Collection of Lawrence Clark Powell, 1973-1986.


Ring, Frances Kroll. Collection of Lawrence Clark Powell, 1973-1986.

Collection of Lawrence Clark Powell, 1973-1986.

Collection consists mostly of letters sent from Lawrence Clark Powell to Frances Ring, many in regard to his essays for Westways magazine. Copies of some of her responses are included, along with a few copies of her letters to others in the publishing business. A typescript of an essay or column entitled "Letter from the Southwest" with ink sketches is found in series 2. Also included in the collection are several portrait photographs of Powell, newspaper clippings about his life and work, and some limited edition publications of his writing, specifically: Goethe's dream of Sicily (1982); Le monde passe, la figure de ce monde passe(1983); An Orange Grove boyhood (1988); and Fay (1993).

1 box (.5 linear ft.)

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Ring, Frances Kroll (person)

Frances Ring was an editor of Westways, the magazine of the Automobile Club of Southern California. Lawrence Clark Powell was associated with UCLA for much of his career, holding the position of University Librarian from 1944-1961. He later moved to Arizona, wrote prolifically about the Southwest, and was a frequent contributor to Westways. From the description of Collection of Lawrence Clark Powell, 1973-1986. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 728052364 ...

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001 (person)

Lawrence Clark Powell was a noted writer and librarian. Powell was well-known for his writings on librarianship and the literature of the American Southwest, including books such as Books West Southwest and Southwest Classics. He served as head librarian at UCLA from 1944 to 1961, when he became the founding dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Library Service. After retiring from UCLA, Powell moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1971, where he served as a Professor in Residence at the University of Arizo...