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"Aunt Rennie and the Elves", circa 1943

 Item — Box: OVR, Folder: 4
Identifier: ABER MS MISC

Scope and Contents

Signed typescript containing approximately 300-word story written by Sylvia Plath as a child. The story is signed "by Sylvia" and includes pasted-in illustrations from a 1943 advertisement for "Junket" Rennet Powder. The story follows a young boy who comes to live with Aunt Rennie and the elves after being sent into the forest by his cruel stepfather.


  • circa 1943


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restrictions.


1 Folder

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Johanson Rare Books in 2008.

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States