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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
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Creator NameBenson, Stella, (1892-1933)
DescriptionPapers of and relating to Stella Benson, [1930]-1947.
Admin HistoryBorn, Shropshire, 1892; suffered poor health and as a child travelled to Switzerland and the West Indies; worked briefly with the suffragette movement, 1914; during the war involved in social work for eighteen months in Hoxton, London, later on the land; went to California, 1918; sailed for England via the Far East, 1920; married James Carew Gorman Anderson of the Chinese customs service, 1921; based in Hong Kong after her marriage and campaigned against licensed prostitution; published novels, short stories and articles, 1915-1931, including Tobit Transplanted (1931) awarded Femina Vie Heureuse Prize, 1932; died, 1933.
Publications include: 'I Pose' (Macmillan & Co, London, 1915); 'This is the End' (Macmillan & Co, London, 1917); 'Twenty' [Poems] (Macmillan & Co, London, 1918); 'Living Alone' (Macmillan & Co, London, 1919); 'The Poor Man' (Macmillan & Co, London, 1922); 'The Awakening. A fantasy' (Printed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn for the Lantern Press, San Francisco, 1925); 'The Little World' (Macmillan & Co, London, 1925); 'Goodbye, Stranger' (Macmillan & Co, London, 1926); 'The Man who Missed the Bus' (Mathews & Marrot, London, 1928); 'Worlds within Worlds' [Sketches of travel] (Macmillan & Co, London, 1928); 'The Far-away Bride' [With an appendix containing the Book of Tobit, from the Apocrypha] (Harper & Bros, New York & London, 1930); 'Tobit Transplanted' (Macmillan & Co, London, 1931); 'Christmas Formula, and other stories' (William Jackson [Joiner & Steele], London, 1932); 'Collected Short Stories' (Macmillan & Co, London, 1936.
ArrangementThe papers are arranged chronologically.
Copyright StatementNo material may be published without the prior permission of both the copyright holder and the Library. All applications for publication
must be made to the College Archivist in the first instance, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/6Anderson nee Benson; Stella (1892-1933); novelist, feminist, writer
DS/UK/7Forster; G.H (fl. 1932-1947); correspondent of Stella Anderson
DS/UK/4League of Nations; 1919-1946
DS/UK/119White; Beatrice (fl1939-1976); Professor; Academic.
CodePlace Entry
NA2Hong Kong/China