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Kathleen Raine collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC098
  • Collection
  • 1913-1998

The collection consists mainly of material generated in the process of publishing the book Yeats the Initiate (1986), consisting of typescripts, drafts, paste-ups, illustrations, and proofs; plus correspondence, mainly to Liam Miller at the Dolmen Press.

Raine, Kathleen, 1908-2003

Margaret Shepherd collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC300
  • Collection
  • 1987 - 1989

The collection consists mainly of Shepherd's unpublished typescripts concerning her family history in France and Italy, England, and Ireland: "The Illustrious De Verduns" (paperbound, corrected); "A Journey Into Time Past" (Beaumont family, paperbound); "The Diaries of my Grandmother, Margaret Emily Cooke [nee Verdin] (paperbound, corrected). Also included is a pamphlet "Joseph Verdin and Sons, Salt Proprietors" by Mary Rochester; correspondence (1989-1990) between the author, Gray Campbell (Gray's Publishing), Judge Monty Tyrwhitt-Drake, and Special Collections; a National Gallery photograph of "The Beaumont Family by George Romney" (painted ca. 1778-82); and some typed "De Verdun and Verdin pedigrees".

Shepherd, Margaret R. G. (Margaret Rohesia Gundred)

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

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

Robert Graves collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC050
  • Collection
  • 1934 - 1970

The collection consists of Graves' autograph diary (1935-1939), with enclosures including letters from his children, photographs, clippings, and transcripts of poems, articles and letters; correspondence written by Graves to various people, including Isla Cameron, Selwyn Jepson, Aemilia Laracuen, Andrew Mylett, and Raphael Patai; poetry worksheets (1965-1970) and prose and poetry worksheets (1970); manuscripts including essays, reviews, forewords, prefaces, articles, lectures, and for the works "King Jesus", "The Anger of Achilles", "Hebrew Myths: The Book of Genesis", "Greek Gods and Heroes", "An Ancient Castle", "La Luna de los Perros", and "Juvenalia and Other Poems"; photographs; and drawings of Majorca by Paul Hogarth. The collection is arranged in lots as its various parts were acquired not as a single purchase but from different book dealers at different times. The collection also consists of a copy of a letter from Robert Graves to UBC chemist Lionel Harrison with sample pages from the poetry book it refers to. The collection also consists of a portrait of RG by John Ulbricht done in 1968.

Graves, Robert, 1895-1985

Stephen Pettit collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC281
  • Collection
  • 1969

The collection consists of a letter to an unknown correspondent in Canada. In the letter, he mentions his wartime training in Canada. He also sends him his second book of poems and requests a brief review.

Pettit, Stephen Lewis Ingham

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

Colin Wilson collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC322
  • Collection
  • 1952 - 1965

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to his mother (small piece torn out with slight loss of text); a typed, signed letter to Mr. Mills; a handwritten letter from Sidney Campion to Ernest Rasdall re Campion's book "The World of Colin Wilson", 21 clippings about Colin Wilson, a signed catalogue for Campion's "Third One-Man Exhibition", and 3 leaves of unidentified corrected typescript.

Wilson, Colin, 1931-2013

Vernon Watkins collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC319
  • Collection
  • 1961

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Mr. Rogers.

Watkins, Vernon Phillips, 1906-1967

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