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Llewelyn Powys Letters

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Powys, Llewelyn, 1884-1939.
Title: Llewelyn Powys Letters
Inclusive Dates: 1933, undated
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Two letters from Llewelyn Powys to Havelock Ellis.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Llewelyn Powys (1884-1939) was a British writer and younger brother of John Cowper Powys (writer, lecturer, philosopher) and Theodore F. Powys (writer). He was the author of novels, biographies, and non-fiction.

Henry Havelock Ellis (1859-1939) was a British physician and social reformer, noted for his research into human sexuality.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Llewelyn Powys Letters consist of two handwritten letters from Powys to Havelock Ellis in London. Neither letter is dated but one envelope is postmarked 24 Feb 1933.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939.
Powys, Llewelyn, 1884-1939.


Authors, English.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Llewelyn Powys Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information


Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 20 Nov 2009
Revision history:

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SC 352 Ellis, Havelock 1933, undated

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