'B.L. Drafts I'

Scope and Content

Contains autograph and typewritten poetry drafts in loose leaf and notebook forms, some of which are not included in the published collection and a list of contents of Birthday Letters. Annotations, pasting over and editing of the text show the working nature of the material. Diary entry dated January 22nd 1998 with Hughes’s thoughts on collection’s publication and insight into his illness; pages from The New Yorker in which one of Hughes’s poems was published and a letter from the magazine are also included. The majority of papers are undated.

Arrangement

Originally held in one box file

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Not Public Record(s)