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Mantel (Hilary) Papers
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The collection is comprised primarily of the manuscripts and correspondence of British novelist Hilary Mantel (1952-2022). 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.
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.
116 Linear Feet (132 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
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