Subseries 1.5
Ted Hughes' correspondence, 1957-1997
Boxes 53-56

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of correspondence written by Ted Hughes from 1957-1996. The subseries also includes copies of letters that Hughes wrote to Sylvia Plath's mother, Aurelia Plath from 1963-1969 from the Lilly Library at Indiana University.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order. Undated letters are arranged by the last name of recipient; when last names are not present, the undated correspondence is arranged by the first name of the recipient. Undated correspondence with no designated recipient is arranged by subject at the end of this subseries.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Special restrictions apply: letters and manuscripts by Ted Hughes and most photographs may not be reproduced without the written permission of Carol Hughes. Subseries 1.5 also contains some copies of original materials held by the Lilly Library. These copies may not be reproduced without the permission of the owner of the originals.

Scope and Content Note The subseries consists of correspondence written by Ted Hughes from 1957-1996. The subseries also includes copies of letters that Hughes wrote to Sylvia Plath's mother, Aurelia Plath from 1963-1969 from the Lilly Library at Indiana University.
Chronological
Box Folder Content
53 1 [Fall 1957]; 1960-1969
53 2 1970-1978
53 3 1980-1985
53 4 1986-1987
53 5 1988
53 6 January-March 1989
53 7 April-June 1989
53 8 July-December 1989
53 9 1990
53 10 January-June 1991
53 11 July-September 1991
53 12 October-December 1991
54 1 January-March 1992
54 2 April-June 1992
54 3 July-September 1992
54 4 October-December 1992
54 5 January-March 1993
54 6 April-June 1993
54 7 July-September 1993
54 8 October-December 1993
54 9 January-March 1994
54 10 April-June 1994
54 11 July-September 1994
54 12 October-December 1994
54 13 January-March 1995
54 14 April-June 1995
54 15 July-December 1995
55 1 1996
55 2 Plath, Aurelia, 1963-1969 [from Lilly Library, Sylvia Plath papers, do not photocopy without permission from Lilly]
Undated - Alphabetical by recipient
55 3 A., P. [re: Peter Brooks]
55 4 Alvarez, Al [fragment]
55 5 Baker, Kenneth
55 6 Bishop, Nick
55 7 Boyanowsky, Victoria, Letter of recommendation [Simon Fraser University]
55 8 Bruford, Rose
55 9 Brooks, Peter
55 10 Brown, Kerry [Sacred Earth]
55 11 Burrows, Ms.
55 12 Butcher, Tim
55 13 Clinton, Sir Gerald
55 14 Cox, Brian
55 15 Dartmouth College
55 16 Davids, Roy
55 17 Day, David, Letter of recommendation
55 18 Day, Hugo, Letter of recommendation
55 19 Doolan, Moira F.
55 20 Edward, John [fragment]
55 21 Eliot, Valerie
55 22 Evans, Caroline and Matthew
55 23 Gammage, Nick
55 24 Gowrie, Lord Grey
55 25 Grafton the Duke and Duchess of (Hugh and Fortune)
55 26 Gunn, Thom, Letter of recommendation [Macarthur Fellowship]
55 27 Hamilton, Ian
55 28 Hart, Josephine
55 29 Heaney, Seamus
55 30 Heseltine, Anne and Michael
55 31 Holub, Miroslav
55 32 Hudson, Sir Hal
55 33 Hughes, David
55 34 Hunter, David, Letter of recommendation
55 35 Kermode, Frank
55 36 Kustow, Michael
55 37 Letter to Editor [newspaper unknown]
55 38 Letter to Editor, The Sunday Times
55 39 Linklater, N.V.
55 40 Lowenstein, Tom, Letter of recommendation
55 41 Malpass, Katie
55 42 Murphy, Richard
55 43 Newman, Mr.
55 44 P., Mrs. C.
55 45 P., P.
55 46 [Perloff, Marjorie]
55 47 Plath, Jenny and Susan
55 48 Prince of Wales, Prince Charles
55 49 Pudney, John
55 50 Radcliffe, Michael
55 51 Raine, Craig
55 52 Rose, Jacqueline
55 53 Rudolf, Henry [about]
55 54 Ruscoe, John
55 55 Saatchi, Joseph and Maurice
55 56 Seymour, Miranda
55 57 Solataroff, Ted
55 58 Soyinka, Wole
55 59 Spender, Natasha
55 60 Tardios, George, Letter of recommendation
55 61 Thatcher, Margaret
55 62 Walker, Mr.
55 63 Walsh, John
55 64 Weissbort, Daniel, Letter of Recommendation [Guggenheim Award]
55 65 White, Eric
55 66 Wylie, Mrs.
Undated - Alphabetical by recipient's first name
55 67 [?], Alan
55 68 [?], Anne
55 69 [?], Charles
55 70 [?], Clifford
55 71 [?], Dea
55 72 [?], Desmond
55 73 [?], Eric
55 74 [?], Gordon
55 75 [?], Hubert
55 76 [?], Hugh
55 77 [?], Karl
55 78 [?], Martin
55 79 [?], Michael
55 80 [?], Peter
55 81 [?], Ruth
55 82 [?], Simon
55 83 [?], Sir Philip
55 84 [?], Siv
55 85 [?], Teddy
55 86 [?], Val
55 87 [?], Victor
Undated - Unknown recipient
56 1 Unknown [re: American edition of Sylvia Plath's writings]
56 2 Unknown [re: Anne Stevenson's Bitter Fame]
56 3 Unknown [re: Appearance at which he will read Nightingale's Nest]
56 4 Unknown [re: Arvon Foundation]
56 5 Unknown [re: Children's poetry contest comments and grades]
56 6 Unknown [re: Daniel Weissbort poems]
56 7 Unknown [re: David Pease]
56 8 Unknown [re: Donald Davie - Arvon Foundation Poetry Competition]
56 9 Unknown [re: Dylan Thomas commemorative plaque at Westminster Abbey]
56 10 Unknown [re: Fishing]
56 11 Unknown [re: Dr. G.H. Davis' article on local otter population]
56 12 Unknown [re: Hughes' comments on another poet's collection]
56 13 Unknown [re: Hughes' comments on first writing]
56 14 Unknown [re: Hughes' comments on work since 1989]
56 15 Unknown [re: Iron Man play]
56 16 Unknown [re: Jacqueline Rose's The Haunting of Sylvia Plath]
56 17 Unknown [re: John Moat and John Fairfax's The Way to Write]
56 18 Unknown [re: Journalism on Sylvia Plath
56 19 Unknown [re: the Laureate]
56 20 Unknown [re: the Laureate and expenses]
56 21 Unknown [re: Modern Poetry in Translation]
56 22 Unknown [re: Philip Larkin's death]
56 23 Unknown [re: Proposed playwright competition]
56 24 Unknown [re: School appearances, rescheduling]
56 25 Unknown [re: Seamus Heaney, working on poetry competition]
56 26 Unknown [re: Sean Hill, Catey Chef of Year Award]
56 27 Unknown miscellanous letters and fragments
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