Helen Bright Woods

Standard Name: Woods, Helen Bright
Used Form: Helen (Bright) Woods

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Anna Kavan
Her mother, Helen (Bright) Woods , was the illegitimate grand-daughter of Dr Richard Bright , physician to Queen Victoria and discoverer of Bright's disease. She was a seventeen-year old beauty with no fortune when she...
Family and Intimate relationships Anna Kavan
During the early or mid 1930s Helen's mother married a second time, for motives of convenience. Her second husband, Hugh Tevis , was a wealthy South African financier, and a homosexual. Helen Bright Woods was...
Travel Anna Kavan
Between 1946 and 1949, AK visited her mother and Hugh Tevis in South Africa on three different occasions.
Callard, David. The Case of Anna Kavan. Peter Owen, 1993.
92-5
Wealth and Poverty Anna Kavan
On her eighteenth birthday Helen Woods (later AK ) was given a £600 annual allowance by her mother , her only surviving parent.
Callard, David. The Case of Anna Kavan. Peter Owen, 1993.
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