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16th Battalion (The Canadian Scottish) fonds

  • UVICSP SC338
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1923

The fonds consists of records generated and utilized by the 16th Battalion (The Canadian Scottish). The fonds is arranged into 11 alphabetically organized series. These series include aerial photographs of the Western Front, information of a World War One operation at the city of Lens, orders issued to the Battalion, personnel records, photographs, publications (including early editions of "The Brazier"), reports, scrapbooks, information on training, minutes of meetings of the Veterans Association of the 16th Battalion, and a design for the 16th Battalion war memorial.

Canada. Canadian Army. Battalion, 16th

50th Regiment (Gordon Highlanders of Canada) fonds

  • UVICSP SC223
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

The fonds consists of regimental orders Feb. 14-Dec. 16, 1914; nominal roll 1914-1916. Also contains nominal roll of 16th Battalion 1915-1919; nominal roll on leaving Victoria with Cyrus Peck and William Duncan items.

Canada. Canadian Army. Regiment, 50th (Gordon Highlanders of Canada)

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-

A. M. Klein collection

  • UVICSP SC243
  • Collection
  • 1948

The collection consists of a one page holograph letter signed, to Mr. Crawley regarding poetry publications and Klein's work on Joyce's Ulysses.

Klein, A. M. (Abraham Moses), 1909-1972

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

Ace Beach fonds

  • UVICSP SC376
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1987

The fonds consists of a photocopy of Beach's typed copy of his report "Notes on the Battle of the Lake Trasimeno Line (1944). A statement on the covering page states "these have not been submitted to Higher Cmd for approval as some of the opinions expressed are unwise in the extreme." Also included is correspondence (photocopies of 2 typed letters in, together with photocopies of 2 replies) between William J. McAndrew, Directorate of History and Professor Beach (1986-87). The correspondence concerns the authorship of the report, as Beach's name was not attached to it, and questions about the activities of the 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade, which Beach served in.

Beach, Horace Dougald

Adrian Raeside fonds

  • UVICSP SC393
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1984

The fonds consists of six hundred and seventy original cartoons.

Raeside, Adrian, 1957-

Agnes Laut collection

  • UVICSP SC251
  • Collection
  • 1929-1933

The collection consists of 3 letters (4 leaves) to Maude E. McVicker from Winnipeg, Manitoba and Wassiac, New York about Laut's books.

Laut, Agnes Christina, 1871-1936

Agust Gudmundsson collection

  • UVICSP SC330
  • Collection
  • 1981

The collection consists of a typed carbon shooting script of "Utlaginn" (Outlaw), in a black binder, and a typed and bound shooting script of "Land Og Synir". Both scripts are in Icelandic.

Agúst Guðmundsson

Aidan Higgins fonds

  • UVICSP SC055
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1989

The fonds consists of manuscripts of novels, notebook, typescripts, galley proofs, sound recordings, and transcripts of radio plays and interviews with Higgins, and correspondence, including that with John Montague, from 1961 to 1971. The fonds includes manuscripts and other material relating to "Felo De Se", "Langrishe, Go Down", "Balcony of Europe", "Images of Africa", "Scenes from a Receding Past", "The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand", "Uncontrollable Laughter", "Discords of Good Humour", "Vanishing Heroes", "Texts for the Air", "Winter is Coming", "Bornholm Night Ferry", "Helsingor Station", and "Ronda Gorge".

Higgins, Aidan, 1927-

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

Aldous Huxley collection

  • UVICSP SC233
  • Collection
  • 1930

The collection consists of a one page typed letter signed to an unknown correspondent Sept. 8. 1930 regarding the letters of D. H. Lawrence which Huxley was then editing.

Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963

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

Alexander Hutchison fonds

  • UVICSP SC061
  • Fonds
  • 1965 - 1985

The fonds consists of correspondence with George Woodcock, editor of "Canadian Literature" in 1971, re his submission of a review of Robin Skelton's poetry, plus a first draft of the review; correspondence with Rampant Lions Press (Will and Sebastian Carter), 1976-1977, regarding the printing of a collection of Hutchison's broadsides, plus copies of the broadsides; manuscripts, correspondence, artwork, notebooks, research materials and miscellaneous [This large collection (1996-020) is only roughly sorted and is on loan]. Notable correspondence includes George Woodcock, Susan Musgrave, Dennis Brown and the Rampant Lion Press.

Hutchison, Alexander

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

Alfred Perles fonds

  • UVICSP SC093
  • Fonds
  • 1938 - 1996

The collection consists of an unidentified manuscript [unpublished novel?, 1955?]; typescript and corrected page proofs of "Alien Corn", 1944; typescripts, carbon typescripts, and galley proofs of "Art & Outrage", 1959, and "My Friend Henry Miller", 1955; plus some correspondence with writers and publishers. Correspondents include Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Lawrence Durrell, Anne Rives and Neville Spearman Ltd. The collection also consists of 5 watercolours by Alfred Perlès; correspondence to Jacqueline Randal from Anne Barret and her daughter, Isobel; newspaper articles; Alfred Perlès' typewriter; and a watercolour print by Henry Miller.

Perlès, Alfred

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

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

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

Allan Demers fonds

  • UVICSP SC032
  • Fonds
  • 1963 - 1978

The fonds consists of Demers' collection of clippings from South African newspapers re: apartheid; pamphlets, correspondence, notes, brochures and clippings concerning South Africa and related matters; newspapers, magazines and journals published in and/or relating to South Africa, representing black, Jewish and Christian groups.

Demers, Allan

Allen Bell fonds

  • UVICSP SC036
  • Fonds
  • 1985 - 1995

The fonds consists of typescripts of an unpublished novel "The Harmless Snake"; 3 unpublished books of poetry: "The Simon Poems", "Thy Harry's Company", "A Motley to the View"; typescript copies of five Egoyan screenplays (reworked by Bell) including: "Family Viewing" (1987) in 3 drafts; "Speaking Parts" (1989) in 5 drafts; The Adjuster (1991) 1 draft, "Exotica" (1995) 1 draft (not reworked by Bell) and "The Sweet Hereafter" (1997) in 3 drafts; some additional holograph notes and a notebook regarding the scripts and correspondence from Atom Egoyan to Bell 1985-1995 regarding the films. Additionally, there is correspondence from Irving Layton and others.

Bell, Allen

Allen Ginsberg collection

  • UVICSP SC213
  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists of a handwritten postcard to Ted Berrigan.

Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997

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

Ambrose Parsons collection

  • UVICSP SC276
  • Collection
  • 1850

The collection consists of a leather bound manuscript (probably unpublished) with the page ends gilded. All of the contents are handwritten. The contents consist of a title-page; a dedicatory epistle to the Rev. R.W. Dibdin (4 pp., both sides); and the text (36 pp., rectos only). Inscribed on the flyleaf in pencil are the words ""Presumably the original MS and unique. It is probable that this is unpublished (not listed in NUC).

Parsons, Ambrose, 1815-1891

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