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Llewelyn Powys: Copy Letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8766

Scope and Contents

Undated typescript made by Powys' wife Alyse Gregory of 62 letters to his brothers John Cowper Powys (32 letters, 1914-1937) and A.R. (Bertie) Powys (13, 1900-1935), his sisters Philippa Powys (8, 1915-1934) and Gertrude Powys (8, 1916-1937), and H. Rivers Pollock (1, 1927). The letters are annotated by Alyse Gregory and John Cowper Powys. Gregory selected letters which she thought important and worthy of publication, detailing the major events in Powys' life. Many of the original letters were subsequently destroyed.


  • 1950 (Circa)


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1 file(s) (1 box-file (62 letters))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1989

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