Manuscript of Thornton Leigh Hunt

Scope and Content

Manuscript, partly holograph, of 'Against the world', an unpublished novel by Thornton Leigh Hunt, n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thornton Leigh Hunt (1810-1873) was a journalist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other 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.