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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

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

Vita Sackville-West collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC294
  • Collection
  • 1932

The collection consists of a typed, signed letter to H. Calverley about the dramatisation of Sackville-West's novel “All Passion Spent”.

Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), 1892-1962

Louis MacNeice collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC259
  • Collection
  • ca. 1949

The collection consists of 2 holograph poems signed “Louis MacNeice” (3 leaves) titled “Memory” and “Self-Knowledge.”

MacNeice, Louis, 1907-1963

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

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

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

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

Wyndham Lewis collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC252
  • Collection
  • 1945-1956

The collection consists of: 2 leaves of typescript with holograph corrections of explanatory notes on the plates for "The Demon of Progress in the Arts" (1954); 10 leaves of typescript with holograph revisions of "Chapter I: The 'Do-Nothing Mode'" (about Lewis' father); 21 leaves of carbon typescript with holograph corrections of chapters 4-6 of "Painting as a Sport" ; 7 leaves of carbon typescript with holograph corrections with a note to "Mrs. Gilliat"; 3 leaves of a holograph review of Swabey's "The English Church and Usury"; 19 leaves of a typescript review with holograph corrections of Harry Slochower's "No Voice is Wholley Lost".

Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957

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