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.
The fonds consists of RCAF Pilot's Flying Log Book, written by Rolls while at No. 6 Elementary Flying Training School (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan), 1941; RCAF Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, while Rolls was at No. 3 Air Observer School, Regina, No. 12 Observers G.R. Course (1942), and with RCAF Squadrons, 1942-1945, including copies of messages from Eastern Air Command and monthly analysis of flying and proficiency assessments. Fonds includes various loose enclosures.
The fonds consists of historical notes, student notes, PhD research data on squid and sardines (including photographic data), lecture notes by subject, and course notes; and files from: Victoria College Biology Department (1958-67), Victoria College Building Committee (1957-58), Victoria College Faculty Association (1952-63), Victoria College Board (1957-63), and Victoria College Faculty and Staff Association, (1949-55).
The collection consists of a printed invitation to Auden's birthday party in 1961 plus carbon and Xerox copies of typed letters and holographic notes from Pulitzer Prize administration to Auden listing books sent to him as a member of the Poetry Jury.
The collection consists of photographs and postcards from Africa, South East Asia, China, Japan, and Korea. Those items from China and surrounding countries appear to be from about the time of The Boxer Rebellion. Only one photograph is dated ( a Korean one -1899). Also included is a copy of the "Gaelic Roller". The S.S. Gaelic appears to have been an American vessel on a journey from Honolulu to the Philippines. The ship's 'paper' has as its editors J. S. MacNider (Shanghai), Grant Wallace (Evening Bulletin, San Francisco), and H. J. Whigham (Morning Post, London). They have signed the front page. The copy is a holograph paste-up version.