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Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: October 8, 1872-June 17, 1963

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Dial/Scofield Thayer papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 34
Overview: The papers document the life and activities of Scofield Thayer and the history of Dial Magazine under his ownership. They include the surviving Dial office files, with correspondence by Alyse Gregory, Marianne Moore, Gilbert Seldes, Kenneth Burke, and J. Sibley Watson; manuscripts, typescripts and corrected galleys of submissions to the magazine by authors including Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, George Santayana, William Butler Yeats, and Glenway Wescott; and advertising material....
Dates: 1879-1982, bulk 1920-1925

Arthur Davison Ficke Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 50
Overview: The Arthur Davison Ficke Papers document the personal lives and literary interests of Arthur Davison and Gladys Brown Ficke. Major correspondents include Witter Bynner, Floyd Dell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edgar Lee Masters, and John Cowper Powys. In addition to manuscripts of Ficke's own works, the papers contain manuscripts of poems by Witter Bynner, Edgar Lee Masters, and others.
Dates: 1865-1971

Alyse Gregory papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 163
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, with smaller amounts of diaries, writings, notebooks, artworks, photographs, and other personal papers. Also present are papers of others closely associated with Gregory, including papers of Llewelyn Powys; writings of John Cowper Powys and Edna St. Vincent Millay; and diaries of Gertrude Powys. Accompanying these is a small amount of correspondence and notes of Rosemary Manning, concerning Gregory's papers.
Dates: 1888-1982, bulk 1939-1967

Susan Wilbur Jones papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2350
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other papers recording Susan Wilbur Jones' years in Europe, Chicago, and Cambridge, Mass. as a student, editor, author, wife, and mother. In addition to much material on Susan's family life and life as a student, the papers contain references to the Chicago literary world, in which Susan and her husband Llewellyn socialized with Harriet Monroe, Floyd Dell, John Cowper Powys, Edgar Lee Masters, Carl Sandburg, and Mark Turbyfill. The correspondence is...
Dates: 1873-1970

Letters : Merioneth, North Wales, to William Kean Seymour, 1953-60

 Part of Collection — Box: 42, Folder: GROUP 1194, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Twelve ALS, 1955-1960, with one envelope; and one copy of a letter, typescript, carbon, 1953.
Dates: 1953-60

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 237
Overview: The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1604-1987

John Cowper Powys collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 136
Overview: The collection consists of miscellaneous letters by John Cowper Powys.
Dates: [ca. 1930-1963]

James Purdy papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 44
Overview: The papers document aspects of Purdy's early literary career. Major correspondents include Carl Van Vechten, John Cowper Powys, Edith Sitwell,Paul Bowles, and Gerald Brenan.
Dates: 1944-1973

Dorothy Richardson collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 302
Overview: Correspondence by, to, and about Dorothy Richardson, with manuscripts of her short stories, articles and novels, as well as other writings about Richardson. Accompanied by clippings of articles by and about Richardson and her friends, legal agreements, and photographs. Principal correspondents include John and Ruby Austen, Bernice Elliott, Peggy Kirkaldy, Alan and Rose Odle, Phyllis Playter and John Cowper Powys, Henry Savage, and H. G. Wells.
Dates: 1889-1967