Alice Riggs Hunt, journalist and activist, was born in New York City June 14, 1884. She was educated at private schools in New York City, one being Graham's School for Girls from 1895-1898. In 1907-1908 she attended Columbia University as a student in the School of Journalism. Later she attended the Drake Business School. She was organizer, speaker and writer on both New York Campaigns for Women's Suffrage and in several other states. She contributed to the New York Evening Post, New York Tribune, New York Evening Mail, New York Call, London Daily Herald, La Vie Ouvriere (Paris), The Workers' Dreadnought, London, Bulletin of the Peoples, Council of America, and Bulletin of the American Woman Suffrage Association. She attended the Paris Peace Conference in 1919, attached to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace as special correspondent for the New York Evening Post. She attended the International Congress of Women in Zurich, 1919, as part of the American delegation. She was a member of Colonial Dames of America, Order of Colonial Lords of Manors in America and Huguenot Society of New York. She died August 21, 1974 in Calgary, Alberta. (Description from original in-house finding aid)
Hunt, Alice Riggs, 1884-1974.
Alice Riggs Hunt fonds. - 1911-1973.
54 cm of textual records and other material.
Fonds consists of material relating to the life, career, activities and interests of Alice Riggs Hunt. Includes correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, clippings, diaries and memorabilia. Correspondents include E. Sylvia Pankhurst, Carrie Chapman Catt, Jane Addams, and Romain Rolland.
Fonds is arranged in the following series:
- Published Writing
- Suffrage Material
- Title based on content of the fonds.
- Extent is measured in linear metres of shelf space as occupied by the fonds.
- Donated by C. Warren Hunt in 1973.
- Redescribed in 2011/2015.
- In English and French
Call number: WA 15
Alice Riggs Hunt fonds : 2015 accrual
Alice Riggs Hunt
Alice Riggs Hunt : 2015 accrual. - [18--]-1980.
52 cm of textual records and other materials.
Accrual consists of materials created and accumulated by Alice Riggs Hunt documenting her personal and professional life, as well as her travels within and outside of the United States. Includes correspondence, ephemera, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, etc.
Accrual is arranged in series as follows:
- Title from content of the accrual.
- Extent is measured in linear metres of shelf space as occupied by the accrual.
- Also includes one pencil, one etching plate, one vault key, and 12 photographs.
- Donated in 2015 by Melinda Hunt.
- Related records can be found in WA 15, Alice Riggs Hunt fonds.
Call number: GA 284