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Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
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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

Douglas Goldring fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC048
  • Fonds
  • 1900 - 1964

The fonds consists of drafts of his works, including handwritten manuscripts, typescripts and carbon copies with sometimes extensive corrections of much of his published work and several unpublished titles; correspondence from personal friends and publishers; Goldring's letters to the editor; diaries and notebooks, 1903-1960; newspaper clipping files; and a Goldring biography file. Names of correspondents include: Richard Aldington, John Betjeman, T.S. Eliot, Emma Goldman, Aldous Huxley, W.S. Maugham, and Alec and Evelyn Waugh. The largest correspondence files are from Mary Butts, Ethel Mannin and Louis Wilkinson. Also included is a file of correspondence from Betty Duncan to Conal O'Riordan. She later became Goldring's first wife and the mother of his two children

Goldring, Douglas, 1887-1960

Arthur Symons collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC310
  • Collection
  • 1906 - 1929

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Henry Davray (1873-1944) concerning the foreign publication of Symons ' books and a holograph short critical assessment of Robert Browning. Also included is a copy of "Poetry World" (1929; Vol.1, No. 1) which contains a critical article: "Arthur Symons: English Decadent" by Richard Johns.

Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945

R. N. Green-Armytage collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC218
  • Collection
  • 1907 - 1954

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing theatre programmes of plays, in which the Green-Armytages appeared, and clippings. The clippings are concerned with: Roman Catholicism, mostly about the"Catholic Controversy" of 1913; the works, career, and trial of Oscar Wilde together with the subsequent career and trials of Lord Alfred Douglas. In addition, there is a small amount of material concerning Hilaire Belloc. Included are two clippings of Belloc poems, a handwritten letter from Belloc to the Bishop of Clifton, two handwritten letters from the Bishop of Clifton to R. N. Green-Armytage, and two handwritten letters from Belloc to Green-Armytage.

Green-Armytage, R. N. (Robert N.), d. 1966

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

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

Charles John Ffoulkes collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC202
  • Collection
  • 1911

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Viscount Dillon regarding the recent publication of this book and matters concerned in it.

Ffoulkes, Charles John, 1868-1947

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

Sir Herbert Edward Read fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC100
  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1972

The fonds consists primarily of correspondence with many individuals, including Richard Aldington, Wilfred R. Childe, Alex Comfort, Edward Dahlberg, Bonamy and Valentine Dobree, T. S. Eliot, Naum Gabo, Rayner Heppenstall, Barbara Hepworth, David Jones, Jacob Kramer, Percy Wyndham Lewis, Henry Miller, Henry Moore, Frank Morley, Edwin Muir, Ben Nicholson, Alfred R. Orage, George Orwell, Robert Payne, Kathleen Raine, Stephen Spender, Adrian Stokes, Allen Tate, Arthur W. Wheen, George Woodcock and Wilhelm Worringer. Also included are notebooks, worksheets, proofs and mimeographed BBC programs; mostly from the 1950s and 1960s.

Read, Herbert Edward, Sir, 1893-1968

Roger Senhouse fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC158
  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1968

The fonds consist of two typed letters from Bosanquet to Roger Senhouse plus a carbon typed letter to Bosanquet from Senhouse. Senhouse annotated Special Collections' copy of "Henry James at Work". Also included are a carbon typescript transcription of Henry James' dictation, a clipping of Bosanquet's article "The Country of Henry James" from Time and Tide, and photocopied clippings from TLS re: James and Bosanquet.

Senhouse, Roger

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