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UVICSP SC001 · Fonds · 1974 - 1996

The fonds consists of biennial conference communications, strategic appraisals, position papers, administrative records, newsletters and material relating to the controversial CBC documentary "The Valour and the Horror" including correspondence, articles, clippings and government transcripts.

Federation of Military and United Services Institutes of Canada
UVICSP SC003 · Fonds · 1915 - 1942

The fonds consists of records documenting the following World War I campaigns: Kemmel, St. Eloi Craters, Somme, Regina Trench, Hill 70, South Arras, Lievin, March to the Rhine from Mons, the Rhine-Bridgehead Cologne-Bonn, and Waterloo. The fonds includes trench maps and orders. The fonds also includes miscellaneous maps and research material relating to the collapse of New France. Also included is a staff photo of officers at Pacific Command (Work Point Barracks) when Alexander was General Officer Commanding.

Alexander, Ronald Okeden, 1888-1949
Norman Alford fonds
UVICSP SC004 · Fonds · 1962 - 1990

The fonds consists of correspondence and drafts of Alford's critical works, including his biography of George Egerton (Mrs. Mary Chavelita Bright), Alford's Ph.D. dissertation on the Rhymers' Club, drafts of works on Stephen Hudson (Sydney Schiff), George Eliot, Aldous Huxley and A. Bronson Alcott; notebooks and journals kept by Alford, with holograph notes on his works of fiction and autobiography as well as fragments of stories; drafts of Alford's novel "A Garden Enclosed", drafts of short stories; and drafts of Alford's autobiographical works "In Pursuit of Any Arse", "Time Exposure", and "Travelling Hopefully: A Simple Record of Unsentimental Journeys to the Okanagan and Thereabouts, 1977-1978", including photographs; and correspondence with Howard Gerwing (UVic SC Librarian), 1984-1990.

Alford, Norman
Aylmer family fonds
UVICSP SC007 · Fonds · 1916 - 1918

The fonds consists of three scrapbooks, using the Official Telephone Directory Quebec for December 1915, June 1916, and July 1917. They document World War I, including clippings, honour rolls, correspondence, notes, obituaries, articles and columns relating to the progress of the war and, particularly, to news of men and women from Lennoxville, Quebec, and nearby areas who participated in the war.

Walter Bapty fonds
UVICSP SC008 · Fonds · 1900 - 1973

The fonds consists of the personal diaries kept by Lieutenant Colonel Bapty from 1935 to 1942, as well as a collection of various memorandums, reports, and ephemera from this period. It also contains addresses, essays and lectures given by Bapty on military matters, including modern developments in warfare, the Scottish regiments, discipline and leadership, Pacific problems during World War II, and the objectives of military training; records of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's), 2nd Battalion, including slate of officers, lists of exercises, correspondence and operation orders; personal records of Walter Bapty, including commissions and certificates, personal correspondence, records relating to militia staff courses and nominal roll for officers in medical courses; newspapers and clippings dealing with Bapty's participation in the Boer War and World War II, and Bapty's obituary; drawing of Bapty, photograph of Mrs. Bapty, and photographs of Bapty with the Canadian Scottish Regiment.

Bapty, Walter, 1884-1973
Frederick Lyon Barrow fonds
UVICSP SC010 · Fonds · 1928 - 1964

The fonds consists of diaries, travel account books, correspondence, certificates, postcards, passports and several photographs.

Barrow, Frederick Lyon, 1894-1979
Barry family fonds
UVICSP SC011 · Fonds · 1770 - 1795

The fonds consists of copies of indentures of lease of the Barry family preceded by Copy Probate of the Will and Codicil of Thomas Barry, Esq., deceased, dated June 12, 1770.

Tom Sanderson fonds
UVICSP SC012 · Fonds · 1930 - 1935

The fonds consists of an album of photographs taken when Sanderson was living in Egypt. Most are taken in Egypt but there are a few taken in other African locales and the Middle East. The photographs are mainly of the landscape and tourist attractions, but there are a few of military bases and equipment. Also included is a photo of Sanderson (ca. 1930).

Sanderson, Tom
Richard Beck fonds
UVICSP SC014 · Fonds · 1930 - 1982

The fonds consists of certificates honouring Beck, correspondence between Beck and Johan Falkberget (1949-1950), and Carl Joachim Hambro (1865-1964). There are also calligraphic copy of poems by Beck, and ephemera, some relating to Iceland.

Beck, Richard, 1897-1980
John Betjeman fonds
UVICSP SC015 · Fonds · 1913 - 1986

The fonds consists of correspondence, published and unpublished literary works, notebooks, sketchbooks, desk diaries, financial accounts and agreements, and ephemera. Correspondents include family and friends, professional and business associates, and aspiring poets and fans. Many letters include enclosures such as pamphlets, manuscripts, drawings, reports, plans, contracts, scripts, clippings, and bills. The correspondence series include occasional replies from Betjeman. Major correspondents (more than 35 letters) include: J.R. Ackerly, John Arlott, Betjeman family, John Edward Bowle, Maurice Bowra, B.B.C., Bryan House School, Hugh Casson, Leonard Clark, William Clonmore, J.N. Comper, Patrick Cullinan, Curtis Brown, Daily Telegraph, Tom Driberg, T.S. Eliot, Frederick Etchells, Faber and Faber, Peter Fleetwood-Hesketh, The Georgian Group, Grand Opera Productions, Great Britain Department of Environment, Great Britain Ministry of Housing and Local Government, Greater London Council, Ken Griffiths, Samuel Gurney, David Higham Associates, Bevis Hillier, Historic Churches Preservation Trust, Helen Holmes, Edward James, Wilfrid Jarvis, Oliver Kenross, G.A. Kolkhurst, Osbert Lancaster, Brazley Mitchell, John Murray Publishers, National Association of Alms Houses, National Trust, Edmund and Margaret Penning-Rowsell, John and Myfanwy Piper, Percy Popkin, Alan Pryce-Jones, Ann Reed, Royal Fine Art Commission, Camilla Russell, Martyn Skinner, John Sparrow, The Spectator, Olivar Stonar, John Summerson, Geoffrey Taylor, Time and Tide, Victorian Society, Evelyn Waugh, Keith Wedmore, Weekend Telegraph, and Mary Wilson.

Betjeman, John, 1906-1984
UVICSP SC016 · Fonds · 1949 - 1992

The fonds consists of records relating to the preparation of "Letters from Sooke: A Correspondence Between Sir Herbert Read and George Woodcock", including correspondence of Patrick Healey, Benedict Read, George Woodcock, and Howard Gerwing. Also included are a few bound copies of "Letters from Sooke" and a quantity of unbound leaves.

Book Arts Club of Victoria
Harrison Brown fonds
UVICSP SC018 · Fonds · 1936 - 1937

The fonds consists of contact sheets of 19 rolls of film taken during Brown's trip to China, including views of palaces, Buddhist temples, mountains in northern China, the Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Canton. Each has an accompanying page, identifying the photographs, copied from Brown's field notes, copies of the original 35 mm negatives (reverse view), and a photocopy of a map of China with Brown's route traced in red. Also included are six photographs, made from the negatives, for an article in "The Ring Research Bulletin", and given to SC by UVic Public Relations in 1993.

Brown, Harrison, 1917-1986
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
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)
Cavenagh family fonds
UVICSP SC023 · Fonds · 1790 - 1893

The fonds consists of commissions, certificates, orders, proclamations and other documents of Sir Orfeur Cavenagh, James Gordon Cavenagh, and Gordon Cavenagh; correspondence between Matthew Cavenagh Kinsey (Canada East) and R. Calvert (London), 1864-1867; letter books of Henry William Dent, 1881-1893, and Sir Orfeur Cavenagh; private letter books and diaries, 1837-1888; and printed material.

Cavenagh family
H. T. J. Coleman fonds
UVICSP SC024 · Fonds · 1927 - 1981

The fonds consists of records of Herbert Thomas John Coleman, including worksheets of his poetry and prose (also including two poems and an essay by his brother, Rufus Arthur Coleman); Coleman family photographs and negatives, financial records and certificates; correspondence from Coleman to other family members; scrapbooks of Coleman's poems, clippings and brochures; academic journals containing essays by Coleman and copies of Coleman's illustrated books for children, containing holograph inscriptions and extensive annotations.

Coleman, H. T. J. (Herbert Thomas John), 1872-1964
Rufus Arthur Coleman fonds
UVICSP SC025 · Fonds · 1860 - 1975

The fonds consists of records of Rufus Coleman relating to his research on the works of John Townsend Trowbridge, including copies of Trowbridge correspondence, photograph of Trowbridge with Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), off prints of articles written by Coleman about Trowbridge, notes and copy of Coleman's Ph.D. dissertation.

Coleman, Rufus A.
UVICSP SC026 · Fonds · 1949 - 1972

The fonds consists of manuscripts and fragments of poems; manuscripts of plays and prose; and correspondence.

Connor, Tony
Quirin Couchot fonds
UVICSP SC027 · Fonds · 1808 - 1813

The fonds consists of a photocopy of Couchot's diary, 1808-1813, which includes recipes, poems, and an essay. Also included are copies of letters and documents which were enclosed. The original diary is in the possession of the donor of this fonds.

Couchot, Quirin, 1766-1839
Kelly Covin fonds
UVICSP SC028 · Fonds · 1964 - 1971

The fonds consists of typescripts and proofs of novels (1968-1971), television scripts (1964-1969), contracts (1966-1970) and correspondence (1963-1971) with agents and publishing and broadcasting companies.

Covin, Kelly
UVICSP SC030 · Fonds · 1850 - 1931

The fonds consists of holograph testimonials and letters of Dr. J. P. Cunningham and his son, Dr. H. H. B. Cunningham; British Army (42nd Division) orders to H. H. B. Cunningham, 1915-1920; army payslips, 1917-1921; personal account books, 1900-1922; army reports, 1916-1931; and memorabilia, 1893-1931.

Cunningham, H. H. B. (Herbert Hugh Blair)
George Cuomo fonds
UVICSP SC031 · Fonds · ca. 1948-1994

The fonds consists of records documenting Cuomo's writing activities. Fonds includes notebooks and lists recording hours worked and money earned from his writing; notes, variant drafts and proofs for his novels, short stories and poems, as well as news clippings and other research material; variant drafts of an unpublished play; variant drafts of essays, articles and book reviews; brochures and other ephemera.

Cuomo, George
Allan Demers fonds
UVICSP SC032 · Fonds · 1963 - 1978

The fonds consists of Demers' collection of clippings from South African newspapers re: apartheid; pamphlets, correspondence, notes, brochures and clippings concerning South Africa and related matters; newspapers, magazines and journals published in and/or relating to South Africa, representing black, Jewish and Christian groups.

Demers, Allan
Destrube family fonds
UVICSP SC033 · Fonds · 1857 - 1919

The fonds consists of correspondence regarding World War I, 1915-1919, mostly letters and postcards from Georges Destrube in France, with a few from other family members and friends (some are in French). The subject of the letters is mostly about army life/war and the untimely deaths of Guy and Paul Destrube. Also included are clippings from "The Illustrated London News", from 1857 and 1870.

Destrube (family)
Allen Bell fonds
UVICSP SC036 · Fonds · 1985 - 1995

The fonds consists of typescripts of an unpublished novel "The Harmless Snake"; 3 unpublished books of poetry: "The Simon Poems", "Thy Harry's Company", "A Motley to the View"; typescript copies of five Egoyan screenplays (reworked by Bell) including: "Family Viewing" (1987) in 3 drafts; "Speaking Parts" (1989) in 5 drafts; The Adjuster (1991) 1 draft, "Exotica" (1995) 1 draft (not reworked by Bell) and "The Sweet Hereafter" (1997) in 3 drafts; some additional holograph notes and a notebook regarding the scripts and correspondence from Atom Egoyan to Bell 1985-1995 regarding the films. Additionally, there is correspondence from Irving Layton and others.

Bell, Allen