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Finding Aid for the Violet Hunt Manuscript Notebook, 1873-1911
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Description
Isabel Violet Hunt (1862-1942) published poetry in Century magazine at age 13, and later, wrote collections of short stories and novels. She was also an active feminist, joining the Women's Social and Political Union. The collection consists of a manuscript notebook in Violet Hunt's hand containing 100 poems, published works by Hunt and books from her library.
Background
Isabel Violet Hunt was born on September 28, 1862 in Durham, England; she was the eldest daughter of landscape artist Alfred William Hunt and novelist Margaret Peacock; attended Notting Hill and Ealing High School in London; published poetry in Century magazine at age 13; her first short story, A Thief in the Night, was published under the pseudonym Violet Herris in Belgravia magazine; became an active feminist, joining the Women's Social and Political Union; wrote collections of short stories and novels, including: The Maiden's Progress (1894), A Hard Woman (1895), The Human Interest (1899), Affairs of the Heart (1900), White Rose of Weary Leaf (1908), Tales of the Uneasy (1911), and More Tales of the Uneasy (1925); became contributor, reader, and subeditor for Ford Madox Ford's English Review; died on January 16, 1942.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.