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Robert Graves collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC050
  • Collection
  • 1934 - 1970

The collection consists of Graves' autograph diary (1935-1939), with enclosures including letters from his children, photographs, clippings, and transcripts of poems, articles and letters; correspondence written by Graves to various people, including Isla Cameron, Selwyn Jepson, Aemilia Laracuen, Andrew Mylett, and Raphael Patai; poetry worksheets (1965-1970) and prose and poetry worksheets (1970); manuscripts including essays, reviews, forewords, prefaces, articles, lectures, and for the works "King Jesus", "The Anger of Achilles", "Hebrew Myths: The Book of Genesis", "Greek Gods and Heroes", "An Ancient Castle", "La Luna de los Perros", and "Juvenalia and Other Poems"; photographs; and drawings of Majorca by Paul Hogarth. The collection is arranged in lots as its various parts were acquired not as a single purchase but from different book dealers at different times. The collection also consists of a copy of a letter from Robert Graves to UBC chemist Lionel Harrison with sample pages from the poetry book it refers to. The collection also consists of a portrait of RG by John Ulbricht done in 1968.

Graves, Robert, 1895-1985

Kathleen Raine collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC098
  • Collection
  • 1913-1998

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

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

Lord Alfred Douglas collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC193
  • Collection
  • 1940 - 1941

The collection consists of two handwritten letters from Lord Alfred Douglas to Mrs. Vane-Tempest (Edith Helen Vane-Tempest-Stewart, Marchioness of Londonderry, 1879-1959), in which he discusses the poems which she sent to him and thanks her for her praise of his own.

Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Lord, 1870-1945

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

Algernon Blackwood collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC156
  • Collection
  • 1908 - 1938

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Laurenz M. Lamont from Martin Secker (Richards Press) re A.B. (Algernon Blackwood), plus photocopies of a handwritten letter to L.M. Lamont and a handwritten postcard to Mrs. Lamont from Blackwood.

Blackwood, Algernon, 1869-1951

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

Richard Church collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC175
  • Collection
  • 1948 - 1953

The collection consists of two typed signed letters to Miss M. Stanley-Wrench about the possible publication of her books of poems.

Church, Richard, 1893-1972

Rhys Davies collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC186
  • Collection
  • 1928

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Charles Lahr. In the letter, he mentions his story? "Waxworks" which he had sent him. He also mentions that he has received a letter from Jack Lindsay, who likes his story "A Bed Of Feathers", which Lindsay hopes to publish in his magazine.

Davies, Rhys, 1901-1978

Cecil Day Lewis collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC189
  • Collection
  • 1929-ca. 1930s

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to "David", in which he mentions Ellery Queen, (Eneas) Dallas, Drinkwater, and Cape's (Jonathan Cape Ltd), and two handwritten poems: "Epitaph for a Knife-Grinder" and "Photograph of a Bacchante" (published in Country Comets [1928]).

Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972

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