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MS Am 1780

Plath, Sylvia. Sylvia Plath papers for Sickroom Tulips, 1961: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1780
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Plath, Sylvia.
Title: Sylvia Plath papers for Sickroom Tulips,
Date(s): 1961.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph and typescript versions of the poem Sickroom Tulips by American poet Sylvia Plath.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-172. Gift of Mr. John Lincoln Sweeney, 51 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1966 May 4.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sylvia Plath Papers for Sickroom Tulips, 1961 (MS Am 1780). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Sylvia Plath was an American poet.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Autograph and typescript of Plath's poem, "Sickroom tulips," together with a letter to John Lincoln Sweeney bearing a Ted Hughes poem on the verso.

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