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Cyril Connolly collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC177
  • Collection
  • 1964

The collection consists of a handwritten review of “Poems Ancient and Modern” by Peter Porter, “Sjambok” by Douglas Livingstone, “The Loss of India” by Zulfikar Ghose, “Londoners” by Gavin Ewart, “Old Savage, Young City” by Nathaniel Tarn, and “This Cold Universe” by Patric Dickinson.

Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974

Dylan Thomas collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC118
  • Collection
  • 1935 - 1953

The collection consists of mainly of correspondence. Most of the letters are from Dylan Thomas to John Lehmann, David (Tennent ?), G.V. Roberts and Clifford Dyment. Also included are letters from Daniel Jones and Vernon Watkins to (G.V.?) Roberts and from Denys (Kilham Roberts?) to Lehmann. The letters relate to personal activities and various literary matters. The other material is ephemera: a b/w postcard of the Augustus John portrait of Dylan Thomas, and a clipping of Thomas' obit. from The Tenby Observer and Country News, Nov. 18, 1953.

Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953

Edith Sitwell collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC301
  • Collection
  • 1943 - 1957

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to J. G. Wilson (manager of Bumpus bookstore), sending him an early copy of her "Collected Poems"; and a handwritten letter to George Plank, together with its envelope, inviting him to "my very small tea party" and that she hopes "several of the other poets" will be there.

Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964

Edward Meyerstein collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC264
  • Collection
  • 1937 - 1945

The collection consists of a 2 page hls, May 26, 1937, from Henry Simpson to Meyerstein re: Meyerstein's Briancourt; a 1 page hls, Jan. 13, 1945, from Meyerstein to Henry Simpson; a 1 page, Jan. 29, 1945, incomplete draft typed letter reply to Meyerstein from Henry Simpson about Meyerstein's Azure.

Meyerstein, Edward Harry William, 1889-1952

Ernest Dowson collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC035
  • Collection
  • ca. 1889-1900

The collection consists of transcripts of poems with holographic revisions and notes; correspondence from Dowson to Henry Davray, John Lane, Charles Sayle, Leonard Smithers, and Victor Plarr; copies and typed transcripts of letters from Dowson to John Lane, Conal O'Riordan and Henry Davray, and of letters from R.H. Sherard to O'Riordan about Dowson, after his death.

Dowson, Ernest Christopher, 1867-1900

Frank Prince collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC287
  • Collection
  • ca. 1940

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to John Lehmann, together with a handwritten, signed poem "The Hanging Church". Lehmann has written a note on the top of the letter "Yes, I like this", together with his initials.

Prince, F. T. (Frank Templeton), 1912-2003

Herbert Palmer collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC274
  • Collection
  • ca. 1925

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Hugh l'Anson Fausset about Palmer's “Songs of Salvation, Sin, and Satire”.

Palmer, Herbert E. (Herbert Edward), b. 1880

Jack Squire collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC306
  • Collection
  • 1933

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Francis Meynell (1891-1975).

Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958

John Gawsworth collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC005
  • Collection
  • 1931 - 1970

The collection consists of letters from A.R. Orage, 1933-1934, manuscripts by Armstrong for "Focus" 21, "The Literary Digest", etc. (1945-1970) plus a review, a note, and a mss for "The Poetry Review" by G.S. Fraser, 1950-1952. Also included in the collection are enclosures from "Ten Contemporaries" [1932 & 1933]. These enclosures consist of research material and correspondence: re the publication of the two volumes, and the writers included in them.

Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970

John Godfrey collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC214
  • Collection
  • [192-]

The collection consists of a handwritten poem, "The Prodigal Son".

Godfrey, John B.

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