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Book Arts Club of Victoria fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC016
  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 1992

The fonds consists of records relating to the preparation of "Letters from Sooke: A Correspondence Between Sir Herbert Read and George Woodcock", including correspondence of Patrick Healey, Benedict Read, George Woodcock, and Howard Gerwing. Also included are a few bound copies of "Letters from Sooke" and a quantity of unbound leaves.

Book Arts Club of Victoria

Philobiblion fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC368
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1940-1990

The fonds consists of correspondence generated in course of business along with invoices and inventories. Some correspondence, such as that of Kathleen Raine, includes extended exchanges beyond that required for business purposes. Additionally, some manuscript material acquired by the business is included: i.e. Patrick Creagh, Derek Mahon, and Patrick McCartan's typescripts of letters from W. B. Yeats and Oliver St. John Gogarty.

Philobiblion (Victoria, B.C.)

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

Peter Russell fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC293
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 1972

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter from Miron Grindea (Adam International); photocopies of typescript poems and translations (numbered and signed by Russell); reprint and photocopied typescript of two articles; photocopies of revised typescript and extracts from "Ephemeron" (also numbered and signed by Russell).

Russell, Peter, 1921-2003

Cyril James Fox fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC404
  • Fonds
  • 1920 - 2008

The fonds consists of four series:

Series 1: The Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) series is a subject file compiled and arranged by C. J. Fox related to the Wyndham Lewis biography his writing and his art. It contains photocopies of several Lewis manuscripts and typescripts (some unpublished) and correspondence, articles, clippings, lectures, obituaries, reviews on Lewis and his books. There are photographs of Wyndham Lewis and his art, and correspondence to CJF with Froanna (Gladys Anne Wyndham Lewis) and other writers: Richard Aldington, Roy Campbell, about T.S. Eliot with Valerie Eliot; photocopies of Ezra Pound's war letters to Lewis), V.S. Pritchett, Kathleen Raine, Martin Seymour-Smith and George Woodcock. Correspondence with other critics and editors include: Walter Allen, Elliott Baker, D.G. Bridson, Robert Chapman, Geoffrey Grigson, Frank Kermode, Hugh Kenner, Bernard Lafoucade, Jeffrey Meyers, Paul O'Keefe, Hugh Gordon Porteous, W.K. Rose and E.W. F. Tomlin. There are also correspondence with WL art collector: Walter Michel and WL book collector Hugh Anson-Cartwright as well as file on artist and friend of WL, Michael Ayrton. There is also correspondence, book reviews, clippings and photocopies about specific publications, such as The Art of Being Ruled, The Apes of God and the C.J. Fox edited, Journey into Barbary. This is correspondence with people who Fox contacted or collaborated with. There are files on some of CJF's Lewis-related activities, such as exhibitions and publications and on particular subjects such as Wyndham Lewis in Canada (which includes letters from Lord Beaverbrook, Paul Martin Senior, Alex Colville, A.Y. Jackson to C.J. Fox), Notting Hill Gate (the "Rotting Hill" exhibition on three great men), World War I and Vorticism.

Series 2: the General series consists of more subject files containing correspondence, typescripts, manuscripts, photographs and research material pertaining to the other authors in the collection: Richard Aldington (including RA correspondence with A.S. Frere (photocopies) and files on Aldington's relations with Hilda Doolittle and T.E. Lawrence. There is also CJF correspondence about Aldington with Norman T Gates, Alison Palmer, E.G Roberts and David Wilkinson. This series also includes files on other writers collected by CJF: C.M Doughty, Ford Maddox Ford, Paul Fussell, Germans (Ernst Junger and Gottfried Benn), Xavier Herbert, Samuel Hynes, Robinson Jeffers, David Jones (including correspondence with Kathleen Raine and Bill Blisset), Hugh MacDiarmid, Graham McInnes, H.L Mencken and Ambrose Bierce, C.E Montague, Lewis Namier, Donald Pearce, William H. Pritchard, Alan Ross, Edmund Wilson and David Wright with more extensive correspondence files between CJF with C.H. Sisson and Julian Symons.

Series 3: The Miscellaneous series consists of clippings, correspondence and other enclosures removed from the Fox book collection and several audio cassettes including Lewis's "Crisis" talk on BBC Radio, a BBC reading by Timothy West from Blasting and Bombardiering and a radio dramatization of The Human Age.

Series 4: Wyndham Lewis related drawings and paintings collected by C.J Fox consists of art work of Wyndham Lewis and Michael Ayrton and Robert Colquhoun collected by Cy Fox. Some are reproductions of book jacket designs, WL paintings and posters produced for Wyndham Lewis exhibitions. There are also two artefacts. WL's table and ash tray which are shown in WL painting of Ezra Pound.

The fonds also consists of material pertaining to The Percy Wyndham Lewis Exhibition at Rugby School; a photograph of Cy Fox; an obituary for Maisie Wyndham Neil; research files pertaining to Wyndham Lewis, Ernst Junger, Corinne McLuhan, Vorticism, and Ezra Pound; a promotional video for The Lion and the Fox Exhibition; material pertaining to the National Portrait Gallery exhibition "Wyndham Lewis Portraits".

Fox, C. J. (Cyril James), 1931-

Douglas Goldring fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC048
  • Fonds
  • 1900 - 1964

The fonds consists of drafts of his works, including handwritten manuscripts, typescripts and carbon copies with sometimes extensive corrections of much of his published work and several unpublished titles; correspondence from personal friends and publishers; Goldring's letters to the editor; diaries and notebooks, 1903-1960; newspaper clipping files; and a Goldring biography file. Names of correspondents include: Richard Aldington, John Betjeman, T.S. Eliot, Emma Goldman, Aldous Huxley, W.S. Maugham, and Alec and Evelyn Waugh. The largest correspondence files are from Mary Butts, Ethel Mannin and Louis Wilkinson. Also included is a file of correspondence from Betty Duncan to Conal O'Riordan. She later became Goldring's first wife and the mother of his two children

Goldring, Douglas, 1887-1960

Herbert Palmer collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC274
  • Collection
  • ca. 1925

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Hugh l'Anson Fausset about Palmer's “Songs of Salvation, Sin, and Satire”.

Palmer, Herbert E. (Herbert Edward), b. 1880

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

Lionel Adey fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC427
  • Fonds
  • 1920 - 1997

The fonds consists of research files pertaining to C. S. Lewis and Owen Barfield, including manuscripts and manuscript copies, photocopies of articles and newsletters, research notes, correspondence between Lionel Adey and Owen Barfield and photocopies of correspondence between Barfield and C. S. Lewis.

Adey, Lionel

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

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