- [?1778]- (Creation)
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4 large boxes, 59 small boxes.
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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson, per Dr Morine Krissdottir; London; Purchase; April 2006; 004444990.
AAC1/3/5: Dr Morine Krissdottir; London; Purchase; July 2006; 004444990.
AAA2/5/3, f. 43: Dr Morine Krissdottir; London; Donation; July 2006; 004444990.
AAB1/1/3, AAB2/1/6: Dr Morine Krissdottir; Dorchester; Donation; October 2016; 99207978602419.
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Scope and content
Correspondence, literary papers and material relating to the estate and literary executorship of the novelist John Cowper Powys (1872-1963), and papers, including estate papers, of previous generations of his family; together with correspondence and literary and personal papers of Powys's companion Phyllis Playter (1893-1982).
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Material arranged chronologically or alphabetically.
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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.
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English, Latin, Greek, French, Welsh, some Italian, Portuguese and Aramaic.
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Description compiled by Geraint Phillips and Bethan Ifan.