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Collection Level Description: Manuscript of Thornton Leigh Hunt

Reference: MSS. Don. d. 39-41
Title: Manuscript of Thornton Leigh Hunt
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Thornton Leigh Hunt (1810-73) was a journalist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Manuscript, partly holograph, of 'Against the world', an unpublished novel by Thornton Leigh Hunt, n.d.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Trevor Leigh Hunt, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1935.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39014-16.

Access Points


Hunt | Thornton Leigh | 1810-1873 | Journalist

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