Smith College Memorabilia
Class papers. 27 items. All items by Plath
The Age of Anxiety and the Escape from Freedom.
Typescript with instructor's comments. May 1954. 8 p. History
The Agony of Will. Typescript with instructor's comments.
Dec. 18, 1950. 8 p. English 11b.
Atmosphere in the Short Story. Typescript with
instructor's comments. Nov. 6, 1950. 6 p. English
"Character is Fate." Typescript with instructor's
comments. Nov. 22, 1950. 6 p. English 11b.
Chiaroscuro and Counterpoint. Typescript with
instructor's comments. May 11, 1953. 13 p. English 39b.
[Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas]. Typescript draft with
numerous holograph changes and corrections. 4 p. [On versos of
each page are typescript drafts of one or more short stories,
Darwin, Marx, Wagner; an
Essay. Typescript. 12 p. History 11.
The Devil's Advocate. Typescript with instructor's
comments. Mar. 24, 1954. 11 p. Russian 35b.
The Dualism of Thomas Mann. Typescript with instructor's
comments. Jan. 17, 1950. [i.e. 1951] 12 p. English
Edith Sitwell and the Development of Her Poetry.
Typescript with instructor's comments. Mar. 25, 1953. 29 p.
Modern Poetry Unit.
The Equilibrists. Typescript draft with numerous
holograph changes and corrections. 4 p. [On versos of each page
are typescript drafts of short stories, all
"Fish in Unruffled Lakes". Typescript draft with numerous
holograph changes and corrections. 3 p.
The Golden Season. Typescript with instructor's comments.
Oct. 16, 1950. 4 p. English 11b.
The Imagery in
Typescript with instructor's comments. Apr. 18, 1951. 6 p.
"In Memory of Major Robert Gregory". Typescript draft
with numerous holograph changes and corrections. 11
Modern Tragedy in the Classic Tradition. Typescript with
instructor's comments. Feb. 26 [1951?]. 6 p. English
Mrs. Dalloway. Typescript.
4 p. English 31. [Note: this item has since been identified as a
paper written during Plath's high school years.]
A New Idiom. Typescript with instructor's comments. May
9, 1951. 9 p. English 11b
Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen. Typescript draft with
numerous holograph changes and corrections. 8 p.
Religion As I See It. Typescript with instructor's
comments. May 3, 1952. 9 p.
[Religious Beliefs]. Typescript. 3 p.
Somebody and We. Typescript with holograph corrections
and instructor's comments. Nov. 15, 1951. 8 p. English
The Spectrum of F. Scott Fitzgerald; A Study of Color
Tender Is the Night.
Typescript with instructor's comments. Apr. 21, 1955. 10 p.
The Tragedy of Progress. Typescript with instructor's
comments. Mar. 19, 1951. 6 p. English 11b.
Unitarianism: Yesterday and Today. Typescript with
instructor's comments. Dec. 8, 1951. 9 p. Religion
Information concerning requirements for the honors thesis.
James Joyce notebook. Notes from Elizabeth Drew's British
The Magic Mirror; A Study of the Double in Two of
Dostoevsky's Novels. Typescript carbon, bound. 1955. 69 p. Included
is a letter from Evelyn Page to Sylvia Plath, June 17,
Notes for The Magic Mirror. Holograph and typescript. 56
Note cards for The Magic Mirror. Holograph and typescript. 94
21 items (8 folders)
Includes notebooks for Art 13, Government II, Hillel Lectures,
History 38b, Medieval Literature, Milton, Religion 14, and Modern
American Literature, Modern American Literature, Modern Art [course audited
by Plath during the year she taught at Smith], Modern Poetry,
Physical Science, Religion 14, 35b, and Shakespeare.
Who's Who in 1954. Publication
concerning the freshman class of 1950.
Agreements with Triangle Publications for the poems and stories:
Sonnet to a Dissembling Spring, Initiation, Cinderella, Ode on a
Bitten Plum, Den of Lions, The Suitcases are Packed Again, and
Contains correspondence, letters of recommendation, and related
materials compiled by Plath when applying for the Elks' "Most
Valuable Student" award.
Relating to College Board and Guest Editorship. Correspondence,
Abels, Cyrilly. To Plath, et al. Memo. June 11,
Abels, Cyrilly. To Sally Rosenthal. Sept. 10, 1952
(carbon - enclosed with Margarita G. Smith to Plath, Sept. 11,
Little, Marybeth. To Plath. Dec. 17, 1952; Mar. 6
(enclosure), Apr. 16, 27, May 5, 18, 20, 26, 1953.
Mayberry, Jane Bedell. To Plath. May 6, 21 (carbon),
1953. Smith, Margarita G. To Plath. Sept. 11 (enclosure), 1952;
Mar. 6 (enclosed in Marybeth Little to Plath, Mar. 6, 1953),
Apr. 27, 1953.
[Weaver, Polly]. To Plath. Memo. June 3, 1953
(enclosure). The enclosure is a hand-writing
Witten, Barbara. To Plath. Oct. 3, 1951.
Guest Editor Schedule.
Mimeo with holograph notes by Plath. 5 p.
Your Job As Mademoiselle's Guest
Mimeo with holograph note by Plath. 2
A short, short history of
Mimeo. 3 p.
Mademoiselle - Personnel.
Mimeo. June 1, 1953. 2 p.
Natalie Stack's Memo to Guest Editors. Mimeo. June 1,
1953. 2 p.
1953 Guest Editors -
Mimeo. 2 p.
Geri Trotta's Memo to Guest Editors about Entertainment.
Mimeo. 3 p.
Mademoiselle's Editors and
Departments and What They Do.
Mimeo. 5/28/53. 4 p.
Jane Mayberry's Instructions for the Interview with
Elizabeth Bowen. Mimeo and holograph. 2 p.
Polly Weaver's Memo to Guest Editor. Mimeo. May 1, 1953.
Vocational Story by Sylvia Plath. Typescript carbon. 5
Vita and Draft of Analysis of the College
Mademoiselle Issue by Sylvia Plath.
Holograph with corrections and changes. 12 p.
Janet Wagner's Resume from the Frances Gill Model
Christmas Card from
1955 Hamper Smith College
Wedding invitations Invitations to Plath. 1953-1955.
Includes draft of application to
Smith, grades, reading lists, commencement materials, and assorted
4 volumes prepared for art classes relating to design, color and
Box Oversize 4
Art Scrapbook 1
Box Oversize 5
Art Scrapbook 2
Box Oversize 6
Art Scrapbook 3
Box Oversize 7
Art Scrapbook 4
Box Oversize 8
Contains photographs, correspondence and memorabilia; heavily
annotated by Plath.