Hunt, Leigh H. (Leigh Harrison), b. 1858 d. 1937
Art critic, Etcher, Doctor
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 5.8 linear ft.
Collection Summary: The papers of art history instructor, printmaker, and physician Leigh H. Hunt measure 5.8 linear feet and date from 1870-1937. Found within the papers are scattered biographical material for Hunt; letters from friends and colleagues primarily concerning the celebration of Hunt's 50-year teaching career; auction records and miscellaneous receipts; diaries written by his wife Grace Storrs Hunt describing daily life and specific European trips; notes and writings including art history lecture notes; art work by Hunt; scrapbooks of clippings; miscellaneous printed material including voyage-related ephemera; photographs of Hunt, his family, friends, and residence; and commercial printing blocks.
Biographical/Historical Note: Leigh H. Hunt (1858-1937) was an etcher and instructor from New York, N.Y.
The Leigh H. Hunt papers were donated in 1967 by Phyllis Leon, the executor of the Hunt Estate.