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Laszlo Hudec fonds

  • UVICSP SC132
  • Fonds
  • 1913 - 1937

The fonds consists of approximately 550 presentation drawings, sketches, conceptual drawings, working drawings, technical drawings (inclusive of blueprints), travel sketches and photographs. These include exterior and interior renderings of plans and designs for work produced in both Europe and in China. The architectural collection consists of works by Hudec and two other unknown authors. The work of Hudec is transcribed in English, German and Chinese characters. The work of the unknown authors is transcribed in Hungarian and German. There are also 2 boxes of textual records including notes, notebooks, photo albums, documents, letters, memos, scrapbooks, photos, legal records, rare journals, and newspapers clippings.

Hudec, Laszlo, 1893-1958

Laurence Binyon fonds

  • UVICSP SC155
  • Fonds
  • 1941

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to Mr. Allhusen about Timothy Wharton's: "The Coloured Kingdom".

Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943

Lawrence Russell fonds

  • UVICSP SC107
  • Fonds
  • 1965 - 1972

The fonds consists of material relating to book reviews by Russell, including Russell's correspondence with Howard Gerwing and Russell's articles about George Cuomo, Robin Skelton, Stanley Cooperman, John Newlove, and Liam O'Flaherty; and, drafts of Russell's unpublished novels and short stories.

Russell, Lawrence, 1941-

Lionel Adey fonds

  • UVICSP 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

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

Margaret Hollingsworth fonds

  • UVICSP SC059
  • Fonds
  • 1964 - 1993

The fonds consists of her literary works, including manuscripts, drafts, and notes of stage plays, radio plays, short stories, film scripts, and unpublished novels; her research files; reviews of her literary and theatrical works; her business files, consisting mostly of correspondence; her personal affairs files, consisting mostly of correspondence with family, colleagues, friends, and other writers including Diana Hartog, Elisabeth Hopkins, Noel Hudson, Alison Lawrence, David McFadden, Jane Rule, Jean Rysstad, Libby Scheier, Cathy Smith, and David Watmough.

Hollingsworth, Margaret

Margaret Trenchard fonds

  • UVICSP SC431
  • Fonds
  • 1940 - 1977

The fonds consists of typescripts and proofs of "Nobody's Nothin': A Century of Child Saving", correspondence, photographs and research notes.

Trenchard, Margaret

Marilyn Bowering fonds

  • UVICSP SC161
  • Fonds
  • 1982 - 1996

The fonds consists of a photocopied typescript of Bowering's play "The Temple of the Stars" (ca. 1996). She based the character of Katherine Maltwood "on her work as a sculptor and her discovery of the Glastonbury "Temple of the Stars"". This play was performed at Kaleidoscope Theatre in 1996. Also included are a playscript and worksheets of "Anyone Can See I Love You" (1987); correspondence and playscripts of "Grandfather Was a Soldier" (1987); and typescripts and drafts of her novel "To All Appearances a Lady" (1989); plus an item of correspondence re: reissuing some of her published articles.

Bowering, Marilyn, 1949-

Michael Grote Stirling fonds

  • UVICSP SC395
  • Fonds
  • 1934 - 1999

The fonds consists mainly of Rear Admiral Stirling's certificates, logs, and diaries from his period of service in the R.N., plus 2 albums and a folder of photographs.

Stirling, Michael Grote, 1915-2002

Michael L. Hadley fonds

  • UVICSP SC053
  • Fonds
  • 1941 - 1945

The fonds consists of Professor Hadley's research on German U-boats 1914-21; 1941-45. It contains a variety of research materials from German, Canadian, U.K and U.S. archival repositories, on U-boat activities before and during both world wars. These were used in his book U-Boats Against Canada: German Submarines in Canadian Waters" (1985).

Hadley, Michael L.

Milton Campbell fonds

  • UVICSP SC386
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The fonds consists of 7 envelopes of architectural floor plans with photos of the building pasted on the outside. Used as architect's reference.

Campbell, Milton Donald

Muriel Gerrard fonds

  • UVICSP SC236
  • Fonds
  • 1891

The fonds consists of Muriel Gerrard's scrapbook of greeting cards and costumes.

Gerrard, Muriel

Muriel Spark fonds

  • UVICSP SC115
  • Fonds
  • 1929 - 1958

The fonds consists of Spark's notebook containing 32 childhood poems, two small sketches, manuscript for the poem "The Miners", and a letter to Derek Sanford.

Spark, Muriel

Norman Alford fonds

  • UVICSP SC004
  • Fonds
  • 1962 - 1990

The fonds consists of correspondence and drafts of Alford's critical works, including his biography of George Egerton (Mrs. Mary Chavelita Bright), Alford's Ph.D. dissertation on the Rhymers' Club, drafts of works on Stephen Hudson (Sydney Schiff), George Eliot, Aldous Huxley and A. Bronson Alcott; notebooks and journals kept by Alford, with holograph notes on his works of fiction and autobiography as well as fragments of stories; drafts of Alford's novel "A Garden Enclosed", drafts of short stories; and drafts of Alford's autobiographical works "In Pursuit of Any Arse", "Time Exposure", and "Travelling Hopefully: A Simple Record of Unsentimental Journeys to the Okanagan and Thereabouts, 1977-1978", including photographs; and correspondence with Howard Gerwing (UVic SC Librarian), 1984-1990.

Alford, Norman

P. W. Nelles fonds

  • UVICSP SC380
  • Fonds
  • 1943 - 1946

The fonds consists of 2 photograph albums: Quebec Conference (1943); Japanese surrender of Hong Kong (1945).

Nelles, P.W. (Percy Walker), 1892-1951

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

Peter Russell fonds

  • UVICSP 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

Philobiblion fonds

  • UVICSP 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.)

Quirin Couchot fonds

  • UVICSP SC027
  • Fonds
  • 1808 - 1813

The fonds consists of a photocopy of Couchot's diary, 1808-1813, which includes recipes, poems, and an essay. Also included are copies of letters and documents which were enclosed. The original diary is in the possession of the donor of this fonds.

Couchot, Quirin, 1766-1839

R. A. B*** fonds

  • UVICSP SC352
  • Fonds
  • [18--]

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

B***, R. A.

Ralph Thistle fonds

  • UVICSP SC117
  • Fonds
  • 1941 - 1942

The fonds consists mainly of the diary of Lieutenant Thistle, Area Intelligence Officer, Prince Rupert, B.C. (Dec. 7,1941-June 30, 1942). In the diary he mentions the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the consequent U.S. entry into the war. He later refers to the effect this event has upon defence operations on the northern B.C. coast and mentions the "roundup" of Japanese fishing boats. Also included in the fonds is a copy of a report that he and Major Dow sent to their Officer Commanding, on Feb. 6, 1942. They have it marked "Secret". Dr. R.H. Roy published an article based on the diary in B.C. Studies (No.31, Autumn 1976).

Thistle, Ralph, 1889-1959

Avis Rasmussen fonds

  • UVICSP SC515
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2018

The fonds consists of 49 small artworks (originals and prints), including two bound volumes "The Artistry of Avis Rasmussen" and related printed materials ; one acrylic on canvas painting ; and one sketchbook.

Rasmussen, Avis

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