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Rudyard Kipling collection

  • UVICSP SC441
  • Collection
  • 1900, 1940

The collection consists of a framed facsimile (or possible forgery) of The Absent-Minded Beggar, an 1899 poem by Rudyard Kipling. The poem was set to music by Sir Arthur Sullivan as part of an appeal to raise money for the Boer War.

Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

Palimpsest collection

  • UVICSP SC440
  • Collection
  • ca. 1400-1600

The collection consists of six vellum documents (manuscript pages from scrolls or books that have been scraped off and used again).

John Eggenberger collection

  • UVICSP SC439
  • Collection
  • 1951 - 2005

The collection consists of three spiral-bound subject files re Canadian naval operations in the 1950's, inlcuding the Korean War and Mediterranean operations.

Eggenberger, John

Ben Nicholson fonds

  • UVICSP SC438
  • Fonds
  • [19–]

The fonds consists of a framed collage painting by Nicholson.

Nicholson, Ben, 1894-1982

Charles Feinberg collection

  • UVICSP SC437
  • Collection
  • 1860 - 1875

The collection consists of two framed portraits of Walt Whitman donated by Charles E. Feinberg. 1) Print from original wood engraving by W.J. Linton, 1875. 9 X 13.5 cm. Framed. 2) Frontispiece portrait, 1860, printed from copper engraving. Painting by Charles Hine. 10 X 11 cm. Framed.

Feinberg, Charles E., 1899-1988

Sandra Mattia collection

  • UVICSP SC436
  • Collection
  • ca. 42 A.D., 1493

The collection consists of two medieval manuscript fragments, two incunabula, and a Herodian coin.

Karl Preuss collection

  • UVICSP SC435
  • Collection
  • ca. 1941-1945

The collection consists of two World War II-era colour-stencilled Soviet military posters. 1) German soldiers before and after the siege on Stalingrad. Slogan translates as: "Quality and Quantity/Before these tried to take Moscow and Stalingrad/and/After they tried to take Stalingrad!", 83 X 143 cm. 2) German soldier being crushed beneath a Soviet tank. Slogan translates as: "Death to the German Finnish bandits", 96 X 162 cm

Preuss, Karl

Frank Dumez fonds

  • UVICSP SC434
  • Fonds
  • 1940 - 1945

The fonds consists of a DVD of subject files related to the WWII German-occupied sector in the Netherlands designated KVA-A2 (Küsten Verteidigung Abschnitt A2). The sector was called the Scheldt Pocket by Canadians during Operation Switchback.

Dumez, Frank

James Cook collection

  • UVICSP SC432
  • Collection
  • 1978

The collection consists of slides and negatives (6 slides, 18 negatives) of Voyages of James Cook.

Cook, James, 1728-1779

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

Henry Sands fonds

  • UVICSP SC430
  • Fonds
  • 1934 - 2008

The fonds consists of a manuscript of poetry by Henry Richard Sands, correspondence re Sands, biographical sketches of Sands written by his children, a photograph of Sands, and a photograph of Sylvia E. (Sands) Johnson.

Sands, Henry, 1900-1969

John Di Castri fonds

  • UVICSP SC429
  • Fonds
  • 1918 - 2005

The fonds consists of architectural plans and drawings by Di Castri for homes and buildings in Victoria and other locations in B.C. Fonds also includes notes, correspondence, construction contracts and photographs of commissioned projects, as well as portfolios, proposals, articles about Di Castri, notebooks, and manuscripts.

Di Castri, John A., 1924-2005

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

Florence Nightingale collection

  • UVICSP SC426
  • Collection
  • 1881 - 1913

The collection consists of a lithographed facsimile of a letter addressed to the Nurses and Probationers at St. Thomas' Hospital.

Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910

Resthaven Hospital collection

  • UVICSP SC424
  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists of a picture postcard of the lounge at Rest Haven Hospital and Sanitarium, Sidney B.C.

Resthaven Hospital (Sidney, B.C.)

Bill Hoffer collection

  • UVICSP SC423
  • Collection
  • 1976 - 1997

The collection consists of a clipping re Hoffer, correspondence.

Hoffer, William, 1944-1997

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

E&N Railroad collection

  • UVICSP SC421
  • Collection
  • 1899

The collection consists of 1 concert brochure.

Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Company

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

J. Cecil Berezowski fonds

  • UVICSP SC419
  • Fonds
  • 1964 - 2000

The fonds consists of papers regarding United Nations peacekeeping operations in Cyprus.

Berezowski, J. Cecil (Julian Cecil)

Robin Blaser fonds

  • UVICSP SC418
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The fonds consists of a VHS videocassette.

Blaser, Robin

Jean-Louis Steinberg fonds

  • UVICSP SC417
  • Fonds
  • 1940 - 1945

The fonds consists of a typescript of the autobiography of a survivor of Auschwitz. Originally published in French.

Steinberg, Jean-Louis

Edward Peck fonds

  • UVICSP SC416
  • Fonds
  • 2001

The fonds consists of a typescript of "Cy Peck, V.C.: a biography of a Legendary Canadian" by his son Edward.

Peck, Edward, 1924-

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.

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