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Ted Hughes Network Archive
The Ted Hughes Network collection consists of publications of Ted Hughes’ writing in a variety of formats; including artwork, broadsides, posters, and proofs, alongside limited edition books.

Ted Hughes was born on the 17th of August 1930, at 1 Aspinall Street, in Mytholmroyd. He was a prolific children’s writer and poet - serving as the Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death in 1998. He initially studied English at Pembroke College, Cambridge before transferring to anthropology and archaeology in his third year - after attending Mexborough Grammar School in West Yorkshire.

Hughes was married to the American poet, Sylvia Plath with whom he had two children, Freida (1960) and Nicholas (1962), He also had a daughter, Alexandra Wevill (1965) with his partner Assia Wevill.
  • THN/AV

    Audio Recordings Subfonds

    1970s-1980s
    A set of recordings of Ted Hughes's work.
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  • THN/MP

    Morrigu Press Collection Subfonds

    1979-1983
    An archive of the limited edition prints and books from the Morrigu Press.
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  • THN/PN

    Poetry Limited Editions and Prints Subfonds

    1958-2000
    An archive of the limited edition prints and books from Ted Hughes's literary outputs.
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  • THN/SM

    Supplementary Material Subfonds

    1950-1961
    Materials relating to Ted Hughes's life in other media.
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