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Alfred Bergan collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC154
  • Collection
  • ca. 1941

The collection consists of 2 typescript articles: on James Joyce and on John Stanislaus Joyce, plus a manuscript of the article on James Joyce.

Bergan, Alfred, 1887-1941

Derek Mahon collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC350
  • Collection
  • 1968

The collection consists of a set of page proofs of “The Night Crossing”.

Mahon, Derek, 1941-

George William Russell collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC106
  • Collection
  • 1895 - 1935

The collection consists mostly of correspondence from Russell about his social and literary activities. The vast majority of this correspondence is to William K. Magee. There are a few letters to Charles Weekes, Robert Graves, and Miss Buxton. In addition, there is a letter from AE's son Diarmuid Russell to Magee re Magee's proposed biography of AE and a photocopy of a letter (transcript) to Judge Richard Campbell from Dudley Digges re Campbell's broadcast "Farewell to AE". Other materials include a few clippings about AE (obit etc.) and an undated b/w photo of AE.

Russell, George William, 1867-1935

Katherine Tynan collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC315
  • Collection
  • 1909 - 1925

The collection consists of three handwritten letters to Arthur St. John Adcock concerning her reviews of various books. Also included is a letter to Mrs. Smith.

Tynan, Katharine, 1861-1931

Lady Gregory collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC329
  • Collection
  • 1922

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Sydney Cockerell. A transcription provided by Anthony Rota is also included.

Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932

Patrick Kavanagh collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC237
  • Collection
  • 1952 - 1962

The collection consists of autograph manuscript of The Great Hunger and Self-Portrait. The Great Hunger is 58 recto pages on 23x18 cm sheets. The poem is a fair copy that has some corrections; it was first published by the Cuala Press, 1942. Self-portrait is in a lined 20x16 cm notebook on 31 recto pages and titled “Patrick Kavanagh 1962 Self-Portrait”; some words are corrected.

Kavanagh, Patrick, 1904-1967

Seumas O'Sullivan collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC307
  • Collection
  • 1940

The collection consists of a mimeographed, signed letter from Starkey to Magee. In the letter, he thanks him for the note on "The Avatars", which he will print in his next issue (Jan.-Mar.). The letter accompanied a complimentary copy of his "Collected Poems".

O'Sullivan, Seumas, 1879-1958

W. B. Yeats collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC327
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 1965

The collection consists of a handwritten letter by Yeats to A. J. Leventhal, together with its envelope and a handwritten letter to an unidentified businessman, possibly a book seller; a hand coloured card from the Cuala Press (no.148) of "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"; typescript of "The World of W.B. Yeats: Essays in Perspective" edited by Skelton and Saddlemyer (incomplete set), together with a pre-publication copy of the book.

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939