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William Wood fonds
UVICSP SC127 · Fonds · 1866 - 1894

The fonds consists of Wood's private diaries of daily activities and spiritual thoughts and correspondence from family members relating to family and social life.

Wood, William
Clement Scott collection
UVICSP SC298 · Collection · 1867 - 1880

The collection consists of a handwritten poem "Past and Present", signed by Scott at the end, and dated from internal evidence. The poem is accompanied by a handwritten note to Edward L. Blanchard (1820-1889).

Scott, Clement, 1841-1904
Minna Duckworth collection
UVICSP SC037 · Collection · 1869 - 1875

The collection consists of Duckworth's notebook containing holograph copies of three completed children's stories involving Aunt Minna and Aunt Netty, plus title pages for two more stories. The first and last stories were written by "Aunt Minna" and the third one by "Aunt Netty". The second story was planned for "Aunt Ena" and the fourth for "Cousin Julia". In addition, "Winky blinky" is inscribed in pencil on the last page.

Duckworth, Minna
Austin Cooper fonds
UVICSP SC178 · Fonds · 1876 - 1911

The fonds consists of a notebook inscribed "To: Mark Perrin Esq, Knockdrummin with Austin D, Cooper's Compliments --1876." The first page of text notes: "Copied from the Journal of Antiquarian Rambles in the County of Dublin by the late Austin Cooper F.S.A.& M.R.I.A." The notebook is illustrated with 3 watercolours and 5 ink sketches. Also included is further information on Lusk in several hands, including that of Mark Perrin. There are several notes on Lusk on enclosed loose leaves.

Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830
UVICSP SC367 · Collection · 1877 - 1960

The collection consists of manuscript material (mostly in Latin) removed from the Seghers Book Collection, plus an annotated copy of Scripture class notes, plus ephemera.

Seghers, Charles John, 1839-1886
William Henry Gregory fonds
UVICSP SC219 · Fonds · 1879

The fonds consists of a diary. Entries are sporadic throughout, and appear to be mostly concerned with religion and his fiancee.

Gregory, William Henry
Alfred Watson fonds
UVICSP SC320 · Fonds · 1879

The fonds consists of a cord-bound paper notebook containing a holograph musical play titled "A Pair of Them: A Musical Trifle in One Scene". Pasted on the inside cover is a clipping, depicting a scene from a production of the play at the Gaiety Theatre. There is a handwritten addition to the title page stating "Music Arranged Selected & Composed by Meyer Lutz". The cover is autographed by the author.

Watson, Alfred Edward Thomas, 1849-1922
William White fonds
UVICSP SC399 · Fonds · 1879 - 1893

The fonds consists of a bound volume of 13 carbon typescript essays and addresses by or collected by Quebec lawyer William White on various subjects such as legal, moral and ethical issues.

White, W. J. (William John), 1861-1934
Edward Leacock collection
UVICSP SC408 · Collection · 1880 - 2000

The collection consists of photocopies of a bio of Edward Philip Leacock, dated 2000, mostly concerning his life in Canada 1879-1894, together with a map of southern Manitoba. Also included are photocopies of 4 Leacock letters to his family in England, a photocopy of an article about "Stephen Leacock's Remarkable Uncle" from the Beaver, Dec 1986, and a photocopy from a Parks brochure for Saskatchewan.

Leacock, Edward Phillip, 1853-1927
Emile Chatelain fonds
UVICSP SC171 · Fonds · 1880

The fonds consists of a handwritten notebook, in French and Latin, on the letters of Seneca to Lucilius. Etude critique sur les lettres de Seneque a Lucilius avec la collation du plus ancien Manuscript.

Chatelain, Emile, 1851-1933
Eric Duncan fonds
UVICSP SC138 · Fonds · 1880 - 1930

The fonds consists of 5 holograph poems and typescript photocopies of 2 others. manuscript copies of "June Days", "The Love of the Ages to Come", "Unreasonable", and "November in Vancouver Island", plus typescript photocopies of "A Shetland Summer Storm" and "The Tsolum River". In addition, there is a small amount of biographic information.

Duncan, Eric, 1858-1944
UVICSP SC426 · Collection · 1881 - 1913

The collection consists of a lithographed facsimile of a letter addressed to the Nurses and Probationers at St. Thomas' Hospital.

Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910
Judge Mulvena fonds
UVICSP SC400 · Fonds · 1883 - 1903

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings plus a folder with loose clippings, re Irish political situation, both in the U.K. and in North America.

Mulvena, Henry Walter
John Butler Yeats collection
UVICSP SC130 · Collection · 1884 - 1922

The collection consists of pencil and ink sketches (1884-1885) and letters (with illustrations) to Jack Butler Yeats (1918-1922).

Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922
Siam photograph collection
UVICSP SC359 · Collection · ca. 1884

The collection consists of a photograph album containing photographs of Siam [now Thailand]. The subject of most of them are Siamese people, including the Royal Family. Also included are some shots of Bangkok scenes, houseboats, and Europeans visiting the photographer's house. The hand coloured copperplates are of Switzerland.

Mary Henderson collection
UVICSP SC372 · Collection · 1884 - 1903

The collection consists of clippings about the theatre from various publications, mostly London newspapers. Also included are 44 leaves of handwritten entries about plays attended (1884-1888). It is not known who compiled the volume.

Henderson, Mary, 1920-1996
Burns family fonds
UVICSP SC019 · Fonds · 1885 - 1964

The fonds consists of correspondence of Flora Burns and other family members, including letters from Louisa Blum, Pearl Craigie, Mrs. Morgan Richards, and the Warburg family, and correspondence between Flora Burns and Sister Mary Theodore, Sister's of St. Ann's, Victoria; photograph of Flora Burns; clippings; and books of poems by Edward Francis Harris and psalms. There is also a signed letter from Anne Harvie Ross Foster, (Mrs W. Garland Foster) 1875-, (now Ann Hanley) to Flora Hamilton Burns together with a typed carbon reply from Miss Burns, in which she talks about "The Mohawk Princess".

Burns family
F. H. Chenevix Trench fonds
UVICSP SC172 · Fonds · 1886

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to the Recorder of Dublin, accompanying the gift of a book from her father's library.

Chenevix Trench, F. H. (Francis Harriet), 1847-1941
Thomas Kelly fonds
UVICSP SC238 · Fonds · 1886 - 1911

The fonds consists of one 22x17 cm scrapbook inscribed “Thomas Kelly, 23 Longwood Avenue, South Cuculan Road, Dublin” with newspaper clippings Kelly's “Streets of Dublin” (1911) pasted on 124 pages. Enclosed are 5 pages of holograph notes and 19 pp. of clippings (1886-1911).

Kelly, Tom, 1868-1942
R. M. Ballantyne collection
UVICSP SC148 · Collection · 1887 - 1893

The collection consists of two handwritten letters to his wife, Jeanie on personal matters, together with one envelope. There is also a handwritten letter to an unknown man telling him he cannot supply him with a copy of one of his books, but is supplying a photo.

Ballantyne, R. M. (Robert Michael), 1825-1894
Cariboo maps collection
UVICSP SC277 · Collection · 1887

The collection consists of a plan showing the different routes connecting the Canadian Pacific Railway with the mining district of the Cariboo. Title on map: "Plan Shewing the different routes connecting the CPR with the Mining District of Cariboo by Proposed Railway." [1887]. Scale: 20,000 feet equals 1 inch. Higgins Lith. Co. The Colonist Victoria, B.C.

UVICSP SC222 · Collection · 1887

The collection consists of a holograph letter to Sir Theodore Martin on literary and personal matters.

Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889
Jack Butler Yeats collection
UVICSP SC129 · Collection · 1888 - 1942

The collection consists of letters written by Jack B. Yeats to Sarah Purser (1888-1889) and to a Mr. Quinn, humorous sketches, and a sketchbook for "La La Noo" (1942).

Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957
UVICSP SC022 · Collection · 1888 - 1920

The collection consists of a few of her letters plus her autograph (ca. 1908); her portfolio photographs and photo-postcards; theatre programs and clippings relating to her performances.

Campbell, Patrick, Mrs., 1865-1940
Ernest Dowson collection
UVICSP SC035 · Collection · ca. 1889-1900

The collection consists of transcripts of poems with holographic revisions and notes; correspondence from Dowson to Henry Davray, John Lane, Charles Sayle, Leonard Smithers, and Victor Plarr; copies and typed transcripts of letters from Dowson to John Lane, Conal O'Riordan and Henry Davray, and of letters from R.H. Sherard to O'Riordan about Dowson, after his death.

Dowson, Ernest Christopher, 1867-1900