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Plath mss. II, 1932-1977


Subseries: Box 10 Smith College Memorabilia

Class papers. 27 items. All items by Plath

Arranged alphabetically


Box 10
Folder 7

A-Ep

The Age of Anxiety and the Escape from Freedom. Typescript with instructor's comments. May 1954.  8 p. History 38b.

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 11b.

"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, all incomplete.]

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 11b.

Edith Sitwell and the Development of Her Poetry. Typescript with instructor's comments. Mar. 25, 1953.  29 p. Modern Poetry Unit.

Box 10
Folder 8

Eq-Z

The Equilibrists. Typescript draft with numerous holograph changes and corrections. 4 p. [On versos of each page are typescript drafts of short stories, all incomplete.]

"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 Patterns. Typescript with instructor's comments. Apr. 18, 1951.  6 p. English 11.

"In Memory of Major Robert Gregory". Typescript draft with numerous holograph changes and corrections. 11 p.

Modern Tragedy in the Classic Tradition. Typescript with instructor's comments. Feb. 26 [1951?].  6 p. English 11b.

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 220a(b).

The Spectrum of F. Scott Fitzgerald; A Study of Color Imagery in Tender Is the Night. Typescript with instructor's comments. Apr. 21, 1955.  10 p. English 417b.

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 14.

Box 10
Folder 9

Information concerning requirements for the honors thesis.

3 items


Folder 10 James Joyce notebook. Notes from Elizabeth Drew's British Literature class.

Box 11
Folder 1

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, 1955.

Folder 2 Notes for The Magic Mirror. Holograph and typescript. 56 p.

Folder 3 Note cards for The Magic Mirror. Holograph and typescript. 94 cards.

Notebooks

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.


Box 11
Folder 4

Notebooks

Folder 5 Notebooks

Folder 6 Notebooks

Folder 7 Notebooks

Folder 8 Notebooks

Box 12
Folder 1

Notebooks

Folder 2 Notebooks

Folder 3 Notebooks

Box 12
Folder 4

Who's Who in 1954. Publication concerning the freshman class of 1950.

Folder 5 Publishers' agreements

7 items

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 Carnival Nocturne.


Folder 6 Elks notebook

Contains correspondence, letters of recommendation, and related materials compiled by Plath when applying for the Elks' "Most Valuable Student" award.


Box 12
Folder 7

Mademoiselle materials

32 items

Relating to College Board and Guest Editorship. Correspondence, arranged chronologically.


Abels, Cyrilly. To Plath, et al. Memo. June 11, 1953.

Abels, Cyrilly. To Sally Rosenthal. Sept. 10, 1952  (carbon - enclosed with Margarita G. Smith to Plath, Sept. 11, 1952).

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 analysis.

Witten, Barbara. To Plath. Oct. 3, 1951.

Miscellaneous

Guest Editor Schedule. Mimeo with holograph notes by Plath. 5 p.

Your Job As Mademoiselle's Guest Editor. Mimeo with holograph note by Plath. 2 p.

A short, short history of Mademoiselle. 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 - Mademoiselle. 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.  1 p.

Vocational Story by Sylvia Plath. Typescript carbon. 5 p.

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 Agency.

Christmas Card from Mademoiselle.

Box 12
Folder 8

1955 Hamper Smith College yearbook.

Folder 9 Wedding invitations Invitations to Plath. 1953-1955. 

22 items


Folder 10 Miscellaneous.

33 items

Includes draft of application to Smith, grades, reading lists, commencement materials, and assorted mimeos.


Art Scrapbooks

4 volumes prepared for art classes relating to design, color and arrangement


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 Smith Scrapbook

Contains photographs, correspondence and memorabilia; heavily annotated by Plath.


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