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John Cowper Powys Manuscripts and Papers

  • Fonds
  • [?1778]-[2007]

Papers of and relating to the novelist John Cowper Powys (1872-1963) and other members of his family, including his correspondence with family, friends and associates, as well as published and unpublished literary works, diaries, lectures, essays,...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

John Cowper Powys and Phyllis Playter letters to Dorothy Meech

  • NLW MS 23926E
  • File
  • 1944-1962

Sixty autograph letters, 1944-1945, 1953-1962, from John Cowper Powys to his typist Mrs Dorothy May Meech, Dorchester (ff. 1-24, 34-37, 40, 43-68, 71-72, 74-77), together with ten letters, 1955-1956, 1960-1961, from Powys's partner Phyllis Pl...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

John Cowper Powys letters to Ronald Hall

  • NLW MS 24004D
  • File
  • 1951-1960, [?2000s]

Some thirty letters, 1951-1960, from John Cowper Powys to Ron[ald] Hall, [?Coventry and Exeter] (ff. 1-61), three of which are incomplete (ff. 5, 11-13) and seventeen of which are in the hand of Powys's companion Phyllis Playter, as his amanu...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

John Cowper Powys letters to Susanne Lane

  • NLW MS 22501C
  • File
  • 1958-1961

Thirty-three letters and a card, 1958-1961, from John Cowper Powys to Susanne Lane, together with one letter, 1959, to her husband, Cyril J. Lane.

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963


  • NLW MS 2340C
  • File
  • 19 cent. - 20 cent.

Miscellaneous autograph letters, the correspondents including John Barrow (Prince Edward Island), Francis Buckland, Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Philip Burne-Jones, John 3rd Marquis of Bute, William Benjamin Carpenter, David Charles (the younger, Carma...

Buckland, Francis T. (Francis Trevelyan), 1826-1880

Phyllis Playter letters to George Lewin

  • NLW MS 22853C
  • File
  • 1930-1974

Letters and cards to George Lewin, bookseller friend of J. Cowper Powys, from Phyllis Playter (28, of which nine are incomplete), [c. 1942]-[c. 1971], Louis Wilkinson (2), 1963, Isobel Powys Marks (1), 1964, and Enid Lewis (8), 1966-1974, together...

Playter, Phyllis

John Cowper Powys and Llewelyn Powys letters to Margaret Moon

  • NLW MS 23862E
  • File
  • 1937-1990

Fifty letters, 1937-1961, from John Cowper Powys (ff. 6-49, 51-60 verso), one letter, 1959, from his companion, Phyllis Playter (f. 50), and six letters and two postcards, 1937-1939 (ff. 62-72), together with an inscribed photograph, 1937 (f. 61),...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

John Cowper Powys letters to Laurence Pollinger

  • NLW MSS 23088D, 23089-90E
  • File
  • 1944-1964

Letters from the files of Laurence Pollinger, literary agent for John Cowper Powys, including one hundred and twenty letters, 1944-1962, from John Cowper Powys, and forty-eight letters, 1945-1964, from his companion Phyllis Playter, many of which ...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

John Cowper Powys letters to C. Benson Roberts

  • NLW MS 21994C
  • File
  • 1938-1960

Ninety-two letters and cards, 1938-1960, from John Cowper Powys to C. Benson Roberts and his wife Jane, most of which have been published as Letters from John Cowper Powys to C. Benson Roberts, edited by the recipient (London, 1975); together with...

Roberts, C. Benson

John Cowper Powys letters to Iorwerth C. Peate

  • NLW MS 15576C
  • File
  • 1937-1955

Fifty-one letters, 1937-1955, from John Cowper Powys to Iorwerth Peate.Most of the letters were published in John Cowper Powys, Letters 1937-54, ed. by Iorwerth C. Peate (Cardiff, 1974).

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

Letters of Anglo-Welsh writers

  • NLW MS 22003E.
  • File
  • 1901-1991

Over a hundred letters, 1901-1991, of miscellaneous provenance from twentieth-century Anglo-Welsh writers to various recipients; the correspondents include Gillian Clarke (10, and three poems) 1986-1988, Rhys Davies (10) 1928-1929, 1975-1978, W. H...

Clarke, Gillian, 1937-

John Cowper Powys's A Glastonbury Romance: Draft final pages

  • NLW MS 23948E
  • File
  • 1931-1957

The revised and heavily corrected final three pages, 1931, in John Cowper Powys's hand, of his novel A Glastonbury Romance (London, 1932) (ff. 1-3); Powys apparently rewrote the ending at the instigation of Phyllis Playter, who suggested the ...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

John Cowper Powys letters to Harlan Cozad McIntosh

  • NLW MS 23913D
  • File
  • 1938-1942, 1966

Eleven letters, 1938-1940, from John Cowper Powys to the writer Harlan Cozad McIntosh (1908-1940), containing detailed comments on a draft of the recipient's novel, This Finer Shadow (New York, 1941) (ff. 8-34 verso); and twelve letters, 1938...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

Transcripts of John Cowper Powys diaries

  • NLW ex 1550-1553
  • File
  • [1930-1934]

Typescript transcripts by Frederick H. Davies of the diaries of John Cowper Powys, 1930-1932, 1934. For the original diaries, see NLW MSS 22206-8, 22210. See also The Diary of John Cowper Powys 1930, ed. by Frederick Davies (London, 1987). [Papers...

Davies, Frederick, 1916-1990

Printed items relating to John Cowper Powys

  • NLW ex 1549
  • File
  • 1924-1978

Printed items, formerly owned by Frederick H. Davies, comprising pamphlets relating to John Cowper Powys, periodicals containing articles on him, and inscribed printed books including Powys's personal copy of Dante's Divina Commedia, 3 v...

Frederick Davies (John Cowper Powys) manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSFREDAV
  • Fonds
  • 1962-[c. 1986]

Papers, 1962-[c. 1986], of Frederick Davies, relating to John Cowper Powys, including letters to Davies from Phyllis Playter, Alyse Gregory, Lucy Amelia Penny, Marie Canavaggia and others, 1962-1986; letters to Powys on his ninetieth birthday, 196...

Davies, Frederick, 1916-1990