HUGHES, TED, 1930-1998.
Ted Hughes papers
> Personal effects and memorabilia

Series 8
Personal effects and memorabilia
Boxes 180-181; OP16

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of personal effects and memorabilia relating to Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath and their children, Frieda and Nicholas Hughes. The materials include Hughes's Royal Air Force Certificate of Service; an account book (1964-1967) documenting monies realized from the sale Hughes's poems; Hughes's permit to exit and re-enter U.S. (1959); marriage certificate (Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath, 1957); Sylvia Plath's passport (1959), British Driving License, 1961 and death certificate (1963).

The collection also includes William Henry Hughes's (father) World War I scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photographs.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Personal effects
Box Folder Content
180 1 Hughes, Frieda, School work, writing
180 2 Hughes, Nicholas, Artwork
180 3 Hughes, Nicholas, Baptismal certificate, March 25, 1962
180 4 Hughes, Nicholas, Christmas card, n.d.
180 5 Hughes, Nicholas, Report on Lates (fish species), TS
180 6 Hughes, Nicholas, school work, writing
180 7 Hughes, Ted, Account book, March 1964-December 1967 [documents monies realized from the sale of poems]
180 8 Hughes, Ted, Angling permits, 1987-1988
180 9 Hughes, Ted, Artwork
180 10 Hughes, Ted, Biographical sketch, ca. 1991
180 11 Hughes, Ted, Permit to exit and re-enter U.S., 1959
180 12 Hughes, Ted, Royal Air Force Certificate of Service
180 13 Hughes, Ted, "Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes," May 13, 1999, program [See also Series 9: Audiovisual material, "Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Ted Hughes"]
180 14 Hughes, Ted, (U.S.) Social Security card
180 15 Hughes, Ted and Sylvia Plath, "Unto Your Live's End: A Marriage Address [from R. Mercer Wilson, rector], June 16, 1956
180 16 Hughes, Ted and Sylvia Plath, Marriage Certificate, June 16, 1957
180 17 Hughes, Ted and Sylvia Plath, Marriage poem, MS in wedding card, written by Lucas Myers and Daniel Huws, 1957
180 18 Hughes, William Henry, WWI scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photographs
180 19 Plath, Sylvia, Death Certificate, March 1, 1963
180 20 Plath, Sylvia, Driving License (British), 1961
180 21 Plath, Sylvia, Smallpox vaccination record, July 6, 1959
180 22 Plath, Sylvia, U.S. Passport, 1959
180 23 Wevill, Assia, Drawing (photocopy of Emily Dickinson poem on back with one stanza circled by Wevill; TH writing: "By Assia"), 1960s
Memorabilia
181 1 Children's Artwork-unidentified
181 2 "Coin (gone) from Irene Worth (after 'Oedipus')"
181 3 Epitaph for Robert Farrar
OP16 10 Hanbury Manor, Hertfordshire, England, numbered print, artist unknown
OP16 11 "The Horses," handwritten excerpt on photograph
181 4 Lock of hair (child's?)
181 5 Checkbook (Sylvia Plath's), billfold, and glasses case
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