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Gary Snyder collection
UVICSP SC302 · Collection · [19--]

The collection consists of a typed bread recipe. It is signed Gary Snyder [via Valery McCorkle].

Snyder, Gary, 1930-
Roy S. fonds
UVICSP SC347 · Fonds · [19--]

The fonds consists of a typewritten volume of poetry; 20 leaves of typescript in a blue cloth notebook.

S., Roy
Robin Blaser fonds
UVICSP SC418 · Fonds · [19--]

The fonds consists of a VHS videocassette.

Blaser, Robin
Sandra Mattia collection
UVICSP SC436 · Collection · ca. 42 A.D., 1493

The collection consists of two medieval manuscript fragments, two incunabula, and a Herodian coin.

UVICSP SC312 · Collection · [17--]-[18--]

The collection consists of engravings of English actors/actresses, many in the costume of a character. There are also some engravings of playwrights. All appear to have been excised from publications and are identified.

Aleister Crowley fonds
UVICSP SC181 · Fonds · 1947

The fonds consists of a typed signed letter to Mr. Bunting re the publication of Crowley's manuscript "Magick Without Tears". Bunting was associated with a publishing firm. He asks him to send the manuscript to John Symons.

Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947
Harper family collection
UVICSP SC361 · Collection · ca. 1890-1939

The collection consists of two albums of photographs with some supplementary textual material. Included in the first album are photographs of the Memorial Service held at Isandhlwana, Zululand to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Zulu War (1879), plus some photographs of battle locations, taken about the same time. Also included are clippings from various English papers and a handwritten transcription of a relevant passage from Rider Haggard's autobiography. The second album contains photographs taken at various sites (ca.1896) including Teneriffe, Canary Islands; Durban, South Africa, as well as other places in Natal and Zululand; Dar-es-Salam, German East Africa; Zanzibar; Somalia; Aden; Suez Canal & Port Said (Egypt); Naples, Pompeii and Rome, Italy; Switzerland, mostly Lucerne; Paris, France; Madeira. Also included are some tipped-in clippings concerning the death (1879) of the Prince Imperial (called Napoleon IV by French Bonapartists).

Harper family
UVICSP SC137 · Collection · [1935]

The collection consists of mimeographed scripts for two plays presented by the club at the Empire Theatre, Calcutta, India. The scripts come from the plays' original productions in England, several years earlier. Also included are programmes for the two plays, a clipping containing a review of one play, and a rehearsal list for the other play. The two plays are “Murder on the Second Floor” by Frank Vosper and “The Wind and the Rain” by Merton Hodge.

Amateur Dramatic Club of Calcutta
Brigit Patmore collection
UVICSP SC090 · Collection · ? - 1940

The collection consists of a carbon typescript, with her holograph corrections, of "D.H. Lawrence" (first version) and a carbon typescript, with her holograph corrections, of "W.B. Yeats: Some Memories", together with 2 photographs; one of Patmore and the other of W.B. Yeats, both taken at Rapallo 1928-29. Also included are two explanatory sheets by her son, Derek Patmore. The first is a typescript "Brigit Patmore & D.H. Lawrence", the second a manuscript "Some memories of WB Yeats by Brigit Patmore".

Patmore, Brigit, 1882-1965
Brian Brett fonds
UVICSP SC384 · Fonds · ? - 2000

The fonds consists firstly, of correspondence from many well known writers such as Margaret Atwood, Doug Beardsley, bill bissett, George Bowering, Marilyn Bowering, Robert Bringhurst, Barry Callaghan, Lorna Crozier, William Deverell, Timothy Findley, John Glassco, Robert Harlow, David Homel, Patrick Lane, Dennis Lee, Charles Lillard, Dorothy Livesay, Susan Musgrave, John Newlove, Sharon Olds, Michael Ondaatje, P.K. Page, George Payerle, Al Purdy, Joe Rosenblatt, Jane Rule, Jane Urqhuhart, and Sean Virgo. It is arranged in alphabetic series. Secondly, there are prose and poetry manuscripts. These are roughly divided into poetry and prose, with some large sections of late drafts intact. Thirdly, there are materials relating to the Writer's Union of Canada, Writers in Electronic Residence, political press clippings, material about his libel trial, and miscellaneous printed material.

Brett, Brian
UVICSP SC424 · Collection · 1966

The collection consists of a picture postcard of the lounge at Rest Haven Hospital and Sanitarium, Sidney B.C.

Resthaven Hospital (Sidney, B.C.)
UVICSP SC141 · Collection · ca. 1890-2010

The collection consists of records generated by a number of different sources that have been brought together as a collection. The Social Sciences Research Project (1970-75) includes 29 interviews (and transcripts) with Major General The Hon. G. R. Pearkes and significant associates of Pearkes. They cover Pearkes' military career in both World Wars, his political career, particularly as Minister of Defence, and his role in the office of Lieutenant Governor or B.C. (1960-68). Over a number of years, subsequent to the Pearkes interviews, Dr. Roy commissioned several senior students to interview 185 former military personnel, Canadian and Allied. These were funded by the Department of National Defence. The collection offers personal accounts of action in the Great War and in most theatres of the Second War in which Canadians participated, as well as post war peace-time activities in NATO. When Dr. Roy retired in 1988 he gave a number of guest lecture tapes and some C.B.C. military oral history tapes. In 1982, Dr. Barnett B. Singer, a sessional lecturer, donated one interviews with a holocaust survivor, Mr. William Jacobs of Victoria. In 1983, Dr. David Stafford donated nine research interviews (and transcripts) for a book that he was doing on clandestine operations in World War II. In 1984, Elizabeth Hazlitte, a nurse at Victoria's, Veteran's Hospital, gave her interviews with six Great War veterans which she had completed on an L.I.P. grant. In 1990, Robert Winkenhower gave an interview of Olga Ghosh about the experience of a Jew living in Germany in the 1930's (accessioned 1994). In 1993, Cmdr. Hal Lawrence, a naval historian, donated copies of cassettes, summaries and transcripts of 120 interviews with retired Canadian navy personnel. These interviews were conducted between 1980 and 1990 under contract with DND. In 1993, B. Marshall, through Dr. Reg Roy, donated a cassette of an episode of Lister Sinclair's CBC radio programme called "Ideas". The episode was called "A Sense of War" and contains the experiences of Nursing Sisters in W.W. II. In 1997, Dr. Shawn Cafferky donated 22 tapes and transcripts of interview on Naval aviation also commissioned by D.N.D. Directorate of History and Heritage. Interviews with Lt. Col. John Edmonson, M/Gen. Norman Ross and Mr. Geo. Kidd (Major) were added in 2007. "War Stories: A Life Remembered", an audio recording of Thomas Miller's experiences in the Canadian Army during World War II on 2 compact discs was donated in 2008, as well as an interview with Ross Purse describing conditions in Oeyama Camp in Japan during World War II. Will Pratt's interviews of Japanese-Canadian veterans were added in 2009. An interview with LCol Cyril Neroutsos was added in 2010.