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John Cowper Powys papers, 1935-1962

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1020
Bib ID 4079234 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963
Title John Cowper Powys papers, 1935-1962
Physical Description 1 box (1 box)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged and arranged.

Description

Summary

Letters of Powys to Cyril Clemens of the International Mark Twain Society. Also, three manuscripts, one a "Foreword" written by Powys for a proposed biography of A.E. Housman by Cyril Clemens; and a Powys family genealogy.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Cowper Powys papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Melville, Ward. Method of acquisition--Gift in memory of Frederick Coykendall; Date of acquisition--1963. Accession number--M-63.

Gift of Laurenz Pollinger, Ltd., 1979

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Genealogies (histories) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clemens, Cyril, 1902-1999 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Housman, A. E (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International Mark Twain Society Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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John Cowper Powys papers, 1935-1962



Box 1 8 letters of Powys to Cyril Clemens, of the International Mark Twain Society


Box 1 A "Foreword" written by Powys for a proposed biography of A. E. Housman by Cyril Clemens, 2 pages


Box 1 "First Publication"; "...a little essay written especiallyfor Cyril Clemens", 6 pages


Box 1 An unidentified fragment, 2 pages


Box 1 Letter from L. A. Powys to Cyril Clemens


Box 1 7 envenlopes addressed by Powys


Box 1 Powys Family Genealogy