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Papers of Theodore Francis Powys

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P260


The collection consists of 1 letter from Powys to Grant Richards (1872-1948), a man-of-letters and publisher. Dated East Chaldon, Dorchester April 17, 1928, the holograph, signed letter indicates that Powys, at his brother's request, is enclosing reviews of his book Mr. Weston's Good Wine: "see the way the reviewers made fools of themselves." The folder includes a sub-folder for the two enclosed clippings. These are from the Morning Post (1 column, dated December 18, 1927, attached to Durrant's Press Cuttings slip, "A New Powys") and the Daily Telegraph (1/2 column, same date as above clipping), "New Novels").


  • Creation: December 18, 1927; April 17, 1928


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Biography of Theodore Francis Powys (1875-1953)

Theodore Francis Powys, who typically published under the name T.F. Powys, was a British novelist and shorty story author. His siblings included other literary figures, including Lewelyn Powys (1884-1939) and John Cowper Powsy (1872-1963).


1 folder (3 items in 1 folder)

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Physical Location

MS P260

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, circa 1950s.

Related Materials

Lewelyn Powys Papers, Department of Special Collections, MS P259, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Guide to the Theodore Francis Powys Collection
Papers of Theodore Francis Powys
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Theodore Francis Powys papers, Department of Special Collections, MS P260, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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