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Arthur Patterson Webb fonds
UVICSP SC091 · Fonds · 1918 - 1935

The fonds consists of personal papers including a diary (1923) and correspondence; professional papers, including: appreciations, music, copywriting, magazine publications; and papers that he collected including pamphlets, press clippings and ephemera.

Webb, Arthur Patterson, 1889-1959
Bernard Charles Lunn fonds
UVICSP SC342 · Fonds · 1918 - 1971

The fonds consists of the records of Bernard Lunn's military career. It contains hand-written notes on regimental activities. The fonds also includes ephemera collected by Mr. Lunn during the World Wars, programs of the 16th Battalion's re-union dinners, details of his trip to Europe to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Armistice Day, and various newspaper clippings.

Lunn, Bernard Charles, b. 1889
Charles McDowall Smyth fonds
UVICSP SC403 · Fonds · 1918

The fonds consists of a MS notebook (photocopy) and transcript of Major Charles McDowall Smyth's account of the end of WWI and the Armistice, dated Nov. 12, 1918. Smyth was in the Canadian Engineers in France and Belgium. Biographical materials include photocopies of photographs and obituary.

Smyth, Charles McDowall, 1890-1965
William W. Duncan fonds
UVICSP SC317 · Fonds · 1918 - 1919

The fonds consists of a sketch-book of Lt. W. Duncan, 16th Battn.

Duncan, William W.
J. Allan Rutherford fonds
UVICSP SC108 · Fonds · 1918

The fonds consists principally of an album of photographs, taken while Rutherford served in Egypt and Palestine. The photographs are mostly scenic ones of Egypt, but also includes some pictures of the war zone in Palestine and a few pictures of WWI airplanes and his fellow Flying Corps members. Also included in the fonds are loose scenic postcards of Ismailia, Egypt.

Rutherford, J. Allan
Rose Fyleman fonds
UVICSP SC209 · Fonds · 1919

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to E. W. Naylor (father of Bernard Naylor).

Fyleman, Rose, 1877-1957
Burton O. Kurth fonds
UVICSP SC245 · Fonds · 1920 - 1977

The fonds consists of biographical material on Burton L. Kurth, music programmes, ephemera, and a holograph MS book by William Arthur Deacon (1890-1977) titled My Shelves and Immortality with a dedicatory page to Burton Lowell Kurth dated 1920.

Kurth, Burton O. (Burton Oliver)
UVICSP SC021 · Fonds · 1920 - 1991

The fonds consists of records of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's). Primarily, the fonds contains the official war diaries kept by the regiment during World War Two. The diaries contain the daily logs, intelligence reports, orders, and newsletters, as well as records of individual experiences, of the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Battalions. A collection of maps and aerial photographs accompany these war diaries. The fonds also contains regimental records on training, dress regulations, personnel, the Bay Street Armoury, finances, and regimental correspondence. Additionally, the fonds includes the original manuscript and correspondence pertaining to historian Dr. Reginald Roy's book, "Ready for the Fray (Deas Gu Cath): the History of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) 1920-1955". Also included are the regimental publications, The Brazier, The Courtenay Camp Chronicle, and The Maple Leaf. The fonds is arranged into 22 alphabetically organized series consisting of records generated and utilized by the Canadian Scottish Regiment from its creation in 1920 to the present.

Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)
Yukio Ozaki collection
UVICSP SC273 · Collection · 1920 - 1933

The collection consists of a 325 page carbon typescript autobiography (with 25 pages of endnotes) in translation. Personal and political reminiscences and observations covering childhood, period as a newspaper editor in Meiji (1879); Mayor of Tokyo, and political and parliamentary activities. The original text was written in 1920, and the translation, possibly edited by John Soffell, perhaps in the 1930's.

Ozaki, Yukio, 1858-1954
Bernhard Rottlander fonds
UVICSP SC291 · Fonds · ca. 1920

The fonds consists of a black notebook containing a handwritten commentary on Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). The pages are numbered consecutively from 268 to 403. The entire text is in German.

Rottlander, Bernhard
Cyril James Fox fonds
UVICSP SC404 · Fonds · 1920 - 2008

The fonds consists of four series:

Series 1: The Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) series is a subject file compiled and arranged by C. J. Fox related to the Wyndham Lewis biography his writing and his art. It contains photocopies of several Lewis manuscripts and typescripts (some unpublished) and correspondence, articles, clippings, lectures, obituaries, reviews on Lewis and his books. There are photographs of Wyndham Lewis and his art, and correspondence to CJF with Froanna (Gladys Anne Wyndham Lewis) and other writers: Richard Aldington, Roy Campbell, about T.S. Eliot with Valerie Eliot; photocopies of Ezra Pound's war letters to Lewis), V.S. Pritchett, Kathleen Raine, Martin Seymour-Smith and George Woodcock. Correspondence with other critics and editors include: Walter Allen, Elliott Baker, D.G. Bridson, Robert Chapman, Geoffrey Grigson, Frank Kermode, Hugh Kenner, Bernard Lafoucade, Jeffrey Meyers, Paul O'Keefe, Hugh Gordon Porteous, W.K. Rose and E.W. F. Tomlin. There are also correspondence with WL art collector: Walter Michel and WL book collector Hugh Anson-Cartwright as well as file on artist and friend of WL, Michael Ayrton. There is also correspondence, book reviews, clippings and photocopies about specific publications, such as The Art of Being Ruled, The Apes of God and the C.J. Fox edited, Journey into Barbary. This is correspondence with people who Fox contacted or collaborated with. There are files on some of CJF's Lewis-related activities, such as exhibitions and publications and on particular subjects such as Wyndham Lewis in Canada (which includes letters from Lord Beaverbrook, Paul Martin Senior, Alex Colville, A.Y. Jackson to C.J. Fox), Notting Hill Gate (the "Rotting Hill" exhibition on three great men), World War I and Vorticism.

Series 2: the General series consists of more subject files containing correspondence, typescripts, manuscripts, photographs and research material pertaining to the other authors in the collection: Richard Aldington (including RA correspondence with A.S. Frere (photocopies) and files on Aldington's relations with Hilda Doolittle and T.E. Lawrence. There is also CJF correspondence about Aldington with Norman T Gates, Alison Palmer, E.G Roberts and David Wilkinson. This series also includes files on other writers collected by CJF: C.M Doughty, Ford Maddox Ford, Paul Fussell, Germans (Ernst Junger and Gottfried Benn), Xavier Herbert, Samuel Hynes, Robinson Jeffers, David Jones (including correspondence with Kathleen Raine and Bill Blisset), Hugh MacDiarmid, Graham McInnes, H.L Mencken and Ambrose Bierce, C.E Montague, Lewis Namier, Donald Pearce, William H. Pritchard, Alan Ross, Edmund Wilson and David Wright with more extensive correspondence files between CJF with C.H. Sisson and Julian Symons.

Series 3: The Miscellaneous series consists of clippings, correspondence and other enclosures removed from the Fox book collection and several audio cassettes including Lewis's "Crisis" talk on BBC Radio, a BBC reading by Timothy West from Blasting and Bombardiering and a radio dramatization of The Human Age.

Series 4: Wyndham Lewis related drawings and paintings collected by C.J Fox consists of art work of Wyndham Lewis and Michael Ayrton and Robert Colquhoun collected by Cy Fox. Some are reproductions of book jacket designs, WL paintings and posters produced for Wyndham Lewis exhibitions. There are also two artefacts. WL's table and ash tray which are shown in WL painting of Ezra Pound.

The fonds also consists of material pertaining to The Percy Wyndham Lewis Exhibition at Rugby School; a photograph of Cy Fox; an obituary for Maisie Wyndham Neil; research files pertaining to Wyndham Lewis, Ernst Junger, Corinne McLuhan, Vorticism, and Ezra Pound; a promotional video for The Lion and the Fox Exhibition; material pertaining to the National Portrait Gallery exhibition "Wyndham Lewis Portraits".

Fox, C. J. (Cyril James), 1931-
Lionel Adey fonds
UVICSP SC427 · Fonds · 1920 - 1997

The fonds consists of research files pertaining to C. S. Lewis and Owen Barfield, including manuscripts and manuscript copies, photocopies of articles and newsletters, research notes, correspondence between Lionel Adey and Owen Barfield and photocopies of correspondence between Barfield and C. S. Lewis.

Adey, Lionel
Bliss Carman fonds
UVICSP SC169 · Fonds · 1921

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter of thanks to Mr. Fisher.

Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929
W. B. Yeats collection
UVICSP SC327 · Collection · 1921 - 1965

The collection consists of a handwritten letter by Yeats to A. J. Leventhal, together with its envelope and a handwritten letter to an unidentified businessman, possibly a book seller; a hand coloured card from the Cuala Press (no.148) of "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"; typescript of "The World of W.B. Yeats: Essays in Perspective" edited by Skelton and Saddlemyer (incomplete set), together with a pre-publication copy of the book.

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939
W. H. Davies fonds
UVICSP SC187 · Fonds · 1921 - 1936

The fonds consists of two handwritten letters to S. J. Looker and a typewritten letter to Mr. Dodd. The latter letter mentions Delamare (Walter?).

Davies, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1940
George Moore collection
UVICSP SC266 · Collection · ca. 1922-1925

The collection consists of a 2 page hls, Feb. 4, [192?], to "Miss Rosenbloom" re: his works and Rosenbloom's writing and a 1 page hls, Oct. 26, 1925, to Frederick MacCurdy Atkinson (with envelope).

Moore, George, 1852-1933
Lady Gregory collection
UVICSP SC329 · Collection · 1922

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Sydney Cockerell. A transcription provided by Anthony Rota is also included.

Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932
Charles Hofmann fonds
UVICSP SC058 · Fonds · 1922 - 1974

The fonds consists of subject files of lecture notes and essays by Hofmann, and articles on ethnic and music studies; correspondence to Hofmann from Andre Renaud regarding Indian music and from R. Tully regarding Mexican Indians; catalogues, magazine articles, supply lists and publicity material; scrapbooks containing clippings, copies of Hofmann's lecture and radio programmes, photographs and essays; photographs of aboriginal people in Africa, Alaska, the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, and New Guinea; and stills from National Film Board of Canada productions.

Hofmann, Charles, 1914-
Brocard Sewell fonds
UVICSP SC112 · Fonds · 1922 - 1963

The fonds consists mainly of correspondence (1942-63) from various writers and contributors to the Aylesford Review. Included among the correspondents are: Terence I.F. Armstrong (John Gawsworth), John Betjeman, Shelagh Delaney, Joseph Delteil, Eleanor Farjeon, Graham Greene, Alyse Gregory (widow of L. Powys), Arthur Machen, John Cowper Powys, Stevie Smith, Una Troubridge, Sylvia Townsend Warner and Louis Wilkinson. Also included in the fonds is a small amount of earlier correspondence from G.K. Chesterton to Father Vincent McNabb (1926) and from Eric Gill to Clare Pepler (1922-25).

Sewell, Brocard
Levander Brown fonds
UVICSP SC164 · Fonds · 1923 - 1970

The fonds consists of a handwritten postcard from D.V. Gukhale of India together with carbon typescript pages from Gukhale's manuscript "Human Work"; clippings on Charles Darwin; miscellaneous material relating to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Victoria Centre. Professor D.V. Gukhale was the Founder of the Canada Institute and "worker in the cause of empire solidarity and world peace".

Brown, Levander
Henry James collection
UVICSP SC235 · Collection · 1923

The collection consists of a 2 pp holograph letter to “Plunket”.

James, H., 1803-1877
UVICSP SC391 · Collection · 1925 - 1935

The collection consists of photographs (reproduced from the originals in Berlin?). They were originally kept in a paper envelope from W. Buxenstein, Berlin (post World War II?).

Nellie McClung collection
UVICSP SC263 · Collection · 1925 - 1940

The collection consists of 3 accessions:
Acc. 1991-076 comprises: a tls from "your fellow writer, Nellie L. McClung" to George Bugnet, Dec. 9, 1931, mentions sending a copy of her "new book"; a Christmas broadsheet poem signed "R. W. and Nellie McClung" with a printed photo attached of the McClung's titled "At the Great Divide, August 1932" and 6 newspaper clippings.
Acc. 1996-016 comprises items from J. and D. Gilbert's collection from Nellie McClung's personal library and papers (see note). Included are: a Christmas card with holograph verse to "Mr. and Mrs. McClung" signed James L. Hughes; a poem clipping titled "To My Dear Friends: Who made my 75th Birthday the Happiest of my my long list of Birthdays" with Hughes's comment, "Nearly nine years ago"; a 1 page hls ,"Dec. 28.", to McClung from Hughes; a 1 page holo. Christmas poem by Hughes inscribed: "Nellie McClung, Christmas 1926"; a 2 page hls to Nellie McClung from Hughes dated Feb. 11; a 1 page typed poem titled "Ten Years Ago" dated Bruges, July 27, 1925 by Hughes; a 1 page hls, Jan. 8, 1940, to Nellie McClung from Emile Vaillancourt; a 1 page reprint from The Liberal Advocate, Toronto, August 1940 by Emile Vaillancourt with holograph presentation from author; a 1 page tls, August 14, 1926, to Nellie McClung from W. V. Newson re: Newson's book "A Vale of Luxor"; 2 page hls, Aug 24, 1925, from Thomas O' Hagan to Nellie McClung; 3 page hls, Jan. 18, 1931, from Mary Elizabeth Colman to Nellie McClung (tipped in Colman' s The Immigrants); 2 page CBC reprint, April 22, 1940 broadcast by Lady Nanton, "Spiritual Values on the Home Front" ; clippings.
Acc. 2000-086 consists of a Mar. 22nd [1939?] hls, "Nellie L. McC." with holo note, to Isabel Mitchell accepting an invitation to visit, and a June 24, 1939 tls from McClung to Isabel Mitchell referring to her brother's book. Her brother, Rev. Thomas H. Mitchell, wrote "The Drama of Life" (1922) with a preface by McClung.

McClung, Nellie L., 1873-1951
Herbert Palmer collection
UVICSP SC274 · Collection · ca. 1925

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Hugh l'Anson Fausset about Palmer' s “Songs of Salvation, Sin, and Satire”.

Palmer, Herbert E. (Herbert Edward), b. 1880
Ashley Dukes collection
UVICSP SC196 · Collection · 1926

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to an unknown correspondent, in which he declines “to address the Shirley Society” due to rehearsals and his forthcoming trip to Greece.

Dukes, Ashley, 1885-1959