This collection is the research
material collected by Roger Burford-Mason for his book, Roy Vernon Sowers : a life in rare
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.
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include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Collection is open for research.