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COLLECTION — Volume: 1 Identifier: MS Am 1780

Sylvia Plath papers for Sickroom Tulips

Autograph and typescript versions of the poem Sickroom Tulips by American poet Sylvia Plath.


  • 1961

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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


.1 linear feet (1 volume)

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.

Biographical / Historical

Sylvia Plath was an American poet.


Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

65M-172. Gift of Mr. John Lincoln Sweeney, 51 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1966 May 4.
Plath, Sylvia. Sylvia Plath papers for Sickroom Tulips, 1961: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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