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Only top-level descriptions Collection Authors, Canadian--20th century--Correspondence
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A. M. Klein collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC243
  • Collection
  • 1948

The collection consists of a one page holograph letter signed, to Mr. Crawley regarding poetry publications and Klein's work on Joyce's Ulysses.

Klein, A. M. (Abraham Moses), 1909-1972

Agnes Laut collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC251
  • Collection
  • 1929-1933

The collection consists of 3 letters (4 leaves) to Maude E. McVicker from Winnipeg, Manitoba and Wassiac, New York about Laut's books.

Laut, Agnes Christina, 1871-1936

Bill Hoffer collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC423
  • Collection
  • 1976 - 1997

The collection consists of a clipping re Hoffer, correspondence.

Hoffer, William, 1944-1997

Marjorie Pickthall collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC282
  • Collection
  • 1910 - 1916

The collection consists of a handwritten letter (1910) to Mrs. Edgar (Pelham?) referring to her mother's death and asking " if you could see your way ...to leaving me out of your anthology entirely." Also included is a handwritten "fair copy" of four Pickthall poems ( "Gold Dawn", Song from "Little Hearts", Song from "The Sleeping Fawn", and "Birds at Evening") together with a dealer's description on an envelope

Pickthall, Marjorie L. C. (Marjorie Lowry Christie), 1883-1922

Michael Ondaatje collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC272
  • Collection
  • ca. 1969

The collection consists of a Xerox copy of the original typescript for projected publication, with a letter dated October 10th, 1969, (1 p. part holograph, signed) from the author to Alan Brilliant (Unicorn Press) about the possibility of publication of "The Man with seven toes" in the U.S. There is a carbon copy of Alan Brilliant's reply.

Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-

Nellie McClung collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC263
  • Collection
  • 1925 - 1940

The collection consists of 3 accessions:
Acc. 1991-076 comprises: a tls from "your fellow writer, Nellie L. McClung" to George Bugnet, Dec. 9, 1931, mentions sending a copy of her "new book"; a Christmas broadsheet poem signed "R. W. and Nellie McClung" with a printed photo attached of the McClung's titled "At the Great Divide, August 1932" and 6 newspaper clippings.
Acc. 1996-016 comprises items from J. and D. Gilbert's collection from Nellie McClung's personal library and papers (see note). Included are: a Christmas card with holograph verse to "Mr. and Mrs. McClung" signed James L. Hughes; a poem clipping titled "To My Dear Friends: Who made my 75th Birthday the Happiest of my my long list of Birthdays" with Hughes's comment, "Nearly nine years ago"; a 1 page hls ,"Dec. 28.", to McClung from Hughes; a 1 page holo. Christmas poem by Hughes inscribed: "Nellie McClung, Christmas 1926"; a 2 page hls to Nellie McClung from Hughes dated Feb. 11; a 1 page typed poem titled "Ten Years Ago" dated Bruges, July 27, 1925 by Hughes; a 1 page hls, Jan. 8, 1940, to Nellie McClung from Emile Vaillancourt; a 1 page reprint from The Liberal Advocate, Toronto, August 1940 by Emile Vaillancourt with holograph presentation from author; a 1 page tls, August 14, 1926, to Nellie McClung from W. V. Newson re: Newson's book "A Vale of Luxor"; 2 page hls, Aug 24, 1925, from Thomas O' Hagan to Nellie McClung; 3 page hls, Jan. 18, 1931, from Mary Elizabeth Colman to Nellie McClung (tipped in Colman' s The Immigrants); 2 page CBC reprint, April 22, 1940 broadcast by Lady Nanton, "Spiritual Values on the Home Front" ; clippings.
Acc. 2000-086 consists of a Mar. 22nd [1939?] hls, "Nellie L. McC." with holo note, to Isabel Mitchell accepting an invitation to visit, and a June 24, 1939 tls from McClung to Isabel Mitchell referring to her brother's book. Her brother, Rev. Thomas H. Mitchell, wrote "The Drama of Life" (1922) with a preface by McClung.

McClung, Nellie L., 1873-1951

R. G. Everson collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC199
  • Collection
  • 1969

The collection consists of a typewritten letter to Alan Brilliant (Unicorn Press), together with its envelope. In the letter, he mentions Dudek, Gnarowski, Siebrasse, and Gabrielle Roy. Also included is a copy of a mailer for Everson's book “The dark is not so dark”, with Everson's handwritten instructions inside.

Everson, R. G., 1903-1992

Timothy Findley collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC203
  • Collection
  • 1959

The collection consists of a handwritten postcard to Moira (Troup), a former employee of the McPherson Library, University of Victoria. It is signed “Tiff”. In addition, there are two theatre programmes, which feature both Troup and Findley in the respective casts: Crest Theatre Foundation (Toronto) production of The Entertainer by John Osborne, and The Straw Hat Players (Port Carling) in Escapade By Roger MacDougal (Findley also directed), plus a hc from “Tiff”.

Findley, Timothy

Watson Kirkconnell collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC242
  • Collection
  • 1935

The collection consists of a 2 page, 1 leaf letter to Professor [George R.] Noyes explicating Kirkconnel's poem “The Way of a Scholar".

Kirkconnell, Watson, 1895-1977