Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Plath mss. VI, ca. 1962-1973, consist of early letters, newspaper clippings, and ephemera of poet Sylvia Plath. Included are original Plath-related letters to William Clair, poet and critic, former editor of the literary magazine Voyages. Other correspondents include Ted Hughes, Anne Sexton, Elizabeth Drew, Katherine Ann Porter, Alfred Young Fisher, Ann Williams, Peter Davidson, Frank Murphy, and Ellen Stoianoff.

An inventory is available.

Also see the Guide to the Sylvia Plath Materials in the Lilly Library.

Acquired: 2012

Collection size: 39 items

Related manuscripts: Plath mss. X, Plath mss., Plath mss. II, Plath mss. III, Plath mss. IV, Plath mss. V, Plath mss. XI, Plath mss. VII, Plath mss. VIII, Plath mss. IX

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.