- 1953-1987 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Dinah White acted as companion, carer and amanuensis for Father Littleton Alfred Powys (1902-1954), only son of John Cowper Powys, during his last illness at St Teresa's Private Hospital, Corston, Bath, 1953-1954.
Apparently bequeathed by White to Father Mervin Havard-Brown (d. 2010) (see NLW MS 24063E, f. 173).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Chris Bebbington, A Piece of History; Chichester; Purchase; May 2014; 006756765, 006756791, 006756801, 006756813.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Letters, 1953-1956, to Dinah White from John Cowper Powys, his brother Littleton Charles Powys, and others; together with printed items, 1954-1987, relating to Father Littleton Alfred Powys and the Powys family.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 24060-24063.
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Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
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Script of material
Language and script notes
English, some Latin.
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Bethan Ifan and revised by Rhys M. Jones.