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Aldous Huxley collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC233
  • Collection
  • 1930

The collection consists of a one page typed letter signed to an unknown correspondent Sept. 8. 1930 regarding the letters of D. H. Lawrence which Huxley was then editing.

Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963

Aleister Crowley fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC181
  • Fonds
  • 1947

The fonds consists of a typed signed letter to Mr. Bunting re the publication of Crowley's manuscript "Magick Without Tears". Bunting was associated with a publishing firm. He asks him to send the manuscript to John Symons.

Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947

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

Andrew Soutar collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC303
  • Collection
  • 1928

The collection consists of one handwritten and seven typed, signed letters to W. Harrison together with one typed, signed letter response. The letters are mostly concerned with the topic of spiritualism. Soutar refers to Henry Ford, Dawson Scott, Sir Oliver Lodge, Walter de la Mare, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Soutar, Andrew, 1879-1941

Arthur Russell fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC105
  • Fonds
  • 1968 - 1969

The fonds consists primarily of typescripts, together with a proof copy and dust jacket of "Ruth Pitter: Homage to a Poet"[1969]. In addition, there is some correspondence to Russell from some of the potential contributors to the book, including John Betjeman, Philip Larkin, Norman MacCaig, John Masefield, and Iris Murdoch.

Russell, Arthur Wolseley

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

Barry MacSweeney fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC260
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1970

The fonds consists of a 14 page typescript carbon hand-stapled chapbook 21x26 cm, with holograph corrections. The holograph ink titlepage states: “12 poems -- Barry MacSweeney”.

MacSweeney, Barry

Brocard Sewell fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC112
  • Fonds
  • 1922 - 1963

The fonds consists mainly of correspondence (1942-63) from various writers and contributors to the Aylesford Review. Included among the correspondents are: Terence I.F. Armstrong (John Gawsworth), John Betjeman, Shelagh Delaney, Joseph Delteil, Eleanor Farjeon, Graham Greene, Alyse Gregory (widow of L. Powys), Arthur Machen, John Cowper Powys, Stevie Smith, Una Troubridge, Sylvia Townsend Warner and Louis Wilkinson. Also included in the fonds is a small amount of earlier correspondence from G.K. Chesterton to Father Vincent McNabb (1926) and from Eric Gill to Clare Pepler (1922-25).

Sewell, Brocard

C. S. Lewis collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC250
  • Collection
  • 1939

The collection consists of a 2 page hls., dated April 13, 1939, to Raymond Wilson Chambers (1874-1942) about the latter's book Man's Unconquerable Mind. Lewis comments on literature, literary history, and mentions Neville Coghill and alludes to Tolkien's health.

Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963

Christopher Isherwood collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC234
  • Collection
  • 1970 - 1971

The collection consists of 2 holograph signed aerograms to Audrey Watson in response to a request for an autograph; one letter alludes to the author's current activities.

Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986

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