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Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967
Alyse Gregory Correspondence
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
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  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of correspondence of the American suffragette Alyse Gregory with her friend A. H. Degenhardt.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence of Gregory with her friend A. H. Degenhardt, including approximately 140 autograph letters (1944-1967) to Degenhardt, with typed transcripts (1944-1963) of some of them, and 10 letters (1947-1954) by A. H. and William Degenhardt. Many of these letters discuss Llewelyn Powys and his works. Also present is a pamphlet entitled "Honey and Gall" by Powys and inscribed by Gregory.


Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967

Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Alyse Gregory was an editor of The Dial, suffragette, novelist, and wife of British novelist and essayist Llewelyn Powys (1884-1939). She died in Devon, England, in 1967.

Collection History


This collection was created by combining several other collections in 1993. Some of these were purchased in 1987 and others were the gift of Mr. W. Degenhardt in 1987.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Alyse Gregory Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1