The collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, page proofs, galley proofs, correspondence and original illustrations of early books published by the Dolmen Press, comprising some of the work of about 25 writers. Included among these authors are Austin Clarke, Padraic Colum, Thomas Kinsella, and Richard Murphy. Also included are translations of earlier works in Irish and an edition of one of W. B. Yeats' works.
The fonds includes a scrapbook of clippings and photographs re The World of W. B. Yeats centenary celebration. Also includes theatre programmes from the UK, US and Canada; printed material from the Charles Lamb Society; architectural plans, specifications and related correspondence for an addition to a house on Madrona Drive, North Saanich, B.C.