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Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000 (sculptor)



Leonard Baskin (1922-2000), sculptor

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


1 typescript letter signed from Hughes to Cooke, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COO/5/38/1
Scope and Contents

1 typescript letter signed with manuscript annotations enclosing a copy of Sylvia Plath's poem 'Burning the Letters', illustrated by Leonard Baskin and published by the Rainbow Press and a small annotated cutting.

Dates: 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Archive reading room is open by appointment, Wednesdays-Fridays, but all visits must be booked in advance. We are currently limiting the number of researchers due to social distancing requirements. Photographs may not be taken of the Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes material without the permission of the Estates. The Archivist can provide further information and contact details for permissions. The remainder of the collection may be photographed for private research, subject to UK copyright provisions. Those wishing to publish from the collection should seek advice from the Archivist prior to publication.

Letter from Hughes to Cooke, undated, c. 1973-1974

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COO/2/2/7
Scope and Contents

1 manuscript letter signed. Hughes asks about a good area for sea trout fishing and mentions that Leonard Baskin has bought a house in Devon.

Dates: undated, c. 1973-1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: The Ted Hughes material is open for consultation but photographs may not be taken without the permission of the Ted Hughes Estate. Those wishing to publish any material that is the copyright of the Ted Hughes Estate should seek permission from the Estate prior to publication. The Archivist can provide further information and contact details for the Estate.

Letter from Leonard Baskin, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8985/34
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters from many American and English poets and scholars, 1940-80; occasional manuscripts and typescripts of poetry; 18 letters on The Sandpipers; and a collection of letters of poets and writers, 1856-c.1950.

Dates: 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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