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English literature--20th century
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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

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

W. S. Graham fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC135
  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 1994

The fonds consists primarily of typescript from "The Nightfishing" used for a radio broadcast; poetry worksheets for "Implements In Their Places", "Malcolm Mooney's Land", and "The Nightfishing"; correspondence with Crieff Williamson and Robin Skelton; and four notebooks, together with Robin Skelton's research notes. Also included is a typescript of "Aimed At Nobody", which was published posthumously, together with related publishing documents and correspondence. The final items are two folders of Graham's artwork and a silk screen portrait of Graham by William Featherston.

Graham, W. S. (William Sydney), 1918-1986

Wyndham Lewis collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC252
  • Collection
  • 1946-1956

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

William Golding collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC215
  • Collection
  • 1970 - 1971

The collection consists of a typed, signed letter to Colin Huggett (concerning Golding's “Free Fall”) together with its envelope. Also included is a handwritten letter to Colin Huggett (about Golding's three novellas, “Envoy Extraordinary”, “The Scorpion God”, and “Clank Clank”) together with its envelope.

Golding, William, 1911-1993

John Cowper Powys collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC097
  • Collection
  • 1953 - 1956

The collection consists of letters written by John Cowper Powys to Alfred Perles and to Henry Miller (about Perles).

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

Sir Herbert Edward Read fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC100
  • Fonds
  • 1918 - 1965

The fonds consists primarily of correspondence with many individuals, including Richard Aldington, Wilfred R. Childe, Alex Comfort, Edward Dahlberg, Bonamy and Valentine Dobree, T. S. Eliot, Naum Gabo, Rayner Heppenstall, Barbara Hepworth, David Jones, Jacob Kramer, Percy Wyndham Lewis, Henry Miller, Henry Moore, Frank Morley, Edwin Muir, Ben Nicholson, Alfred R. Orage, Robert Payne, Kathleen Raine, Stephen Spender, Adrian Stokes, Allen Tate, Arthur W. Wheen, George Woodcock and Wilhelm Worringer. Also included are notebooks, worksheets, proofs and mimeographed BBC programs; mostly from the 1950s and 1960s.

Read, Herbert Edward, Sir, 1893-1968

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