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Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Sexton collection

Identifier: C-11
Abstract The Anne Sexton collection was compiled by Sexton’s therapist during the last nine months of her life. The collection offers a glimpse into the mind of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, a mind tormented by suicidal thoughts, depression and bipolar disorder. Onionskin carbon copies of her published and unpublished poetry from 1974 reveal both the depths of her despair and the eloquence with which she expressed it – before she finally ended her life on October 4, 1974. Also included in the...
Dates: 1964-1993


 Item — Box 13: Series ABER, Folder: 12
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents

Holograph signed note found in To Bedlam and Part Way Back reading, "Sorry- I've been ill-".

Dates: 1835 - 2000

Sexton, Anne

 File — Box 13: Series ABER, Folder: 12
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.

Dates: 1835 - 2000

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Archival Object 2
Collection 1
Authors and publishers -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Poets, American -- 20th century 1
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Psychology 1
Women poets, American 1