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A Finding Aid to the Leigh H. Hunt papers, 1870-1937

Leigh H. Hunt papers, 1870-1937

Hunt, Leigh H. (Leigh Harrison), Dr.,, 1858-1937

Doctor, Etcher, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 5.8 linear ft.

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.

Provenance

The Leigh H. Hunt papers were donated in 1967 by Phyllis Leon, the executor of the Hunt Estate.