Powys, Littleton Charles, 1874-1955 (schoolmaster and author)
- Existence: 1874 - 1955
Littleton Charles Powys (1874-1955), author, was born in Shirley, Derbyshire, on 25 April 1874, and educated at King's School, Bruton; Sherborne; and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He was assistant master at King's School, Bruton, 1896-1901, and at Llandovery College, 1902-1905, and Headmaster of Sherborne Preparatory School, 1905-1923.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Letters to Ichiro Hara from, respectively, Phyllis Playter, John Cowper Powys and Littleton Powys.
Three folders of letters to Oliver Holt from Littleton Powys, 1928-1939, 1940-1947 and 1948-1955. The third folder includes correspondence, 1984-1986, between Oliver Holt and A.E.B. Owen, Keeper of Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, of which Owen's letters are photocopies; 'Lyttleton Powys', an article by Oliver Holt, photocopied from the Powys review, no. 10 (Spring, 1982), pp. 73-84; and a note by Holt on his own background and relationship with Powys, 1984.
Manuscript letters addressed mainly to Mary Thomas at 10 Cheylesmore House, Ebury Bridge Road, London, accompanied by the original envelopes. There is also a typescript of St Francis's sermon on animals.