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1. By Violet Hunt [subseries]:
 
a. Literary and General
  12  
AM [accounts, recipes, lists, etc.] -- [1879-1880]
  1. 73 ll. + 1
  2. Volume with white vellum cover and clasp.


  12  
AM Address book -- [after 1909]
  1. 82 ll. + 1
  2. With stamp of Ford Madox Ford,"FMH," on second leaf.
  3. With annotations and commentary.
  4. Volume with deep red leather cover.


  12  
TM Walks With Andrew Lang -- [n.d.]
  1. 5 ll.
  2. With annotations in Violet Hunt's hand. Mentions the sale of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's estate.
  3. With original folder.


  12  
AM Poems, "How long, how long--..." in Violet Hunt's hand; AM, three poems in unidentified hand: "The slight skiff sails...," "In Spring whan all the sweet birds sing,..." and "Her poor arms lay streaked..."; -- [n.d.]
  1. 3 ll.


  12  
AM [by Ford Madox Ford?] -- [n.d.]
  1. In three cases he simply refutes with slight elaboration what I have [?]/ in my memoir without any correction other
  2. 3 ll.
  3. References to the Bicknell family.
  4. Written in pencil; not in Hunt's hand.


  13  
[Hunt, Violet?] -- [n.d.]
  1. TM & AM The Assistant Professor
  2. 22 ll.
  3. Attributed to "Ramon Perez de Ayala" on the title page.
  4. With many handwritten annotations.


  13  
AM Bankbook -- 1912-1920
  1. 30 ll. + 1
  2. London County & Westminster Bank, Ltd.
  3. Volume with white vellum cover; "Mrs. I.V. Hueffer" written on cover.


  13  
TM & AM Baths -- [n.d.]
  1. 1 l.
  2. On verso of fragment of manuscript of The Wife of Rossetti (p. 85).


  13  
AM & TM [genealogy of Bethell family] -- [n.d.]
  1. 2 ll. + 1
  2. Violet was trying to show the relationship between her nurse, Emma Brown, and the Bethell family.
  3. With envelope with notes written in Violet Hunt's hand.


  13  
AM & TM [bits and pieces] -- [n.d.]
  1. torn bits of paper + 1
  2. With envelope.


  13  
TM [book review - draft] -- [193?]
  1. 1 l.
  2. Review of book by Hugh Kingsmill?
  3. On stationery of CLOSE UP: An International Review devoted to the art of films.


  13  
TM [book reviews] -- [1935-1936]
  1. 15 ll.
  2. Some with early drafts. Books reviewed are J.D. Mackie's Cavalier and Puritan, Olaf Stapleton's Odd John, E.M. Forster's Abinger


  13  
TM [book reviews] (continued) -- [1935-1936]
  1. Some with early drafts. Books reviewed are Harvest, Hugh Kingsmill's What They Said at the Time, Grand Tour (edited by R.S. Lambert), Malcolm Letts's As the Foreigner Saw Us, C.M. Franzero's Roman Britain, and Gretchen Green's The Whole World and Company.


  13  
Envelopes -- [n.d.]
  1. 11 ll.
  2. With notes written in Violet Hunt's hand on the envelopes.


  13  
AM Extract Book -- [n.d.]
  1. 51 ll. + 1
  2. Extracts from works by different authors.
  3. Volume with marbled paper cover; "Extract Book/Violet " written on a piece of paper attached to the front cover.


  13  
TM [instructions for household maintenance] -- [n.d.]
  1. 3 ll.


  13  
AM List of letters -- [after 1925]
  1. 50 ll. + 1
  2. In blue check notebook.
  3. The letters are from between 1847 and 1925.
  4. Many of the letters noted here are to Alfred, Margaret, and Violet , though some are to Ford Madox Ford and his family, and others are to unrelated individuals.


  13  
AM [frag.] Mabel's Playmates. or Pigeon Jack. -- July 19, 1876
  1. 14 ll. + 1
  2. Bound volume with red, yellow, and black marbled cover.


  13  
AM Not Invited ! or Miss Bertram's Mistake -- June 23, 1876
  1. 10 ll. + 1 + 3
  2. Title on title page differs slightly.
  3. Bound volume with green cover. With two sheets of blank paper from the "Fleece Hotel, Darlington" and Ezra Pound's calling card, with annotations by Pound and notes by Violet , tucked inside.


  13  
AM [ fragmentary notes on the division of her belongings and literary projects for her will] -- [n.d.]
  1. 5 ll.


  13  
AM [notes on Orsini] -- [n.d.]
  1. 9 ll.
  2. Howell material.


  13  
TM & AM [notes on various subjects] -- [ca. 1935]
  1. 61 ll. + 3
  2. Notes on newspaper clippings, Charles Augustus Howell, Ford Madox Ford, Alfred William Hunt's sketches, Edward Burne-Jones, Thomas Hardy, John Ruskin, Violet's life and estate, and D.H. Lawrence, among others.
  3. Many on verso of pages from other manuscripts, including The Wife of Rossetti.
  4. With three pages of photocopies of the newspaper clippings.


  13  
AM The Painful Origins of V. H. -- [n.d.]
  1. 1 l.
  2. Includes photocopy of same.


  13  
AM Parting at Sunset--[poem] -- [n.d.]
  1. 1 l.
  2. In Violet Hunt's hand, though unclear whether it is by her.


  13  
AM Poetry -- [n.d.]
  1. 47 ll. + 1
  2. Handwritten copies of poems by many different poets.
  3. Volume with marbled paper covers; "Poetry/V. Hunt" written on a piece of paper attached to front cover.


  13  
AM Social Addresses -- [n.d.]
  1. 122 ll. + 1
  2. Bound volume with tan buckram cover.


  13  
TM [South Lodge inventory] -- [n.d.]
  1. 32 ll. + 1


  14  
TM & AM Tor Villa -- [n.d.]
  1. 109 ll + 1
  2. With folder cover containing the title "Tor Villa" and Violet Hunt's notes. The title on the inside is "The Passion for Romance."


  14  
TM & AM Tor Villa (continued) -- [n.d.]
  1. Hunt's reminiscences of life at Tor Villa, including excerpts on Oscar Wilde, Theo Marzials, William Bell Scott, G. P. Boyce, Swinburne, Holman Hunt, Edward Burne Jones, and others.


  14  
AM & TM "Wanted for Attempt" -- [notes] -- [n.d.]
  1. 354 ll. + 1
  2. Concerning Orsini, probably part of Hunt's Howell material.
  3. Much of the material consists of bits of paper which were attached to sheets of paper.
  4. Housed in two folders (192 ll. + 162 ll.), with original cover with notes made by Violet Hunt.
  5. On verso of some sheets are typed manuscript pages from Hunt's autobiography, The Flurried Years, while on the verso of many of the bits of paper are unidentified fragments.
  6. Includes a numbered index [typed].


  14  
TM & AM The War -- [n.d.]
  1. 2 ll.
  2. On verso of a fragment of another unidentified manuscript, possibly by Ford Madox Ford.


  25  
"Euphemia II (Ruskin)" -- Oct. 1860-May 1864 69
  1. [+] pp.


  25  
"Euphemia III (Millais: Eastlakes) -- [n.d.]
  1. 76pp.; 22pp.


  25  
"Dolores III" (Swinburne) -- 1870-End
  1. assorted pages; 93[+]pp.


  25  
"Gooseberry" -- [n.d.]
  1. galley proofs with annotations


  25  
"Rossetti's Saynete" -- [n.d.]
  1. ts. 3pp. with annotations


  25  
"Library" [of Violet Hunt] -- [n.d.]
  1. galley proof


  25  
"Record of Visitors" -- [n.d.]
  1. galley proof


  25  
[Family Chronology] -- 1840-1911
  25  
"A double Performance" -- 1902
  1. galley proof


  25  
"Stronger than Love" -- [n.d.]
  1. galley proof


  25  
"The End of the Beginning" -- [n.d.]
  1. galley proof


  25  
"Ruskin as a Guide to Youth" -- [n.d.]
  1. clipping, photocopy


  25  
"Packages under Stairs, 1st floor" -- [n.d.]
  1. ts. 3pp.


 
b. Howell Biography
  15  
Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942. -- [Apr. 14, 1924-June 17, 1927]
  1. Letters to her concerning the use of pictures for her biography of Charles Augustus Howell
  2. 30 ll. + 7
  3. With folder, envelope, and five photographs of paintings.
  4. Letters from G.C. Williamson, Lord Barnard, C.W. Miller (sec'y to Lord Barnard), Theodore Cook, and T.G.C. Reynolds. Most are originals, although there are copies of two


  15  
Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942. (continued) -- [Apr. 14, 1924-June 17, 1927]
  1. letters from Lord Barnard (of which there is also the original for one), a copy of a letter from G.C. Williamson, a copy of a letter from Theodore Cook to Major Fairfax- Blakesborough, and a draft of a letter from Violet Hunt to Lord Barnard.


  15  
Williamson, G. C. (George Charles), 1858-1942. -- [ca. 1919]
  1. [printed] Murray Marks and His Friends - [gatherings]
  2. 36 ll.
  3. Includes pages 81-144, which contain part of a chapter on Charles Augustus Howell, about whom Violet Hunt was writing a biography.
  4. Howell material.


  15  
Howell, Charles Augustus, 1839-1890. -- [ca. November 13, 1890]
  1. [printed] Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures, Objects of Art, and Decorative Furniture, of Charles A. Howell, Esq., Deceased,...
  2. 24 ll. + 2
  3. With paper covers.
  4. Copy belonging to Rosa Corder, with "Miss R. Corder" written on the cover and with prices and names of buyers written next to each item.


  15  
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903. -- [Sept. 18, 1878-July 14, 1882]
  1. TM & AM [Correspondence. Paddon Papers. The Owl and the Cabinet]
  2. 45 ll. + 1
  3. Acquired by Violet Hunt for her biography of Charles Augustus Howell.
  4. Typed copy of a privately printed brochure, which consists of letters by James MacNeill Whistler, S. Wrefrod Paddon, J.E. McNay, F. Mewburn, Theo. Allingham, Sydney Morse, and W.A. Chapman, about the character and enterprises of Charles Augustus Howell.


  15  
Howell, Charles Augustus, 1839-1890. -- Sept. 25, 1922
  1. TD [copy] [death certificate]
  2. 1 l.


  15  
Howell, Charles Augustus, 1839-1890. (continued) -- Sept. 25, 1922
  1. Certificate of his death on April 24, 1890.
  2. Howell material.


  15  
Howell, Charles Augustus, 1839-1890. -- Oct. 9, 1922
  1. TD [copy] [marriage certificate]
  2. 1 l.
  3. Certificate of his marriage to Frances Kate Howell on August 21, 1867.
  4. Howell material.


  15  
Howell, Rosalind Blanche, 1877- -- Jan. 4, 1923
  1. TD [copy] [birth certificate]
  2. 1 l.
  3. Rosalind Howell was born March 20, 1877.
  4. Rosalind Howell was the daughter of Charles Augustus and Frances Kate Howell.
  5. Howell material.


  15  
Murray, Murray Howell, d. 1878 -- Oct. 6, 1922
  1. TD [copy] [death certificate]
  2. 1 l.
  3. Murray Howell Murray died August 1, 1878.
  4. Howell material.


  15  
Howell, Catherine Emily, d. 1869 -- Oct. 6, 1922
  1. TD [copy] [death certificate]
  2. 1 l.
  3. Catherine Emily Howell died November 5, 1869.
  4. Howell material.


  15  
Homan, Louisa Ann, d. 1879 -- Oct. 6, 1922
  1. TD [copy] [death certificate]
  2. 1 l.
  3. Louisa Ann Homan died April 21, 1879.
  4. Howell material.


  15  
Homan, Jessica Ann Stewart, d. 1870 -- Oct. 6, 1922
  1. TD [copy] [death certificate]
  2. 1 l.
  3. Jessica Ann Stewart Homan died December 8, 1870.
  4. Howell material.


  15  
Howell, Charles Augustus, 1839-1890. -- Oct. 6, 1922
  1. AD [application for searching birth records]
  2. 1 l.


  15  
Howell, Charles Augustus, 1839-1890. -- Oct. 6, 1922
  1. Application made by Violet Hunt to obtain information for her biography of Charles Augustus Howell.
  2. Howell material.


  15  
Howell, Frances Kate -- Oct. 6, 1922
  1. AD [application for searching birth records]
  2. 1 l.
  3. Application made by Violet Hunt to obtain information for her biography of Charles Augustus Howell.
  4. Howell material.


  15  
Murray, Murray Howell, d. 1878 -- Oct. 6, 1922
  1. AD [application for searching birth records]
  2. 1 l.
  3. Application made by Violet Hunt to obtain information for her biography of Charles Augustus Howell.
  4. Howell material.


  15  
Howell, Charles Augustus, 1839-1890. -- 1889
  1. [printed] Testimonials for Charles A. Howell, Esq.
  2. 47 ll. + 1
  3. With paper cover and two newspaper clippings pasted inside back cover.
  4. Includes letters by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown, John Everett Millais, Frederick Sandys, George Cruikshank, Thomas Woolner, Algernon Charles Swinburne, James MacNeill Whistler, Simeon Solomon, and others.
  5. Given to Violet Hunt by Emma Summers Gill.
  6. Howell material.


  15  
Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942. -- [n.d.]
  1. TM & AM [notes on Howell's later life]
  2. 80 ll. + 114 + 1
  3. Housed in two folders.
  4. With original cover included in second folder.
  5. With T & ALS [draft] from Violet Hunt to Editor of Time & Tide, [n.d.], with another


  15  
Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942. (continued) -- [n.d.]
  1. earlier draft and a sheet of comments by Ford [?] on verso of a manuscript page from Mr. Fleight [?].
  2. With personal recollections by Violet Hunt.
  3. With a review of David Larg's Trial by Virgins (by Peter Davies [?]).
  4. With TL [copy], Henry James to Violet Hunt, February 14, 1910.


  15  
Boyce, George Price, 1826-1897. -- [1865-1870]
  1. TM [copy] & AM [extracts from diary]
  2. 27 ll. + envelope
  3. With front of folder with notes in Violet Hunt's hand.
  4. Violet Hunt transcription of Alice Street's copy of extracts concerning Charles Augustus Howell from the diary of her uncle, G.P. Boyce.
  5. Howell material.


  15  
Howell, Charles Augustus, 1839-1890. -- [n.d.]
  1. TM [brief biography]
  2. 1 l.
  3. Possibly written by Violet Hunt.
  4. Howell material.


  15  
AM & TM [notes on Howell and the Dukes of Cleveland, with an article on the Dukes of Cleveland] -- 1928
  1. 83 ll. + 1
  2. With folder formerly enclosing these notes and other materials:
  3. With a brief biography of Charles Augustus Howell, attributed to G.C. Williamson;
  4. ALS, Ethel Colburn Mayne to Violet Hunt, [n.d.];
  5. newspaper clipping concerning Howell and five newspaper clippings mentioning Violet Hunt's biography of Howell.
  6. On verso of first four pages:
  7. TL [copy], Inland Revenue. H.M. Inspector of Taxes to Messrs. Smith and Earle, January 23, 1928;


  15  
AM & TM [notes on Howell and the Dukes of Cleveland, with an article on the Dukes of Cleveland] (continued) -- 1928
  1. TLS, Smith and Earle to Violet Hunt, January 26, 1928;
  2. TL [copy], Chase, Henderson and Tennant to Smith and Earle, June 13, 1928;
  3. TLS, Smith and Earle to Violet Hunt, June 13, 1928.
  4. On verso of other notes are fragments of a typescript version of The Wife of Rossetti and possibly The Flurried Years.
  5. Howell material.


  15  
TM & AM [Howell Papers. Extracts. Communications from People.] -- [n.d.], 1888-1924
  1. [1920's]
  2. 116 ll. + 1
  3. With typed copies of the following letters:
  4. Emma Summers Gill to Violet Hunt, March 12, 1923;
  5. Emma Summers Gill to Violet Hunt, March 22, 1923;
  6. Emma Summers Gill to Violet Hunt, March 7, 1923;
  7. Frances Kate Howell to Emmie [Gill], Tuesday;
  8. Frances Kate Howell to Emmie [Gill], December 31, 1887;
  9. Charles A. Howell to Em[ma Gill], June 22, 1888;
  10. M.H. Spielmann to Violet Hunt, October 30, 1922;
  11. M.H. Spielmann to Violet Hunt, January 8, 1923;
  12. M.H. Spielmann to Violet Hunt, February 1, 1923;
  13. George C. Williamson to Violet Hunt, April 14, 1924;
  14. Mary F. Alleyne Clark to Violet Hunt, March 9, 1923;
  15. Mary F. Alleyne Clark to Violet Hunt, [extract], March 13, 1923;


  15  
TM & AM [Howell Papers. Extracts. Communications from People.] (continued) -- [n.d.], 1888-1924
  1. Phoebe Allen to Violet Hunt, [n.d.];
  2. Phoebe Allen to Violet Hunt, [n.d.];
  3. R.H.A. [Richard Heron Allen] to Violet Hunt, March 19, 1923;
  4. Annie L.C. Corfield to Charlotte Corder, [frag.], [n.d.];
  5. Alan S. Cole to Violet Hunt, January 9, 1923;
  6. William Michael Rossetti to Charles A. Howell, June 15, 1882;
  7. George C. Williamson to Violet Hunt, March 12, 1923.
  8. Cornell has the originals to some of these letters.


  15  
TM & AM [Howell Papers. Extracts. Communications from People.] (continued) -- [n.d.], 1888-1924
  1. Original letters:
  2. TLS, Metropolitan District Railway Co. to Violet Hunt, March 13, 1923;
  3. TLS, J. Johnston Abraham to Violet Hunt, March 24, 1924;
  4. TLS, Henry Head to Violet Hunt, November 7, 1922.
  5. Other typed copies:
  6. Statement by Emma Summers Gill;
  7. Byron Webber, "From the Memoirs of James C. Orrock";
  8. C.J. Feret, "From Fulham Old and New"; "From the Folklore of M.H. [Margaret Hunt]";
  9. Edward Heron Allen, "Notes on 'Danner'";
  10. Henry Doetsch, "Testimonial [for Charles A. Howell]," December 11, 1888;
  11. G.C. Williamson, "From Murray Marks and His Friends"; "From Pall Mall Budget," May 8, 1890.
  12. Howell material.


  16  
AM & TM [notes and letters concerning Howell] -- [n.d.], 1873-1879
  1. 89 ll. + 76 + 50 + 1
  2. With original folder cover.
  3. Housed in three folders.


  16  
AM & TM [notes and letters concerning Howell] (continued) -- [n.d.], 1873-1879
  1. With typed copies of the following letters:
  2. Algernon C. Swinburne to Charles A. Howell, February 6, 1873;
  3. Algernon C. Swinburne to Charles A. Howell, [frag.], February 9, 1873;
  4. Algernon C. Swinburne to Camden Hotten, [frag.], [n.d.];
  5. Charles A. Howell to D.G. Rossetti, December 13, 1875;
  6. Charles A. Howell to Algernon C. Swinburne, October 3, 1877;
  7. Algernon C. Swinburne to Charles A. Howell, October 8, 1877;
  8. Charles A. Howell to Manager, Brompton Cemetery, April 22, 1879.


  16  
TM [copy] [excerpts from various diaries] -- [n.d.], 1867-1884
  1. 103 ll. + 107 + 1
  2. Mostly excerpts from the diaries of G.P. Boyce, William Allingham, and William Michael Rossetti, with comments by Violet Hunt.
  3. With TL [copy], Charles A. Howell to Algernon C. Swinburne, August 26, 1867, and TL [copy] Alfred W. Hunt to Margaret Raine Hunt, [n.d.].
  4. With typed sheet containing Hunt family accounts for January-October, 1884.
  5. Some excerpts are on the verso of other unidentified manuscripts.


  16 & 17  
TM & AM [notes on Charles Augustus Howell] -- [1920s]
  1. 110 ll. + 70 ll.
  2. Housed in two folders.
  3. Many notes typed on the verso of a typescript of Violet Hunt's The Wife of Rossetti, though others are on the verso of unidentified manuscripts.
  4. TL from E.F. Richards to Violet Hunt, September 10, 1927. Notes on reverse


  17  
TM Howell biography (Charles Augustus) - Part V (2) - Second typing -- [n.d.]
  1. 264 ll. + 1
  2. With cover.


 
c. Siddal Biography Papers
  17  
TM & AM [notes on Elizabeth Siddal] -- 1854--1913
  1. 1865
  2. In two folders.
  3. With excerpts from William Allingham's diary.
  4. With page from Violet Hunt's diary at the beginning of the second folder.
  5. With brief genealogy of Elizabeth Siddal Rossetti.
  6. With the following letters:
  7. TL (copy) from John Ruskin to D. G. Rossetti, October ?, 1855;
  8. With the following letters:
  9. TL (copy) from John Ruskin to D. G. Rossetti, October ?, 1855;
  10. TL (copy) from Elizabeth Siddal Rossetti to D. G. Rossetti, Christmas time 1855;
  11. TL (copy) from Levin Schucking to Ford Madox Ford, Dec. 29, 1913;
  12. TL (copy, frag.) from [D.G. Rossetti] to [Ford Madox Brown?], [n.d.];
  13. TL (copy) from Ford Madox Brown to Francis Hueffer, Sept. 9, 1871.
  14. With the following poems:
  15. "Early Death" (DGR-ESR);
  16. "The Passing of Love" (DGR-ESR);
  17. "A Year and a Day " (EES);
  18. "A Silent Wood" (DGR-ESR);
  19. "Hopeless Love" (Ford Madox Brown [?]);
  20. "Broken Love" (William Blake);
  21. "What transgressions I commit" (unidentified);
  22. "He and She and Angels Three" (DGR-ESR).


  17  
TM & AM [notes on Elizabeth Siddal] (continued) -- 1854--1913
  1. On verso of some sheets is unidentified typed manuscript material. On verso of one sheet is TL [frag., draft], [n.d.], by Violet Hunt to [?], discussing Ford Madox Ford's defense of James Joyce's novel Ulysses.


  17  
Rossetti-Siddal family. -- [1932]
  1. M [printed] [genealogy]
  2. 1 l. + 1
  3. With Elizabeth Siddal Rossetti's genealogy on a separate page.
  4. Proof sheets for both genealogies. The proof sheets differ from the printed versions found in Violet Hunt's biography of Elizabeth Siddal Rossetti, The Wife of Rossetti.