RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 433/FP
TitlePapers and books relating to Francis Llewelyn Powys
DescriptionA small section of material relating to Francis Llewelyn Powys. The majority of the collection is comprised of books or articles by him in addition to a small number of manuscript drafts and correspondence with friends and family. Francis often went under the pen name Lawrence/ Laurence Powys.
Admin HistoryFrancis Llewelyn Powys (1909-1998) was the second son of Theodore Francis Powys and Violet Powys, born on 21 March 1909 at East Chaldon, Dorset. Francis published two volumes of poetry under the name Laurence Powys (sometimes also spelled Lawrence Powys); At The Harlot's Burial (1930) and Ghost of Marseilles (1932). A later selection of his early poetry A Winding Sheet of Gold and Other Poems (1985) was produced by Kenneth Hopkins. Francis worked as a bookseller, setting up 'The Powys Bookshop', which many of the family donated books to. He later became the copyright holder for estates of John Cowper Powys and Theodore Francis Powys.
FormatVarious formats
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NamePowys; Francis Llewelyn; Laurence (1909-1998); writer
London; The Powys Society (1967-)
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