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Helen Hunt Jackson

Colorado College owns the single largest collection of letters, diaries, photographs, and other materials related to Helen Hunt Jackson, 19th-century novelist and Indian rights activist.

A note on HHJ's name: "The name 'Helen Hunt Jackson,' now universally applied to Jackson, includes the surnames of both her first husband, Edward Hunt, and her second husband, William Jackson. She never used this combined name either in publishing her work or in referring to herself." -- Kate Phillips, Helen Hunt Jackson: A Literary Life, University of California Press, 2003, p. 4.

Finding aid to the HHJ Papers, with links to transcriptions

Finding aid to the William S. Jackson Papers

Finding aid to the Jackson-Emery Papers

Search the library's online catalog for Helen Hunt Jackson materials

Search the Special Collections website (including all HHJ pages)

Short biography of HHJ, with name identifications and chronology of events

Bibliography of first editions of HHJ's works

Transcriptions of HHJ materials in the WSJ Papers and elsewhere

Images from the HHJ Papers and related collections

Locations of HHJ letters in libraries and publications

Helen Hunt Jackson
Helen Hunt Jackson, ca. 1875 (Ms 0353, box 1, folder 9)
   
 
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