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Canadian literature--20th century
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Bill Hoffer collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC423
  • Collection
  • 1976 - 1997

The collection consists of a clipping re Hoffer, correspondence.

Hoffer, William, 1944-1997

Al Purdy fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC420
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1999

The fonds consists of correspondence from Lorna Crozier, William Deverell, Kuldip Gill, Martin Gray, Eldon Grier, George Johnston, Peter Trower, Miriam Waddington, George Woodcock and William New. Signed manuscript of Purdy's poem "Winter at Roblin Lake".

Purdy, Al, 1918-2000

Robin Blaser fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC418
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The fonds consists of a VHS videocassette.

Blaser, Robin

Brian Brett fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC384
  • Fonds
  • - 2000

The fonds consists firstly, of correspondence from many well known writers such as Margaret Atwood, Doug Beardsley, bill bissett, George Bowering, Marilyn Bowering, Robert Bringhurst, Barry Callaghan, Lorna Crozier, William Deverell, Timothy Findley, John Glassco, Robert Harlow, David Homel, Patrick Lane, Dennis Lee, Charles Lillard, Dorothy Livesay, Susan Musgrave, John Newlove, Sharon Olds, Michael Ondaatje, P.K. Page, George Payerle, Al Purdy, Joe Rosenblatt, Jane Rule, Jane Urqhuhart, and Sean Virgo. It is arranged in alphabetic series. Secondly, there are prose and poetry manuscripts. These are roughly divided into poetry and prose, with some large sections of late drafts intact. Thirdly, there are materials relating to the Writer's Union of Canada, Writers in Electronic Residence, political press clippings, material about his libel trial, and miscellaneous printed material.

Brett, Brian

Colin John Partridge fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC383
  • Fonds
  • 1958 - 2000

The fonds consists of material relating to the production of his books, including correspondence, drafts and proofs. The fonds include Partridge's children's novel Thunderbird (1979), campus centred satirical short stories: Civil Distubances (2000) and Partridge's edition of the novel Will Warburton (1981), by George Gissing. There are also 2 letters from Hugh MacDiarmid (1958), and lecture notes from Dorothy Livesay.

Partridge, C. J.

Garnett Weston fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC378
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 1979

The fonds consists of poetry and prose typescripts, correspondence, and clippings.

Weston, Garnett, 1890-1980

Wendy Morton fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC356
  • Fonds
  • 1970-present

The fonds consists of poetry and other writing works by Morton, video cassettes, CDs, and photographs from writing workshops that Morton attended, notebooks containing correspondence, planning, and writing. The Elder Project was a job that Morton worked on that involved going around to various First Nations communities to collect stories and poems from First Nations Elders as they shared their stories with their younger generations. The collected poems were then printed into small booklets. The fonds consists of the manuscripts and transcripts of these booklets, some of the booklets themselves, as well as permission release forms.

Morton, Wendy, 1940-

Audrey Alexandra Brown fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC335
  • Fonds
  • 1904 - 1998

The fonds consists of manuscripts published and unpublished, which include juvenilia, poetry and story drafts, and the author's annual holograph gatherings of completed poems. The fonds includes public addresses, children's stories, periodical off prints, page proofs of A Dryad in Nanaimo, reviews, family and biographical items, photographs, certificates, recordings of poems set to music, a printers plate, biographical material, and correspondence. Correspondence includes 34 letters from former Prime Minister Robert Borden. Artwork often accompanies juvenilia verse and later children's stories; the media used include: ink on paper illustrations, pencil sketches, and watercolour drawings. Newspaper clippings include the author's columns, stories and poems. Also included are photocopies of 60 letters written by Audrey Brown to Professor Pelham Edgar (1929-47). The originals are in the Pelham Edgar collection at Victoria University, Toronto. The fonds also consists of: newspaper clippings and biographical material re Audrey Alexandra Brown and her family; correspondence between Brown and Pelham Edgar; correspondence between Brown and Earle Birney; correspondence from Martin Burrell to Pelham Edgar re Brown; manuscripts by Brown.

Brown, Audrey Alexandra, 1904-1998

E. J. Pratt collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC286
  • Collection
  • 1930

The collection consists of a menu "A Complimentary Dinner to Professor E.J. Pratt M.A., Ph.D., upon the occasion of the launching of 'The Roosevelt And The Antinoe'. It is autographed on the front cover by Hugh Eayrs, Charles G.D. Roberts, and Ned Pratt.

Pratt, E. J. (Edwin John), 1882-1964

Michael Ondaatje collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC272
  • Collection
  • ca. 1969

The collection consists of a Xerox copy of the original typescript for projected publication, with a letter dated October 10th, 1969, (1 p. part holograph, signed) from the author to Alan Brilliant (Unicorn Press) about the possibility of publication of "The Man with seven toes" in the U.S. There is a carbon copy of Alan Brilliant's reply.

Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-

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