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Mantel (Hilary) Papers
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Description
The collection is comprised primarily of the manuscripts and correspondence of British novelist Hilary Mantel (1952-). Manuscripts include short stories, lectures, interviews, scripts, radio plays, articles and reviews, as well as various drafts and notes for Mantel's novels; also included: diaries, photographs, audio materials and ephemera.
Background
British author Hilary Mantel was born in Derbyshire, England on July 6, 1952; she married Gerald McEwen in 1972. Mantel's work includes articles, book reviews, novels, personal memoirs, short stories, and historical fiction. In 2009 Mantel was awarded the Booker Prize for her novel Wolf Hall and in 2012 she was awarded the Booker Prize a second time for Bring Up the Bodies. Among many other awards and prizes, Mantel was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2006 and Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2014. Dame Hilary Mantel died at a hospital in Exeter, England, on September 22, 2022, from complications of a stroke.
Extent
116 Linear Feet (132 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.