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Henry Miller collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC082
  • Collection
  • 1935 - 1979

The collection consists of correspondence including: letters and postcards to Alfred Perlès, letters and postcards to Graham Ackroyd, letters to Father Brocard Sewell, and miscellaneous letters to and from publishers and others. Also included are watercolours, sketches, and photographs plus typescripts, with holograph corrections, for "Max", "Quiet Days in Clichy", Miller's preface to "Hollywood Hallucination" by Parker Tyler, "This Is My Answer", and "Just Wild About Harry".

Miller, Henry, 1891-1980

Michael Fraenkel collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC126
  • Collection
  • 1945 - 1951

The collection consists of correspondence from Michael Fraenkel to Jasper Wood on literary matters, containing many references to Henry Miller.

Fraenkel, Michael, 1896-1957

Leonard Bacon collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC146
  • Collection
  • 1941 - 1967

The collection consists of two letters from the poet to George and Florence Noyes concerning his preparation of foreign language dictionaries for the U.S. Army and two from Patty Bacon (wife) on personal matters. All the correspondence is from 1941, the year Leonard Bacon won the Pulitzer prize. Also included is a clipping (obit of Martha Bacon, ie. “Patty”) from 1967.

Bacon, Leonard, 1887-1954

Lawrence Ferlinghetti collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC201
  • Collection
  • 1967

The collection consists of a typed, signed letter to Alan Marlowe, on behalf of City Light Books. In the letter, Ferlinghetti refers to his trip to New Mexico and the “hippie” situation there. He also requests him to send copies of his books “Huncke's Journal” and “Love Poems From The Middle Latin”, as they are running out of copies. He refers to Timothy Leary's “1000 Prayers” and requests him to send as many as possible.

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Allen Ginsberg collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC213
  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists of a handwritten postcard to Ted Berrigan.

Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997

Kenneth Koch collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC244
  • Collection
  • [19--]

The collection consists of a one page letter to Gail [Dunsbery?] regarding the sale of periodical issues.

Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002

Anaïs Nin collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC271
  • Collection
  • 1957

The collection consists of a 2 page/1 leaf holograph note to Oscar Baradinsky (Alicat Books, Yonkers), envelope dated April 20, 1957.

Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977

Aram Saroyan collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC296
  • Collection
  • 1970

The collection consists mainly of a photocopied typescript of Aram Saroyan's "Cloth: an electric novel". Also included are a handwritten letter to Tom Clark re "Cloth" and mentioning Ted Berrigan, Paul Carroll, Steve Katz, and Philip Whalen; a corrected typescript signed by Tom Clark which seems to be intended as a preface to "Cloth"; clippings from "Poetry (Chicago)" of Aram Saroyan selection of material from Louis Zukovsky; and a clipping from Rolling Stone? of a picture of Randy Newman.

Saroyan, Aram

Ernest Thompson Seton collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC299
  • Collection
  • 1931

The collection consists of a typed, signed letter to J. R. Lowther, responding to Lowther's letter re natural history conditions in British Columbia.

Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946