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Cyril Connolly collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC177
  • Collection
  • 1964

The collection consists of a handwritten review of “Poems Ancient and Modern” by Peter Porter, “Sjambok” by Douglas Livingstone, “The Loss of India” by Zulfikar Ghose, “Londoners” by Gavin Ewart, “Old Savage, Young City” by Nathaniel Tarn, and “This Cold Universe” by Patric Dickinson.

Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974

Cyril James Fox fonds

  • CA UVICARCH 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 It contains photocopies of several Lewis manuscripts and typescripts (some unpublished) and correspondence, articles, clippings, lectures, obituaries, reviews on Lewis and his books.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-

David Daniell collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC184
  • Collection
  • 1975

The collection consists of a revised typescript with autograph annotations of Daniell's book "The Interpreter's House; a critical assessment of the work of John Buchan".

Daniell, David

E. M. Forster collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC099
  • Collection
  • 1928 - 1968

The collection consists of letters written by Forster to Randall. They concern, firstly, his trip to Rumania, where he stayed with the Randalls; a tour in France in 1928; and his journey home. Later letters include references to such literary people as Herbert Read, Harold Monro and T.S. Eliot, plus a mention of reading James Joyce's "Ulysses". He also refers to his visit to Africa and his sentiments about the Spanish Civil War and W.W.II. Most of the later letters are signed "Morgan".

Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970

Eric Lambert collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC246
  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists a typescript copy of Hiroshima Reef (401 pp.) with holograph corrections and an editor's directions to the printer. In addition, there is a 1 page letter dated March 11 [1966] to "Geoffrey," a pre-publication reader of Hiroshima Reef regarding work needed on the book and Lambert's poor health (Lambert died April 16).

Lambert, Eric, 1921-1966

George Bernard Shaw collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC113
  • Collection
  • 1889 - 1934

The collection consists of manuscript material, consisting of a carbon typescript, corrected of "An Explanation" (being the preface to Shaw's edition of the Shaw-Ellen Terry correspondence); a manuscript of "Motives of Socialism"; and marked proofs for "Shaw Speaks on War" (a transcript of a short wave broadcast in 1937). Also included is correspondence with Elbridge Adams, Hubert Bland, William Archer, William J. Pickerell, and Harold Laski, together with correspondence from Janet Achurch to Hubert Bland. There is also a small amount of ephemera.

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

Gordon Bottomley collection

  • CA UVICARCH 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

Harvey Darton fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC185
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1931

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to Joan. Mackail (J.W.?) is mentioned in the letter.

Darton, F. J. Harvey (Frederick Joseph Harvey), 1878-1936

James Brigham fonds

  • CA UVICARCH 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.

James Hanley collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC225
  • Collection
  • 1934

The collection consists of a 3 page hls James Hanley to Penllwyn Lynant responding to Lynant about Hanley's book Ebb and Flood.

Hanley, James, 1901-1985

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