This collection is the research material
collected by Roger Burford-Mason for his book, Roy Vernon Sowers : a
life in rare books (1997).
Roy Vernon Sowers was born in Brantford, Ontario on August 7th, 1897.
He spent most of his youth in the nearby town of London, Ontario, where
he had a variety of odd jobs. Sowers attended the University of Toronto
and graduated in 1921 before attending St. John's College at Oxford.
Limited finances caused him to leave Oxford and travel to Germany before
returning to Ontario.
1 box (.25 linear feet)
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial
Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from
manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews
Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is
not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder,
which must also be obtained.
Collection is open for research.