File ADD5/1 - Personal papers

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  • [1850]-1935 (Creation)

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34 ff. (1 folder)

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Two poems written in Amelia Powys's hand, with a note on f. 4 by her husband, the Rev. Littleton Charles Powys; a printed memorial hymn for the Rev. John Keble (1792-1866), with the intials 'E[mily] (i.e. Amelia) P.' at top left-hand corner; a book of devotional passages inscribed to Amelia Powys from her sister, Susanna Smith, and dated 1834, with a later inscription, dated June 1928, to 'L. A. Powys' (presumably Father Littleton Alfred Powys, son of John Cowper Powys) from his aunt, Gertrude Powys, with devotional passages written out at the back of the volume by [Littleton Alfed Powys] and on the back cover by [Susanna Smith]; drawings and paintings by Amelia Powys (one inscribed 'Dearest Littleton Albert's ship' [in Amelia Powys's hand], one possibly depicting her grandson, John Cowper Powys, as an infant) and by her son, Charles Francis Powys, with notes by her granddaughter, Marian Powys; a dried pansy flower, with the inscription 'Charley' (i.e. Charles Francis Powys) [in Amelia Powys's hand]; and two letters from Amelia Powys to her mother, Amelia Moilliet, with a note dated May 1935 [by Amelia Powys's grandson, Littleton Charles Powys].

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Edges of ff. 1-2 torn.

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Drawings executed by Littleton Albert Powys, formerly included here, are now filed under 'Littleton Albert Powys Papers'.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Folder: John Cowper Powys Manuscripts and Papers ADD5/1 (Box 52)