The Ted Hughes mss., 1957-1960, are drafts, notes, and corrected page proof of The Hawk in the Rain and Lupercal by Ted Hughes. Notes of Lupercal carry on verso a typescript carbon copy of "Sow" by Sylvia Plath. The collection was purchased in 1960 from Ifan Kyrle Fletcher.
The Ted Hughes mss. II, 1957-1962, consist of 12 letters from Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath to Hughes' brother and sister-in-law, Gerald and Joan Hughes in Australia. Topics discussed include writing projects and general day-to-day activities. The collection was purchased in 1979 from Mrs. Joan Hughes.