Davies, Rhys, 1901-1978

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Rhys Davies was an Anglo-Welsh novelist and short story writer.

From the description of Rhys Davies collection. [1928]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848426

Rhys Davies was born on 9 November 1903 in the Rhondda Valley, Wales. He was educated at Porth County School. Davies published his first novel The Withered Root in 1927 and continued to publish books until the mid 1970s. Davies died in London on 21 August 1978.

From the guide to the Davies, Rhys, 1927-1931, (Senate House Library, University of London)

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referencedIn Argus Book Shop correspondence, 1857-1955, 1930-1944 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Davies, Rhys, 1927-1931 Senate House Library (University of London)
referencedIn English literature mss., 1901-1950 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Davies, Rhys, 1901-1978. Rhys Davies note to an unknown recipient : London : ALS, 1954 March 10. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Alan Steele: Letters to him, 20th century Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Davies, Rhys, 1901-1978. Rhys Davies collection. [1928]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn Kavan, Anna, 1904-1968. Anna Kavan Collection, 1867-1991. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-1989. Letters : to Cyril Connolly, 1944 and undated. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-1989. Frederic Prokosch correspondence, 1944. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
creatorOf King, Francis Henry. Collection, 1923-1992. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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associatedWith Argus Book Shop (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kavan, Anna, 1904-1968. person
associatedWith King, Francis Henry. person
associatedWith Lahr, Charles, 1885-1971. person
associatedWith Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. person
associatedWith Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-1989. person
associatedWith Steele, Alan person
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Birth 1901-11-09

Death 1978-08-21




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