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Brigit Patmore collection

  • UVICSP SC090
  • Collection
  • ? - 1940

The collection consists of a carbon typescript, with her holograph corrections, of "D.H. Lawrence" (first version) and a carbon typescript, with her holograph corrections, of "W.B. Yeats: Some Memories", together with 2 photographs; one of Patmore and the other of W.B. Yeats, both taken at Rapallo 1928-29. Also included are two explanatory sheets by her son, Derek Patmore. The first is a typescript "Brigit Patmore & D.H. Lawrence", the second a manuscript "Some memories of WB Yeats by Brigit Patmore".

Patmore, Brigit, 1882-1965

Ezra Pound collection

  • UVICSP SC096
  • Collection
  • 1908 - 1961

The collection consists firstly, of poetry manuscripts and proofs including "Personae", "Lustra", and "Canzoni and Ripostes"; secondly, a prose manuscript of "That Audience, or the Bugaboo of the Public"; and thirdly, of correspondence to Elkin Mathews (publisher), St. John Adcock, Harry and Caresse Crosby (Black Sun Press), Louis Zukofsky, The British Union of Fascists, T. S. Eliot, Montgomery Belgion, Michael Harald, Clifford Gessler, and others.

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

John Cowper Powys collection

  • UVICSP SC097
  • Collection
  • 1953 - 1956

The collection consists of letters written by John Cowper Powys to Alfred Perles and to Henry Miller (about Perles).

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

Kathleen Raine collection

  • UVICSP SC098
  • Collection
  • 1983 - 1985

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

E. M. Forster collection

  • UVICSP 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

Laura Riding collection

  • UVICSP SC102
  • Collection
  • ca. 1960-1973

The collection consists of manuscripts and typescripts of essays of Laura Riding (some with holograph corrections), with typed notes by Riding describing them. The collection also includes records relating to the work "The Telling", including typescripts with corrections.

Riding, Laura, 1901-1991

George William Russell collection

  • UVICSP SC106
  • Collection
  • 1895 - 1935

The collection consists mostly of correspondence from Russell about his social and literary activities. The vast majority of this correspondence is to William K. Magee. There are a few letters to Charles Weekes, Robert Graves, and Miss Buxton. In addition, there is a letter from AE's son Diarmuid Russell to Magee re Magee's proposed biography of AE and a photocopy of a letter (transcript) to Judge Richard Campbell from Dudley Digges re Campbell's broadcast "Farewell to AE". Other materials include a few clippings about AE (obit etc.) and an undated b/w photo of AE.

Russell, George William, 1867-1935

George Bernard Shaw collection

  • UVICSP SC113
  • Collection
  • 1889 - 1934

The collection consists of manuscript material, consisting of a carbon typescript, corrected of "An Explanation" (being the preface to Shaw's edition of the Shaw-Ellen Terry correspondence); a manuscript of "Motives of Socialism"; and marked proofs for "Shaw Speaks on War" (a transcript of a short wave broadcast in 1937). Also included is correspondence with Elbridge Adams, Hubert Bland, William Archer, William J. Pickerell, and Harold Laski, together with correspondence from Janet Achurch to Hubert Bland. There is also a small amount of ephemera.

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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

Arabic manuscripts collection

  • UVICSP SC119
  • Collection
  • ca. 1000-1790

The collection consists of six items:
1) En'am-i Serif [Turkish calligraphic manuscript].- consists of several chapters of the Qur'an, Arabic and Ottoman and Turkish prayers, calligraphic rondels and seals, hilyes, and miniature paintings of the Kaba, the Prophet's Mosque at Medina, his personal belongings such as his cloak, prayer beads etc., his hand and foot print and similar images. Special Collections had slides made of this manuscript. A second set of these slides is available in the Slide Library (History in Art Dept.).

2) al-Jazri, Mohammed. - consists of a single leaf from an 18th century religious manuscript, "Hassi Hasin" (Prayer and Contemplation). It is written in Arabic (probably in Turkey) in the Nashki hand. It may be an Ishmaeli text. It is illuminated, gilded and decorated with a floral motif.

3) Firdawsi. Shah Nameh. consists of a single leaf from an 18th century copy.

4) Koran. India. 17th -18th century?

5) Koran. China. 17th -18th century?

6) Maghribi Qur'an (Koran) Bifolium. Late 10th or 11th century. Kufic script.

Military maps collection

  • UVICSP SC122
  • Collection
  • 1898 - 1960

The collection consists primarily of published map series of Europe during World War I and World War II, and several of Asia, Africa, Australia and North America. Some aerial photographs are included.

Henry Moore collection

  • UVICSP SC125
  • Collection
  • 1930 - 1931

The collection consists of Wilenski's correspondence with Henry Moore relating to Wilenski's lectures on modern art and the acquisition of photographs and drawings from Moore.

Moore, Henry, 1898-1986

Michael Fraenkel collection

  • UVICSP 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

Jack Butler Yeats collection

  • UVICSP SC129
  • Collection
  • 1888 - 1942

The collection consists of letters written by Jack B. Yeats to Sarah Purser (1888-1889) and to a Mr. Quinn, humorous sketches, and a sketchbook for "La La Noo" (1942).

Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957

John Butler Yeats collection

  • UVICSP SC130
  • Collection
  • 1884 - 1922

The collection consists of pencil and ink sketches (1884-1885) and letters (with illustrations) to Jack Butler Yeats (1918-1922).

Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922

Richard Roskell Bayne collection

  • UVICSP SC131
  • Collection
  • 1864 - 1884

The collection consists of 735 items, the majority of which are drawings and watercolours produced by Bayne on a European sketching tour in 1864-65 made possible by the Soane Medal award in 1864. Bayne spent four months in France (August-December 1864), sketching Romanesque and Gothic churches at Amiens, Soissons, Noyon, Angers, Toulouse, and along the Loire. Bayne travelled to Spain where he spent three months (Jan. - March 1865) documenting sites in the Pyrenees he believed would soon be lost to warfare and neglect, recording stained glass windows and other architectural details of Gothic and Romanesque structures, and visiting sites with important Moorish architecture. Bayne's Spanish work is the most comprehensive of the collection. He also made careful notations on his drawings and sketches with a complete numbering system, identification of the city, structure and facade, and the date of the work. From Spain, Bayne travelled to Naples where he spent about a week in Sicily. He went on to Greece and Turkey for a month (April - early May 1864), apparently going from Athens to Salonica and south to Constantinople. Many of the drawings are missing from this series, but show his interest in Byzantine churches and Islamic architecture in Greece and Turkey. He returned to Naples for a four month tour of Italy (May - August 1864). The collection includes a few drawings from Pompeii, panoramic views of Rome, architectural drawings of Renaissance and Medieval structures from Rome, Venice, Milan, Florence, Pisa, and Assisi, and sketches of architectural details such as stained glass in Assisi and the Baptistery doors in Florence. In September, 1864, Bayne was in Germany, but only a few of these drawings remain. The information about them is limited as they are dated or numbered, but the sites are not recorded on most. After Bayne accepted a position with the East India Railway Company in 1866, he moved to Calcutta, India. Part of the collection includes sketches he made on tours in India, and illustrates Muslim and Hindu structures in Benares, Delhi, Allahabad, Madras, Ahmadabad, Bombay, Brindabun, Chitor, Moorabad, and Calcutta. At least four structures in India are attributed to Bayne: the East India Railway offices (1881-84), the Huseinabad Clock Tower at Lucknow (1881-85), the Mayo Memorial Hall at Allahabad (1879), and the Thornhill and Mayne Memorial Library at Allahabad (1878). The presentation drawing for the latter structure is included in the collection as a donation from the Port Alberni Historical Society. The other items in the collection include a photograph of Bayne, several covers of his original European notebooks, and two certificates, one of which commemorates his achievement in passing the Voluntary Architectural Examination in 1864 with distinction, and the second certifying his election as an Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Bayne, Richard Roskell, 1827-1901

Amateur Dramatic Club of Calcutta collection

  • UVICSP SC137
  • Collection
  • [1935]

The collection consists of mimeographed scripts for two plays presented by the club at the Empire Theatre, Calcutta, India. The scripts come from the plays' original productions in England, several years earlier. Also included are programmes for the two plays, a clipping containing a review of one play, and a rehearsal list for the other play. The two plays are “Murder on the Second Floor” by Frank Vosper and “The Wind and the Rain” by Merton Hodge.

Amateur Dramatic Club of Calcutta

Military oral history collection

  • UVICSP SC141
  • Collection
  • ca. 1890-2010

The collection consists of records generated by a number of different sources that have been brought together as a collection. The Social Sciences Research Project (1970-75) includes 29 interviews (and transcripts) with Major General The Hon. G. R. Pearkes and significant associates of Pearkes. They cover Pearkes' military career in both World Wars, his political career, particularly as Minister of Defence, and his role in the office of Lieutenant Governor or B.C. (1960-68). Over a number of years, subsequent to the Pearkes interviews, Dr. Roy commissioned several senior students to interview 185 former military personnel, Canadian and Allied. These were funded by the Department of National Defence. The collection offers personal accounts of action in the Great War and in most theatres of the Second War in which Canadians participated, as well as post war peace-time activities in NATO. When Dr. Roy retired in 1988 he gave a number of guest lecture tapes and some C.B.C. military oral history tapes. In 1982, Dr. Barnett B. Singer, a sessional lecturer, donated one interviews with a holocaust survivor, Mr. William Jacobs of Victoria. In 1983, Dr. David Stafford donated nine research interviews (and transcripts) for a book that he was doing on clandestine operations in World War II. In 1984, Elizabeth Hazlitte, a nurse at Victoria's, Veteran's Hospital, gave her interviews with six Great War veterans which she had completed on an L.I.P. grant. In 1990, Robert Winkenhower gave an interview of Olga Ghosh about the experience of a Jew living in Germany in the 1930's (accessioned 1994). In 1993, Cmdr. Hal Lawrence, a naval historian, donated copies of cassettes, summaries and transcripts of 120 interviews with retired Canadian navy personnel. These interviews were conducted between 1980 and 1990 under contract with DND. In 1993, B. Marshall, through Dr. Reg Roy, donated a cassette of an episode of Lister Sinclair's CBC radio programme called "Ideas". The episode was called "A Sense of War" and contains the experiences of Nursing Sisters in W.W. II. In 1997, Dr. Shawn Cafferky donated 22 tapes and transcripts of interview on Naval aviation also commissioned by D.N.D. Directorate of History and Heritage. Interviews with Lt. Col. John Edmonson, M/Gen. Norman Ross and Mr. Geo. Kidd (Major) were added in 2007. "War Stories: A Life Remembered", an audio recording of Thomas Miller's experiences in the Canadian Army during World War II on 2 compact discs was donated in 2008, as well as an interview with Ross Purse describing conditions in Oeyama Camp in Japan during World War II. Will Pratt's interviews of Japanese-Canadian veterans were added in 2009. An interview with LCol Cyril Neroutsos was added in 2010.

Gerald Smedley Andrews collection

  • UVICSP SC142
  • Collection
  • 1981

The collection consists of a photocopy of G.S. Andrew's typescript entitled "Air Photo Beach Soundings for the Normandy Invasion".

Andrews, G. S. (Gerald Smedley)

Arctic Explorers collection

  • UVICSP SC144
  • Collection
  • 1855 - 1869

The collection consists of two letters from Belcher in 1855 and two from McClintock in 1869. The first Belcher letter is concerned with the Minié rifle, and the second with personal matters. The first McClintock letter is concerned with charts and exploration of the west African coast. He mentions Belcher in this regard. The second letter is about personal matters.

Leonard Bacon collection

  • UVICSP 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

R. M. Ballantyne collection

  • UVICSP SC148
  • Collection
  • 1887 - 1893

The collection consists of two handwritten letters to his wife, Jeanie on personal matters, together with one envelope. There is also a handwritten letter to an unknown man telling him he cannot supply him with a copy of one of his books, but is supplying a photo.

Ballantyne, R. M. (Robert Michael), 1825-1894

Jean Cocteau collection

  • UVICSP SC150
  • Collection
  • 1943

The collection consists of Roy Alexander Fowler's copy of the shooting filmscript of L' Eternel Retour (1943). Fowler wrote The Film in France, London: Pendulum Pub. Ltd. (1946).

Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963

Alfred Bergan collection

  • UVICSP SC154
  • Collection
  • ca. 1941

The collection consists of 2 typescript articles: on James Joyce and on John Stanislaus Joyce, plus a manuscript of the article on James Joyce.

Bergan, Alfred, 1887-1941

Algernon Blackwood collection

  • UVICSP SC156
  • Collection
  • 1908 - 1938

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Laurenz M. Lamont from Martin Secker (Richards Press) re A.B. (Algernon Blackwood), plus photocopies of a handwritten letter to L.M. Lamont and a handwritten postcard to Mrs. Lamont from Blackwood.

Blackwood, Algernon, 1869-1951

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