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John Cowper Powys Manuscripts and Papers
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'Edeyrnion' (revised drafts)

First and second autograph drafts, 1940-1941, both extensively revised, of an uncompleted novel by John Cowper Powys entitled 'Edeyrnion'. The work, set in Corwen and containing autobiographical elements, was abandoned in 1941.

'Elusive America'

A typescript, [1927], of John Cowper Powys's essay 'Elusive America', published in the collection Elusive America, ed. Paul Roberts (London, 1994). The typescript is headed by a note, apparently in the hand of Llewelyn Powys (f. 1).

'Glendower' narratives

An exercise book containing draft fiction, possibly part of a projected first novel, by John Cowper Powys. The narrative involves characters with the following names: Glendower, Lacrima Colonna, Pattie Vamp, Pol Turdipole and Ray Runnymede. Ff. 20...

'Glendower' narratives

A series of loose leaves containing draft fiction by John Cowper Powys, possibly part of a projected first novel. The narrative involves characters with the following names: Glendower, Lacrima, de Woztnak, Theophilus Grave and Towzeler. Ff. 12 ver...

'Glendower' narratives

A bundle of loose leaves containing heavily worked drafts, possibly parts of an uncompleted early novel, by John Cowper Powys. The drafts involve characters with the following names: Owen Glendower, Mr and Mrs Suckfist, Hugh Bigod, Reverend Mark P...

'Glendower' narratives

A notebook, [1894x1901], containing draft fiction by John Cowper Powys, possibly parts of a projected first novel. The narrative involves characters with the following names: Hugh Bigod, Lacrima Colonna, Suckfist, Pontifex, Taxater and de Woztnak....

'Glendower' narratives

A series of loose leaves, mainly foolscap, containing draft fiction by John Cowper Powys, possibly parts of a projected first novel. The narratives involve characters called Glendower and Ray and Elspeth Runnymede. This material is closely related...

'Glendower' narratives

Nine folios of heavily worked draft fiction in the hand of John Cowper Powys involving characters called Dr O'Stein and Mr Gard. This fragment appears to be part of an early unpublished novel by Powys. Ff. 4, 5 inverted text.

'Glendower' narratives

A notebook containing heavily worked drafts, apparently parts of an unpublished first novel, by John Cowper Powys. The draft narratives involve characters with the following names: Glendower, Hugh Bigod, Theophilus Grave and Mr Pontifex. Ff. 60, 7...

'Glendower' narratives

An exercise book containing draft fiction, possibly part of a projected first novel, by John Cowper Powys. The narrative involves characters with the following names: Glendower, Hugh Bigod, Mr de Woztnak and Cousin Taxater. Also included are notes...

'Glendower' narratives

A notebook containing a list of chapters, with brief synopses, for a projected novel by John Cowper Powys. Among the characters mentioned in the synopsis are Owen Glendower, and Ray and Elspeth Runnymede. The notebook also contains draft poetry by...

'Llewelyn Meredith'

A school exercise book containing a historical romance entitled 'Llewelyn Meredith, a tale' by John Cowper Powys. The story was composed while Powys was a pupil at Sherborne Preparatory School between 1883 and 1886. The inside front cove...

'Nathaniel Hawthorne'

A carbon copy of a typescript, dated 28 January 1909, of a lecture by John Cowper Powys on the American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne. The typescript bears numerous pencilled additions and emendations by Powys.

'The Acharnians'

A typescript copy of an unfinished study by John Cowper Powys of Aristophanes' play The Acharnians, together with an envelope, in which the typescript was originally kept, bearing a note on the contents in the hand of Phyllis Playter. The man...

'The Lost Chord'

An exercise book containing two chapters of an early story by John Cowper Powys entitled 'The Lost Chord'. The story is a historical romance, apparently written during Powys's school years. F. 1 is illustrated with ink drawings by ...

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