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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

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 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

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

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

David Daniell collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC184
  • Collection
  • 1975

The collection consists of a revised typescript with autograph annotations of Daniell's book "The Interpreter's House; a critical assessment of the work of John Buchan".

Daniell, David

E. M. Forster collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC099
  • Collection
  • 1928 - 1968

The collection consists of letters written by Forster to Randall. They concern, firstly, his trip to Rumania, where he stayed with the Randalls; a tour in France in 1928; and his journey home. Later letters include references to such literary people as Herbert Read, Harold Monro and T.S. Eliot, plus a mention of reading James Joyce's "Ulysses". He also refers to his visit to Africa and his sentiments about the Spanish Civil War and W.W.II. Most of the later letters are signed "Morgan".

Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970

Eric Lambert collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC246
  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists a typescript copy of Hiroshima Reef (401 pp.) with holograph corrections and an editor's directions to the printer. In addition, there is a 1 page letter dated March 11 [1966] to "Geoffrey," a pre-publication reader of Hiroshima Reef regarding work needed on the book and Lambert's poor health (Lambert died April 16).

Lambert, Eric, 1921-1966

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