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Robin Skelton fonds
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Betjeman, John

Betjeman, John. 11 in, 1961-1968, 9 tls., 2 als.; 3 out, 1968, 1973, carbons. Includes 4 newspaper clippings dealing with Betjeman and his work, 1966-1972, and memo from Dean Halliwell, U. Vic. Librarian, to R.S., 1975, re. acquisition of Betjeman's papers by U. Vic.

Good, Maurice

Good, Maurice. 35 in, 1978, 21 tls., 14 als.; 6 out, 1973-1980, carbons. Includes clippings relating to Good's performance in "John Synge Comes Next" and autographed poster advertising "John Synge Comes Next"; tss. of poems by Good, 3 leaves.

Robin Skelton fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC114
  • Fonds
  • 1909 - 1996

The fonds consists of records produced by Skelton during the course of his life and career, documenting his activities as a poet, scholar, teacher, prose fiction writer, critic, editor and white witch. Records relate to activities including his co-founding of the University of Victoria Department of Creative Writing, his editorship of "The Malahat Review", his involvement with the Lotus Press in England and the Pharos Press and Sono Nis Press in Victoria, his collaboration with Ann Saddlemyer on the "Collected Works of J. M. Synge" and "The World of W. B. Yeats", a symposium and exhibition held in 1965 honouring the centenary of Yeats' birth, and his association with such writers as Wilfred Rowland Childe and Bonamy Dobree. Skelton's correspondents include T. S. Eliot, W.H. Auden, Robert Graves, Margaret Atwood, Earle Birney, Bonamy Dobree, Paul Theroux, Kathleen Raine and many others.

Skelton, Robin, 1925-1997

Smith, Janet Adam

Smith, Janet Adam. 6 in, 1958-1959, tls. Includes 2 clippings of book reviews written by R.S.: Heart of Grace by Theodore Roethke; books by Roy Fuller, Minou Drouet, Patrick Galvin, Donald Davie and Gordon Wharton.