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Fort Henry Prisoner of War Camp collection

  • UVICSP SC365
  • Collection
  • 1941 - 1944

The collection consists of photographs of cartoons of "A Day in Fort Henry" plus a few others, together with the negatives. Also included is a photocopy of "Das Deutsche Lied: Volkslieder, Heft 1" and a few pages of other photocopied material in German, including some pictures of Hitler.

University of Victoria Special Collections fonds

  • UVICSP SC364
  • Fonds
  • 1982

The fonds consists of the raw videotape footage produced by Special Collections. The interviewees are as follows: tape 1, Tom Hudson; tape 2, George Woodcock with Howard Gerwing; tape 3, Julia Welbourne and George Steggles; tape 4, Robin Skelton with Howard Gerwing.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Library. Special Collections

Charles Bukowski collection

  • UVICSP SC363
  • Collection
  • 1972

The collection consists of a signed photograph of Bukowski.

Bukowski, Charles

W. S. Davidson collection

  • UVICSP SC362
  • Collection
  • 1899 - 1904

The collection consists of photographs and postcards from Africa, South East Asia, China, Japan, and Korea. Those items from China and surrounding countries appear to be from about the time of The Boxer Rebellion. Only one photograph is dated ( a Korean one -1899). Also included is a copy of the "Gaelic Roller". The S.S. Gaelic appears to have been an American vessel on a journey from Honolulu to the Philippines. The ship's 'paper' has as its editors J. S. MacNider (Shanghai), Grant Wallace (Evening Bulletin, San Francisco), and H. J. Whigham (Morning Post, London). They have signed the front page. The copy is a holograph paste-up version.

Davidson, W. S.

Harper family collection

  • UVICSP SC361
  • Collection
  • ca. 1890-1939

The collection consists of two albums of photographs with some supplementary textual material. Included in the first album are photographs of the Memorial Service held at Isandhlwana, Zululand to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Zulu War (1879), plus some photographs of battle locations, taken about the same time. Also included are clippings from various English papers and a handwritten transcription of a relevant passage from Rider Haggard's autobiography. The second album contains photographs taken at various sites (ca.1896) including Teneriffe, Canary Islands; Durban, South Africa, as well as other places in Natal and Zululand; Dar-es-Salam, German East Africa; Zanzibar; Somalia; Aden; Suez Canal & Port Said (Egypt); Naples, Pompeii and Rome, Italy; Switzerland, mostly Lucerne; Paris, France; Madeira. Also included are some tipped-in clippings concerning the death (1879) of the Prince Imperial (called Napoleon IV by French Bonapartists).

Harper family

Sean O'Casey collection

  • UVICSP SC360
  • Collection
  • 1957

The collection consists of a photocopy of a handwritten letter to Marion Petter, together with negatives taken of the letter and envelope.

O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964

Siam photograph collection

  • UVICSP SC359
  • Collection
  • ca. 1884

The collection consists of a photograph album containing photographs of Siam [now Thailand]. The subject of most of them are Siamese people, including the Royal Family. Also included are some shots of Bangkok scenes, houseboats, and Europeans visiting the photographer's house. The hand coloured copperplates are of Switzerland.

Charles Buchanan fonds

  • UVICSP SC358
  • Fonds
  • 1585, 1841

The fonds consists of an Elizabethan indenture (1585) and a Probate of the will & codicil of Charles Thomas Stacey (1841).

Boxer Rebellion photograph collection

  • UVICSP SC357
  • Collection
  • ca. 1900

The collection consists of a photograph album in an Japanese decorated lacquer case, done in the accordion manner. The two figures on the case have ivory heads inset. The album contains fifty 9.5 x 7.5 black and white photographs taken during the early part of the Boxer Rebellion, commencing in June 3 1900. It includes pictures of the destruction houses, larger buildings, railway lines, the capture of Chinese prisoners and various English, German and Japanese troops. Each photograph has its own typeset legend underneath

Wendy Morton fonds

  • UVICSP SC356
  • Fonds
  • 1970

The fonds consists of correspondence and typescripts.

Morton, Wendy, 1940-

J. W. Farris fonds

  • UVICSP SC355
  • Fonds
  • 1964

The fonds consists of two audio tapes of Reg Roy interviewing J. W. Farris. The tapes relate to the political career of George Pearkes and the government of W. L. Mackenzie King.

Farris, John Wallace de Beque, 1878-1970

Robert Lowder Seaborn fonds

  • UVICSP SC354
  • Fonds
  • 1942 - 1945

The fonds consists of 2 microfilms of H/Capt. Rev. R. L. Seaborn's diary.

Seaborn, Robert Lowder, 1911-1993

Shawn Cafferky collection

  • UVICSP SC353
  • Collection
  • 1997

The collection consists of interviews recorded with naval personnel, together with transcripts. The interviews refer to the experimentational squadron VX10, and the testing and use of the Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King helicopter.

Cafferky, Michael Shawn, 1958-2008

R. A. B*** fonds

  • UVICSP SC352
  • Fonds
  • [18--]

The fonds consists of a wash drawing of “R Southey Poet Laureat”.

B***, R. A.

Warwick Deeping collection

  • UVICSP SC351
  • Collection
  • 1939

The collection consists of a set of galley proofs of “Bluewater”, with an accompanying typed, signed letter to C. W. Ellison (Ellison Bookshop) from Borzoi Books (Knopf).

Deeping, Warwick, 1877-1950

Derek Mahon collection

  • UVICSP SC350
  • Collection
  • 1968

The collection consists of a set of page proofs of “The Night Crossing”.

Mahon, Derek, 1941-

Ali Puli fonds

  • UVICSP SC349
  • Fonds
  • 1682

The fonds consists of a 38 leaf 1/4 leather bound volume containing a handwritten translation into English (by F.E.) from a German translation by D.J.O.H. (Helbigius in 1682). The original was written in Arabic. Hand-coloured initial letter at beginning of text, part of text in red ink (leaf 31).

Ali Puli

Austin Clarke collection

  • UVICSP SC348
  • Collection
  • 1961

The collection consists of a set of galley proofs of “Later Poems”.

Clarke, Austin, 1896-1974

Roy S. fonds

  • UVICSP SC347
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The fonds consists of a typewritten volume of poetry; 20 leaves of typescript in a blue cloth notebook.

S., Roy

A. G. Richards fonds

  • UVICSP SC346
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1944

The fonds consists of four photographs: one at The Calgary Herald and three of military groups, two of which are at the Gordon Head Training Camp; a military map of part of Italy; Richards' Service Pay Book; and various clippings, newspapers, and magazines.

Richards, A. G. (Gerald), 1921-

William Okell Holden Dodds fonds

  • UVICSP SC345
  • Fonds
  • 1914 - 1934

The fonds consists of instructional material, much of it technical, pertaining to the training of a divisional artillery and artillery officers; instructions for units proceedings overseas; artillery defence schemes; operation orders, and instructions for activities at the front; including the Ypres area and on the Somme. Notes regarding the establishment of the 4th/ 5th Cdn. Div. Arty.; and relating to forward observation officers (F.O.O.'s); a report covers a visit by Maj. Gen. A. W. Currie to the Verdun battlefield, Jan., 1917. Several instructions relate to the attack on Vimy Ridge: one with maps for Counter Battery operations; reports of the assault April 9,1917; and defence schemes (5th Cdn. Div. Arty) in 1917. There are extracts of instructions for trench mortar officers; material on gunnery, ammunition, maps and air photographs; copies of messages; instruction etc. for Nov. Dec. 1918. There are maps of areas in Germany occupied by the Cdn. Crops. (Cologne and Bonn). Photos relate to Valcartier Camp, 1914, overseas operations including the Western Front and Aerial photos. There is a scrapbook "relating to the life and service of Brig. General W. O. H. Dodds." Others series include military and civilian correspondence and army instruction booklets and pamphlets.

Dodds, William Okell Holden, 1867-1934

Hugh MacIntyre Urquhart fonds

  • UVICSP SC344
  • Fonds
  • 1914 - 1950

The fonds consists of the notes for Colonel Urquhart's history of the 16th Battalion, his personal diaries from 1914 to 1918, correspondence pertaining to his military career, annotated newspaper clippings, various speeches, and a program for a Canadian Expeditionary Forces' Re-union Dinner.

Urquhart, Hugh MacIntyre, 1880-1950

Peter Ferguson Ramsay fonds

  • UVICSP SC343
  • Fonds
  • 1948 - 1984

The fonds consists of invitations received by Brigadier General Ramsay, various programs of events, the itinerary of the 1980 Royal Visit, and a fonds of newspaper clippings.

Ramsay, Peter Ferguson, 1916-2006

Bernard Charles Lunn fonds

  • UVICSP SC342
  • Fonds
  • 1918 - 1971

The fonds consists of the records of Bernard Lunn's military career. It contains hand-written notes on regimental activities. The fonds also includes ephemera collected by Mr. Lunn during the World Wars, programs of the 16th Battalion's re-union dinners, details of his trip to Europe to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Armistice Day, and various newspaper clippings.

Lunn, Bernard Charles, b. 1889

Louis Edney fonds

  • UVICSP SC341
  • Fonds
  • 1900 - 1970

The fonds consists of correspondence to and from Major Louis Edney, and a fonds of newspaper clippings. It also includes a fonds of photographs documenting his army career.

Edney, Louis, 1886-1968

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