John Cowper Powys:
An Inventory of His Literary File Photography Collection at the Harry Ransom Center
|Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963
|John Cowper Powys Literary File Photography Collection
|circa 1900-1957, undated
|277 items (2 boxes)
|The John Cowper Powys Literary File Photography Collection consists of 277 photographic prints and negatives, including images of Powys, his parents, several of his siblings, and various other people.
|Open for research. Please note: Negatives cannot be accessed without curatorial approval. To make an appointment or to reserve photography materials, please email Visual Materials Reference staff. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
|Ransom Center collections may contain material with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in the collections without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin assume no responsibility.
|Restrictions on Use:
|Authorization for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Ransom Centers' Open Access and Use Policies.
|John Cowper Powys Literary File Photography Collection (PH-02985). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
|Susan McClellan, 2006
Scope and Contents
|The John Cowper Powys Literary File Photography Collection consists of 277 photographic prints and negatives, including images of Powys, his parents, several of his siblings (Albert Reginald, Gertrude, Llewelyn, Philippa, Theodore Francis, and William), and various other people. Over one third of the items are images associated with a 1957 edition of Somerset and Dorset Essays by Llewelyn Powys. There are also images of Llewelyn Powys' death mask and views of his house, as well as photographic prints and negatives removed from his correspondence. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items may be available in a card catalog in the repository.
|This file forms a part of the Literary Files Photography Collection that is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally includes portraits and images collected by or of those figures.
|Associated and related material by and about Powys can be found in the Center's library and in the John Cowper Powys Collection (MS-03320).
|Powys, A. R. (Albert Reginald), 1881-1936.
|Powys, Gertrude M. (Gertrude Mary).
|Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963.
|Powys, Llewelyn, 1884-1939.
|Powys, Theodore Francis, 1875-1953.
|Illustration of books.
|Montacute (England)--Buildings, structures, etc.
|Gelatin silver prints.