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May Sarton correspondence with Royce Moch Roth

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00395

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of of approximately 78 pieces of corresondence from May Sarton to Royce Moch Roth, including typed and handwritten letters and cards by Sarton and handwritten drafts of Roth's correspondence to Sarton. Also: Christmas poems (limited edition printed poems, inscribed by Sarton, 1951-1994), other printed broadside poems, and items about Sarton (including photographs, clippings, and printed articles) collected by Royce Roth.

Dates of Materials

  • 1942 - 1995

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.


0.438 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift : Nancy Roth Remington, Smith College class of 1972, 2015.

Related Materials

About 30 letters from Sarton to Madeleine L'Engle, including Sarton's annual New Year's poems, are included in the Personal Correspondence section of the Madeleine L'Engle papers in the Sophia Smith Collection

Finding aid to May Sarton correspondence with Royce Moch Roth
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Ellice Amanna
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Revision Statements

  • 2019-10-29: Finding aid updated to current standards and published.
  • 2021-07-20: Content description added from accession inventories

Repository Details

Part of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063