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Lawrence Durrell collection

  • UVICSP SC040
  • Collection
  • 1950 - 2001

The collection consists of correspondence from Durrell to Alfred Perlès, William Woods, John Lehmann, Peter Russell, Tambimuttu (LD's notes on Dylan Thomas in the form of a letter), and others; also included are a corrected proof of "Balthazar"(sent to Perlès); a sketch (1959) by Eve Miller of Henry Miller, Alfred Perlès and Durrell; and, a watercolour by "Oscar Epfs" (pseud. of L. Durrell) done for a record sleeve "Songs of Greece" plus a Xmas card reproduced from the painting in 1964. Alfred Perlès later changed his name to Alfred Barret, and was often addressed by Durrell and Miller as Joe or Joey in their letters to him.

Durrell, Lawrence

Dylan Thomas collection

  • UVICSP SC118
  • Collection
  • 1935 - 1953

The collection consists of mainly of correspondence. Most of the letters are from Dylan Thomas to John Lehmann, David (Tennent ?), G.V. Roberts and Clifford Dyment. Also included are letters from Daniel Jones and Vernon Watkins to (G.V.?) Roberts and from Denys (Kilham Roberts?) to Lehmann. The letters relate to personal activities and various literary matters. The other material is ephemera: a b/w postcard of the Augustus John portrait of Dylan Thomas, and a clipping of Thomas' obit. from The Tenby Observer and Country News, Nov. 18, 1953.

Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953

Frank Prince collection

  • UVICSP SC287
  • Collection
  • ca. 1940

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to John Lehmann, together with a handwritten, signed poem "The Hanging Church". Lehmann has written a note on the top of the letter "Yes, I like this", together with his initials.

Prince, F. T. (Frank Templeton), 1912-2003