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Truman Capote fonds
UVICSP SC168 · Fonds · [19--]

The fonds consists of a signed, typed letter to David Loovis, declining an invitation.

Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Milton Campbell fonds
UVICSP SC386 · Fonds · [19--]

The fonds consists of 7 envelopes of architectural floor plans with photos of the building pasted on the outside. Used as architect's reference.

Campbell, Milton Donald
Ben Nicholson fonds
UVICSP SC438 · Fonds · [19–]

The fonds consists of a framed collage painting by Nicholson.

Nicholson, Ben, 1894-1982
Kenneth Koch collection
UVICSP SC244 · Collection · [19--]

The collection consists of a one page letter to Gail [Dunsbery?] regarding the sale of periodical issues.

Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
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
R. A. B*** fonds
UVICSP SC352 · Fonds · [18--]

The fonds consists of a wash drawing of “R Southey Poet Laureat”.

B***, R. A.
Avis Rasmussen fonds
UVICSP SC515 · Fonds · 1959-2018

The fonds consists of 49 small artworks (originals and prints), including two bound volumes "The Artistry of Avis Rasmussen" and related printed materials ; one acrylic on canvas painting ; and one sketchbook.

Rasmussen, Avis
UVICSP SC206 · Collection · [18--]

The collection consists of an undated, handwritten letter to Mr. Thornton.

Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894
Reginald Herbert Roy fonds
UVICSP SC104 · Fonds · 1850 - 2009

The fonds consists of records relating to Roy's university administrative activities and his research in aspects of military history, including Canadian history and Canada's involvement in World War I and World War II (particularly the Normandy campaign). Fonds includes photocopies of war diaries, files on various Canadian Army regiments and battalions (including the 31st Infantry Battalion, the 1st Battalion Regina Rifle Regiment, Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's), the Seaforth Highlanders, and the B.C. Dragoons), files on the Canadian Officers Training Corps UBC Contingent University of Victoria Detachment, files on Canadian defence and military policy, audio interviews with Canadian military officers, clippings and other material concerning South Africa and South-West Africa/Namibia, and material relating to the Fenians (1880-1881). Fonds also contains minutes, correspondence and reports relating to academic committees and associations (including the University of Victoria Alumni Association), records relating to the Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee of British Columbia Historic Commemorations Sub-Committee, and background material, notes and drafts for Roy's books. Fonds also consists of material collected by Roy including the papers (1943-1979) of John Laurie (RCAF Provost Marshall), Rev. E.G. Parker, and the Red Chevron Association of Vancouver Island. The fonds also consists of an audio cassette of music from the war years. The fonds also includes 46 issues of South African Soldier.

Roy, Reginald H., 1922-
Henry Sands fonds
UVICSP SC430 · Fonds · 1934 - 2008

The fonds consists of a manuscript of poetry by Henry Richard Sands, correspondence re Sands, biographical sketches of Sands written by his children, a photograph of Sands, and a photograph of Sylvia E. (Sands) Johnson.

Sands, Henry, 1900-1969
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-
Edward Fitch collection
UVICSP SC413 · Collection · 2007

The collection consists of interviews and releases from 12 Jewish veterans and refugees.

Fitch, Edward, 1949-
James Brigham fonds
UVICSP SC414 · Fonds · 1958 - 2006

The fonds consists of correspondence, creative and academic working papers, and materials relating to Lawrence Durrell and his circle. In addition to Brigham's published and unpublished works, the fonds also hold unpublished materials by other authors. The Durrell-related materials include Brigham's partial reconstruction of Durrell's working library from his home in Sommières where Brigham visited him. The library was also reconstructed from Brigham's research at the Centre de Rechercher de Lawrence Durrell, founded by Francoise Kestman-Durrell, which has since been sold to l'Université Paris X in Nanterre. The fonds also includes a number of photographs.

Brigham, James A.
John Di Castri fonds
UVICSP SC429 · Fonds · 1918 - 2005

The fonds consists of architectural plans and drawings by Di Castri for homes and buildings in Victoria and other locations in B.C. Fonds also includes notes, correspondence, construction contracts and photographs of commissioned projects, as well as portfolios, proposals, articles about Di Castri, notebooks, and manuscripts.

Di Castri, John A., 1924-2005
John Eggenberger collection
UVICSP SC439 · Collection · 1951 - 2005

The collection consists of three spiral-bound subject files re Canadian naval operations in the 1950's, inlcuding the Korean War and Mediterranean operations.

Eggenberger, John
Rona Murray fonds
UVICSP SC085 · Fonds · 1940 - 2003

The fonds consists firstly, of correspondence, incoming and outgoing (1945-2003): business, personal, and professional, including among the correspondents: Earle Birney, Susan Musgrave, Howard O'Hagan, P. K. Page, Jane Rule, Robin Skelton, Phyllis Webb, George Woodcock, and many others; secondly, of manuscripts of her own work - principally, her many works of poetry, drama, reviews, and prose, including her books: Journey Back To Peshawar ; Memory of Elsewhere-and the play A Family of Sorts. There are also manuscript of some of her colleagues - including J. Michael Yates, Michael Walbank, Theresa Kishkan, and Robin Skelton; thirdly, of materials from several literary organizations that she was involved with, including the Victoria Literary Arts Festival and the League of Canadian Poets - Women's Caucus ; fourthly, of ephemera, including photographs. The fonds consists of correspondence between Rona Murray and Phyllis Serota and a first draft typescript of "Adam and Eve in Middle Age".

Murray, Rona, 1924-2003
Angelo Caravaggio fonds
UVICSP SC415 · Fonds · 2002

The fonds consists of a copy of "The Human Dimension of Compromised Command: Major-General George Kitching and the 4th Canadian Armoured Division in Normandy. [March to August 1944].

Caravaggio, Angelo N.
Edward Peck fonds
UVICSP SC416 · Fonds · 2001

The fonds consists of a typescript of "Cy Peck, V.C.: a biography of a Legendary Canadian" by his son Edward.

Peck, Edward, 1924-
Lawrence Durrell collection
UVICSP SC040 · Collection · 1950 - 2001

The collection consists of correspondence from Durrell to Alfred Perlès, William Woods, John Lehmann, Peter Russell, Tambimuttu (LD's notes on Dylan Thomas in the form of a letter), and others; also included are a corrected proof of "Balthazar"(sent to Perlès); a sketch (1959) by Eve Miller of Henry Miller, Alfred Perlès and Durrell; and, a watercolour by "Oscar Epfs" (pseud. of L. Durrell) done for a record sleeve "Songs of Greece" plus a Xmas card reproduced from the painting in 1964. Alfred Perlès later changed his name to Alfred Barret, and was often addressed by Durrell and Miller as Joe or Joey in their letters to him.

Durrell, Lawrence
Frank Eeley Johnson fonds
UVICSP SC385 · Fonds · ca. 1945-2001

The fonds consists of a photocopy of pages from the "Regimental History of the 2nd Canadian Medium Regiment, R.C.A", bearing Johnson's holograph notes and comments, plus a photocopy of two page note tipped in the back of the book plus a photocopy of a covering letter from Johnson's executor. In addition, there is a clipping of his obituary and two copies of his Memorial program, together with a covering letter.

Johnson, Frank Eeley, 1914-2001
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
Colin John Partridge fonds
UVICSP SC383 · Fonds · 1958 - 2000

The fonds consists of material relating to the production of his books, including correspondence, drafts and proofs. The fonds include Partridge's children's novel Thunderbird (1979), campus centred satirical short stories: Civil Distubances (2000) and Partridge's edition of the novel Will Warburton (1981), by George Gissing. There are also 2 letters from Hugh MacDiarmid (1958), and lecture notes from Dorothy Livesay.

Partridge, C. J.
J. Cecil Berezowski fonds
UVICSP SC419 · Fonds · 1964 - 2000

The fonds consists of papers regarding United Nations peacekeeping operations in Cyprus.

Berezowski, J. Cecil (Julian Cecil)