Llewelyn Powys and Alyse Gregory: Correspondence with G. Bryer Ash

Scope and Content

9 letters from Llewelyn Powys to G. Bryer Ash, 1933-1935, regarding the acquisition of Lodmoor, Weymouth, by Weymouth Council for a bird sanctuary, and right of way across it, and concerning investment in local authority Funds; 1 letter from Llewelyn's brother, John Cowper Powys, 1936, about his novel 'Maiden Castle'; 4 letters from Alyse Gregory about her husband's letters, 1935 and 1940-1941; and 1 letter from William Vermilye on Powys's death. There are also G. Bryer Ash's copy replies.

Administrative / Biographical History

Llewelyn Powys (1884-1939), novelist and essayist; Alyse Gregory (1884-1967), his wife.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1989.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

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Related Material

Cambridge University Library also holds copy letters and a commonplace book of Llewellyn Powys, MSS.Add.8766 and 8767, and miscellaneous letters of Llewellyn, Theodore and John Cowper Powys, MS.Add.8768.


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