Benson, Stella, 1892-1933Variant names
Benson was a British author and wife of James O'Gorman Anderson of the Chinese Customs Service.
From the description of Papers, 1923-1933 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122557496
From the description of Stella Benson papers, 1925-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123769012
Born, 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.
From the guide to the Papers of and relating to Stella Benson, novelist, -1947, (Queen Mary, University of London)
Epithet: afterwards Anderson, novelist
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x000207
Benson was an English author.
From the description of Autograph, 1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81570318
Stella Benson was a British novelist, poet, travel writer and a women's rights activist. In 1919 Benson lived in Berkeley, Calif., taught part-time at the University of California, Berkeley and associated with a Bohemian crowd. After her marriage to Shaemus O'Gorman Anderson, the couple moved to China where Anderson worked for the Chinese Customs Service. While stationed in Manchuria, Benson died of pneumonia in 1933.
Laura Hutton, Benson's longest and closest friend, was a psychiatrist and author of "The single woman and her emotional problems" (1935).
From the description of Stella Benson letters : to Laura Hutton : ALS, 1914-1933. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 54711852
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