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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-

Aba Bayefsky fonds

  • UVICSP SC422
  • Fonds
  • 1980

The fonds consists of a pre-publication mock-up of Bayefsky's Spectacles, printed by Morriss Printers, Victoria, B.C.

Bayefsky, Aba, 1923-2001

Adrian Raeside fonds

  • UVICSP SC393
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1984

The fonds consists of six hundred and seventy original cartoons.

Raeside, Adrian, 1957-

Al Purdy fonds

  • UVICSP SC420
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1999

The fonds consists of correspondence from Lorna Crozier, William Deverell, Kuldip Gill, Martin Gray, Eldon Grier, George Johnston, Peter Trower, Miriam Waddington, George Woodcock and William New. Signed manuscript of Purdy's poem "Winter at Roblin Lake".

Purdy, Al, 1918-2000

Alan Hovhaness fonds

  • UVICSP SC231
  • Fonds
  • 1972

The fonds consists of a 3 pp. hls to John Simpson.

Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000

Aleister Crowley fonds

  • UVICSP SC181
  • Fonds
  • 1947

The fonds consists of a typed signed letter to Mr. Bunting re the publication of Crowley's manuscript "Magick Without Tears". Bunting was associated with a publishing firm. He asks him to send the manuscript to John Symons.

Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947

Brocard Sewell fonds

  • UVICSP 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

Book Arts Club of Victoria fonds

  • UVICSP 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

Bliss Carman fonds

  • UVICSP SC169
  • Fonds
  • 1921

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter of thanks to Mr. Fisher.

Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929

Beverly Joan Mitchell fonds

  • UVICSP SC377
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - 1992

The fonds consists of a 2 page tls by Frank Davey to Mitchell with comments on the TISH group and Mitchell's thesis. The letter accompanied the thesis A Critical Study of the TISH Group which is catalogued in Special Collections. Also included is an hls from Deborah Douglas.

Mitchell, Beverley Joan, 1930-

Barry family fonds

  • UVICSP SC011
  • Fonds
  • 1770 - 1795

The fonds consists of copies of indentures of lease of the Barry family preceded by Copy Probate of the Will and Codicil of Thomas Barry, Esq., deceased, dated June 12, 1770.

Aylmer family fonds

  • UVICSP SC007
  • Fonds
  • 1916 - 1918

The fonds consists of three scrapbooks, using the Official Telephone Directory Quebec for December 1915, June 1916, and July 1917. They document World War I, including clippings, honour rolls, correspondence, notes, obituaries, articles and columns relating to the progress of the war and, particularly, to news of men and women from Lennoxville, Quebec, and nearby areas who participated in the war.

Austin Cooper fonds

  • UVICSP SC178
  • Fonds
  • 1876 - 1911

The fonds consists of a notebook inscribed "To: Mark Perrin Esq, Knockdrummin with Austin D, Cooper's Compliments --1876." The first page of text notes: "Copied from the Journal of Antiquarian Rambles in the County of Dublin by the late Austin Cooper F.S.A.& M.R.I.A." The notebook is illustrated with 3 watercolours and 5 ink sketches. Also included is further information on Lusk in several hands, including that of Mark Perrin. There are several notes on Lusk on enclosed loose leaves.

Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830

Arthur Russell fonds

  • UVICSP SC105
  • Fonds
  • 1968 - 1969

The fonds consists primarily of typescripts, together with a proof copy and dust jacket of "Ruth Pitter: Homage to a Poet"[1969]. In addition, there is some correspondence to Russell from some of the potential contributors to the book, including John Betjeman, Philip Larkin, Norman MacCaig, John Masefield, and Iris Murdoch.

Russell, Arthur Wolseley

Angelo Caravaggio fonds

  • UVICSP SC415
  • Fonds
  • 2002

The fonds consists of a copy of "The Human Dimension of Compromised Command: Major-General George Kitching and the 4th Canadian Armoured Division in Normandy. [March to August 1944].

Caravaggio, Angelo N.

Alfred Watson fonds

  • UVICSP SC320
  • Fonds
  • 1879

The fonds consists of a cord-bound paper notebook containing a holograph musical play titled "A Pair of Them: A Musical Trifle in One Scene". Pasted on the inside cover is a clipping, depicting a scene from a production of the play at the Gaiety Theatre. There is a handwritten addition to the title page stating "Music Arranged Selected & Composed by Meyer Lutz". The cover is autographed by the author.

Watson, Alfred Edward Thomas, 1849-1922

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).

Burns family fonds

  • UVICSP SC019
  • Fonds
  • 1885 - 1964

The fonds consists of correspondence of Flora Burns and other family members, including letters from Louisa Blum, Pearl Craigie, Mrs. Morgan Richards, and the Warburg family, and correspondence between Flora Burns and Sister Mary Theodore, Sister's of St. Ann's, Victoria; photograph of Flora Burns; clippings; and books of poems by Edward Francis Harris and psalms. There is also a signed letter from Anne Harvie Ross Foster, (Mrs W. Garland Foster) 1875-, (now Ann Hanley) to Flora Hamilton Burns together with a typed carbon reply from Miss Burns, in which she talks about "The Mohawk Princess".

Burns family

Charles Brooks fonds

  • UVICSP SC163
  • Fonds
  • 1916

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to a fan. A clipping from a newspaper is pasted on the verso- a portrait of the author.

Brooks, Charles S. (Charles Stephen), 1878-1934

Charles Apps fonds

  • UVICSP SC143
  • Fonds
  • 1847

The fonds consists of an indenture of Charles Apps as a whitesmith (ironmonger) for seven years, dated 1847. The document passed through various members of the family to the donor.

Apps, Charles

Capt. B. G. Parker fonds

  • UVICSP SC275
  • Fonds
  • 1943

The fonds consists of a carbon typescript transcription of part of Parker's personal diary. It was possibly done by Parker himself. It covers the last part of his training in England and his involvement in the Sicilian/Italian campaign until he was wounded in action.

Parker, Basil G. ("Nip")

Burton O. Kurth fonds

  • UVICSP SC245
  • Fonds
  • 1920 - 1977

The fonds consists of biographical material on Burton L. Kurth, music programmes, ephemera, and a holograph MS book by William Arthur Deacon (1890-1977) titled My Shelves and Immortality with a dedicatory page to Burton Lowell Kurth dated 1920.

Kurth, Burton O. (Burton Oliver)

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

Anonymous fonds

  • UVICSP SC190
  • Fonds
  • 1898

The fonds consists of a diary that contains the rather irregular entries made by a man of twenty-five years, employed by the Countess of Carnarvon as a tutor for her son Aubrey Nigel Henry Molyneaux Herbert (1880-1923), prior to Aubrey's going up to Oxford. Aubrey later served as a Member of Parliament for South Somerset. His daughter, Gabriel, was the second wife of Evelyn Waugh. The diary commences in April at Porto Fino, Liguria, and later records trips to Wiesbaden, Cologne, and London. He then begins it again in the French countryside. The diary ends in July.

Arnold Petrie Watson fonds

  • UVICSP SC321
  • Fonds
  • 1902

The fonds consists of a visa issued by the British Foreign Office. It has a stamp from the Consulate General of Turkey, on the verso, to allow the bearer to enter Egypt and Palestine. It is signed by the Foreign Secretary, Lord Lansdowne, and by the bearer.

Watson, Arnold Petrie

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