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John Cowper Powys:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963
Title: John Cowper Powys Collection
Dates: 1893-1970, undated
Extent: 43 boxes (18.06 linear feet)
Abstract: Includes chiefly manuscript works and letters written by the British novelist, poet, and essayist John Cowper Powys. Many of his handwritten manuscripts are heavily revised and very lengthy, such as Atlantis (1954), Ducdame (1925), A Glastonbury Romance (1933), Porius (1951), and Rabelais (1948). Correspondence with his siblings Gertrude, Llewelyn, and Philippa Powys is especially extensive.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-3320
Language: English, French and Greek
Access: Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials. Part or all of this collection is housed off-site and may require up to three business days’ notice for access in the Ransom Center’s Reading and Viewing Room. Please contact the Center before requesting this material:

Administrative Information

Processed by: Joan Sibley and Apryl Voskamp, 2014 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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