Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/X/8
Title: H. L. V. Fletcher Manuscripts
Short title: Fletcher, H. L. V., manuscripts
Dates of creation: 1943-1969
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (36 items)
Name of creator(s): H. L. V. Fletcher
Administrative and biographical history: Harry Lutf Verne Fletcher (1902-1974) was a novelist and topographical writer. He was born in Christchurch, Hampshire, but bought up in Amroth, Pembrokeshire. For most of his life he was a teacher and lived at Llandrindod, Radnorshire. Under his own name he published works including The Woman's House (1943), The Rising Sun (1951) and The Storm (1954). As John Hereford he wrote Shepard's Tump (1947), The May Fair (1948) and A Day to Remember (1950), and as John Garden, Six to Ten (1947), All on a Summer's Day (1949) and Murder isn't Private (1950). Most of Fletcher's work are set in the Welsh Border country. He also wrote a number of topographical books.
Scope and content: Manuscripts of H. L. V. Fletcher, 1943-1969, including novels, c.1944-1967; plays, 1960-1961; topographical works; 1955-1969; gardening books, 1943-1969.
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Novels; Plays; Topographical works; Gardening books; Other authors
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the Powys County Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Powys County Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by H. L. V. Fletcher, Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, 1972.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Typescripts and manuscripts donated by H. L. V. Fletcher, catalogue; Stephens, Meic, Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales (Oxford, 1986)
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: May 2005