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Tim Lander collection
UVICSP SC247 · Collection · ca. 1987-2000

The collection consists of pages of holograph poetry removed from a copy of Lander's Like Stepping Stones above the Traffic (1987), plus other leaves of holograph poetry.

Lander, Tim
J. A. Ferguson fonds
UVICSP SC248 · Fonds · 1917

The fonds consists of a mimeographed, signed letter from John Lane (publisher), concerning the publication of Ferguson's “Stealthy Terror”. Also included is a clipping from the “Aberdeen Bon-Accord”, referring to Ferguson and his writing.

Ferguson, John Alexander, 1873-1952
Evelyn Byng of Vimy fonds
UVICSP SC167 · Fonds · ca. 1946

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to Kathleen Agnew of Victoria B.C.

Byng, Evelyn, Viscountess Byng of Vimy, 1870-1949
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
Mary Childe fonds
UVICSP SC173 · Fonds · 1936

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to Mary Childe from Amy H. Ellis, discussing a poem by Wilfred Rowland Childe.

Childe, Mary
Wilfred Rowland Childe fonds
UVICSP SC174 · Fonds · 1949

The fond consists of a sample Christmas card, containing a Childe's poem “Bethlehem”.

Childe, Wilfred Rowland, 1890-1952
Edward German collection
UVICSP SC211 · Collection · 1907

The collection consists of a handwritten note to an unknown correspondent, in which he outlines the Shakespearian music that he has composed. Additions, in a different colour ink, (probably in a different hand) have been made at the beginning.

German, Edward, Sir, 1862-1936
James Wyld fonds
UVICSP SC239 · Fonds · 1865

The fonds consists of a one page signed letter from William [Ke...?], Dublin, to James Wyld MP, Charing Cross, on the claims of the Hudson Bay Company to Canada and British Columbia.

Wyld, James, 1812-1887
Gordon Bottomley collection
UVICSP SC159 · Collection · 1927 - 1938

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to J. M. Humphries concerning the possible purchase of one of his own published books. Also included is a handwritten copy, in another hand, of a Bottomley poem about Merlin, "Lines written by Gordon Bottomley at Merlindale".

Bottomley, Gordon, 1874-1948
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
Cyrus W. Peck fonds
UVICSP SC265 · Fonds · 1914 - 1919

The fonds consists of extracts from Cyrus Peck's personal diary kept while overseas in World War I.

Peck, Cyrus Wesley, 1871-1956
UVICSP SC269 · Collection · 1931 - 1944

The collection consists of: a holograph postcard signed to George Bullock, Jan. 24, 1944; a 1 page tls to George Bullock, Feb. 1, 1944; a 2 page hls to Marjorie Pollard, Nov. 19, 1931; a 1 page hls to Marjorie Pollard, April 6, 1932, and a 1 page hls to Marjorie Pollard, Nov. 21, 1933.

Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957
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
Canadian Army collection
UVICSP SC020 · Collection · 1899 - 1984

The collection consists of records documenting various branches of the Canadian Army. Collection includes photographs of parades and drills taken by the Department of National Defence; photocopies of military order of the 1st Canadian Army during World War II; copies of intelligence tests administered by the Canadian Armed Forces; correspondence, maps, daily reports and copies of morale reports of the Canadian Militia Training Centre No. 111, Gordon Head Camp, together with some photos; booklet of poems by R.W. Day of Sidney Camp; orders for Operation Overlord (D-Day) and other military orders of the 16th (Canadian Scottish) Infantry Battalion; and, miscellaneous reports (including those related to the Dieppe raid), brochures and reference material; Militia Orders (photocopy) 1899; "Secret War Diary" 1-31 May 1941, 6th Cdn. Infantry Brigade; 102 Battalion, 7th platoon roll book, 1896.

Canada. Canadian Army
Derk Wynand fonds
UVICSP SC128 · Fonds · 1981 - 1988

The fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence, translations, notebooks, several audio tapes, personal journals and periodicals.

Wynand, Derk, 1944-
George Fitch collection
UVICSP SC204 · Collection · 1937 - 1938

The collection consists of two copies of a typescript “Fall of Nanking”.

Fitch, George A.
Don Diespecker fonds
UVICSP SC205 · Fonds · 1998

The fonds consists of three typescripts: 1) "An Annotated Elizabeth" - a partial annotation of Dick Diespecker's [1950] 'Elizabeth' (semi-biographical novel of his mother); 2) "Family, Fictions, Frictions"; 3) "Opsaal" (Diespeckers in South Africa 1901).

Diespecker, Don, 1929-
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
Ezra Pound collection
UVICSP SC096 · Collection · 1908 - 1961

The collection consists firstly, of poetry manuscripts and proofs including "Personae", "Lustra", and "Canzoni and Ripostes"; secondly, a prose manuscript of "That Audience, or the Bugaboo of the Public"; and thirdly, of correspondence to Elkin Mathews (publisher), St. John Adcock, Harry and Caresse Crosby (Black Sun Press), Louis Zukofsky, The British Union of Fascists, T. S. Eliot, Montgomery Belgion, Michael Harald, Clifford Gessler, and others.

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972
John Cowper Powys collection
UVICSP SC097 · Collection · 1953 - 1956

The collection consists of letters written by John Cowper Powys to Alfred Perles and to Henry Miller (about Perles).

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963
Kathleen Raine collection
UVICSP SC098 · Collection · 1983 - 1985

The collection consists mainly of material generated in the process of publishing the book Yeats the Initiate (1986), consisting of typescripts, drafts, paste-ups, illustrations, and proofs; plus correspondence, mainly to Liam Miller at the Dolmen Press.

Raine, Kathleen, 1908-2003
UVICSP SC100 · Fonds · 1918 - 1965

The fonds consists primarily of correspondence with many individuals, including Richard Aldington, Wilfred R. Childe, Alex Comfort, Edward Dahlberg, Bonamy and Valentine Dobree, T. S. Eliot, Naum Gabo, Rayner Heppenstall, Barbara Hepworth, David Jones, Jacob Kramer, Percy Wyndham Lewis, Henry Miller, Henry Moore, Frank Morley, Edwin Muir, Ben Nicholson, Alfred R. Orage, Robert Payne, Kathleen Raine, Stephen Spender, Adrian Stokes, Allen Tate, Arthur W. Wheen, George Woodcock and Wilhelm Worringer. Also included are notebooks, worksheets, proofs and mimeographed BBC programs; mostly from the 1950s and 1960s.

Read, Herbert Edward, Sir, 1893-1968
Don Gutteridge fonds
UVICSP SC220 · Fonds · 1972

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to Stephen Scobie. He mentions his own book “Saying Grace” and also comments on Scobie's poetry.

Gutteridge, Don, 1937-
Henry Labouchere collection
UVICSP SC224 · Collection · 1856 - 1857

The collection consists of 4 hls. Ker Baillie Hamilton (1856-57) from Antigua to Henry Labouchere, M.P. Secretary of State for the Colonies. Further letters are written by Governor C. J. Bayley pleading the case of Mr. F. Whitley concerning colonial securities for public officers, plus earlier letters from Whitley to Robert Lowe, M.P. and from Adderley and Francis to Whitley.

Taunton, Henry Labouchere, Baron, 1798-1869
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