
4 17 McCaughey, Terence, August 1979-May 1991 and undated, 9 items
4 18 Martin, E. W. (Ernest), September 1978-May 1993 and undated, 19 items
4 19 Maugham, W. Somerset, May 1960, 1 item
4 20 Merchant, W. Moelwyn, November 1971-November 1989, 31 items
4 21 Merchant, W. Moelwyn, February 1990-March 1993, 40 items
4 22 Merwin, Bill and Dido, December 1970-July 1988, 4 items
4 23 Miller, Karl, September 1979-January 1988, 10 items
4 24 Minami, Akira, December 1981-May 1993 and undated, 11 items
5 1 Mindlin, Murray, September 1970-October 1979 and undated, 10 items
- - Mindlin, Murray [See Restricted correspondence]
5 2 Mitchell, Adrian, November 1978-March 1996 and undated, 21 items
5 3 Mitchison, Naomi, undated, 1 item
5 4 Montague, John, 1961-1980, 3 items
- - Monteith, Charles [See Subseries 8.1: Blue scrapbook, 1956-1963]
5 5 Morpurgo, Michael, September 1977-June 1990, 10 items
5 6 Muldoon, Paul, October 1983-January 1985, 2 items
5 7 Murphy, Richard, September 1971-December 1987 and undated, 17 items
5 8 Myers, Lucas, ca.1956-May 1994, 21 items
5 9 Myers, Lucas, undated, 27 items
5 10 Myers, Lucas, undated, 15 items
5 11 Nicholson, Emma, July 1988-February 1992 and undated, 11 items
5 12 Norris, Leslie, January 1975-May 1993, 11 items
5 13 O'Brien, Edna, 1981 and undated, 5 items
5 14 Osborne, Charles, May 1981-December 1988 and undated, 21 items
5 15 Paulin, Tom, May 1992-May 1994, 4 items
5 16 Pennatti, Camillo, February 1972-March 1993 and undated, 35 items
5 17 Pilinszky, Janos, February 1972-November 1978 and undated, 12 items
5 18 Plath, Aurelia, November 1972-November 1982, 19 items
5 19 Plath, Aurelia, April 1983-August 1991 and undated, 21 items
- - Plath, Warren [See Aurelia Plath]
5 20 Raine, Craig, March 1979-November 1984, 40 items
5 21 Raine, Craig, August 1985-April 1994 and undated, 45 items
5 22 Raine, Kathleen, May 1992-November 1994 and undated, 19 items
5 23 Rankin, David and Jenny , May 1976-August 1979, 25 items
5 24 Rankin, David and Jenny, October 1979-September 1990 and undated, 15 items
6 1 Redgrove, Peter, November 1971-November 1979, 26 items
6 2 Redgrove, Peter, November 1980-October 1989, 30 items
6 3 Redgrove, Peter, June 1990-January 1995, 27 items
- - Redgrove, Peter [See Restricted correspondence]
- - Roberts, Neil [See Subseries 1.1: Alphabetical correspondence, Gifford, Terry]
- - Rosenthal, M.L. [See Subseries 8.1: Blue scrapbook, 1956-1963]
6 4 Rowse, A.L., 1992, 3 items
6 5 Rushdie, Salman, November 1983-December 1984, 3 items
6 6 Sagar, Keith, October 1973-January 1979, 10 items
6 7 Sagar, Keith, March 1979-November 1979, 10 items
6 8 Sagar, Keith, January 1980-April 1981, 14 items
6 9 Sagar, Keith, October 1981-November 1983, 18 items
6 10 Sagar, Keith, November 1983-September 1989, 31 items
6 11 Sagar, Keith, January 1990-November 1991, 11 items
6 12 Sagar, Keith, April 1992-September 1995, 19 items
6 13 Sagar, Keith, undated, 22 items
6 14 Sagar, Keith, undated, 18 items
- - Sagar, Keith [See Restricted correspondence]
6 15 Sail, Lawrence, December 1982-November 1985, 31 items
6 16 Sail, Lawrence, January 1990-January 1994 and undated, 23 items
7 1 Scammell, William, September 1984-August 1992, 23 items
7 2 Scammell, William, August 1992-April 1993, 14 items
7 3 Scammell, William, April 1993-December1994, 16 items
7 4 Schaefer, Neil and Susan, April 1971-December 1984, 28 items
7 5 Schaefer, Neil and Susan, January 1985-October 1993 and undated, 25 items
7 6 Schmidt, Michael, September 1973-July 1985, 22 items
7 7 Schmidt, Michael, February 1986-January 1994 and undated, 14 items
7 8 Scigaj, Leonard, June 1979-December 1994 and undated, 13 items
7 9 Sexton, Anne, November 1970, 1 item
7 10 Sillitoe, Alan and Ruth Fainlight, June 1965-November 1975, 26 items
7 11 Sillitoe, Alan and Ruth Fainlight, February 1976-December1981, 25 items
7 12 Sillitoe, Alan and Ruth Fainlight, January 1982-December 1984, 16 items
7 13 Sillitoe, Alan and Ruth Fainlight, January 1985-November 1989, 21 items
7 14 Sillitoe, Alan and Ruth Fainlight, February 1990-July 1994, 16 items
7 15 Sillitoe, Alan and Ruth Fainlight, undated, 8 letters, 20 envelopes
7 16 Skea, Ann, August 1982-November 1994, 7 items
7 17 Smith, Ken, January 1972-December 1993, 9 items
7 18 Sonnenberg, Ben, November 1961-May 1994 and undated, 24 items
8 1 Spender, Stephen, May 1960-February 1983, 17 items
8 2 Spender, Stephen, February 1983-October 1990, 13 items
8 3 Spender, Stephen, April 1991-November 1994, 8 letters, 3 envelopes
8 4 Steadman, Ralph, April 1978-March 1979 and undated, 8 items
8 5 Stevenson, Anne, June 1985-October 1992, 8 items
8 6 Stoppard, Tom, 1985, 3 items
8 7 Stoppard, Tom, April 1985-August 1987 and undated, 11 letters, 1 envelope
8 8 Tennant, Emma, undated, 5 items
8 8 Tilling, Robert, August 1978-December 1990 and undated 18 items
8 10 Tilling, Robert, undated, 17 items
8 11 Tomlinson, Charles, October 1968-October 1975, 14 items
8 12 Tomlinson, Charles, November 1975-January 1985, 22 items
8 13 Tomlinson, Charles, January 1985-September 1992, 18 items
8 14 Tomlinson, Charles, undated, 15 letters, 1 envelope
8 15 Townshend, Pete, January 1992, 1 item
8 16 Wannamaker, Sam, November 1972-January 1975, 6 items
- - Weissbort, Danny [See Restricted correspondence]
8 17 Wevill, Assia, 1967, 2 items
8 18 White, Eric, October 1970-February 1976, 33 items
8 19 White, Eric, February 1976-July 1981 and undated, 37 items
8 20 Williams, Heathcote, undated, 6 items
8 21 Williamson, Henry, undated, 1 item
8 22 Worth, Irene, March 1968-August 1993, 4 items
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