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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-

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-

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

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 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

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

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.

Ann Saddlemyer fonds

  • UVICSP SC109
  • Fonds
  • 1911 - 1972

The fonds consists of records relating to Saddlemyer's research on "Letters to Molly: John Millington Synge to Maire O'Neill" (1971), "Lady Gregory: Collected Plays" (1971), "Anglo-Irish Writers, 1911-1969", and the W.B. Yeats Symposium. The fonds include typescripts, galley and page proofs, correspondence, and a complete set of the typescripts of essays presented at the Yeats Symposium.

Saddlemyer, Ann

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

Arthur Patterson Webb fonds

  • UVICSP SC091
  • Fonds
  • 1918 - 1935

The fonds consists of personal papers including a diary (1923) and correspondence; professional papers, including: appreciations, music, copywriting, magazine publications; and papers that he collected including pamphlets, press clippings and ephemera.

Webb, Arthur Patterson, 1889-1959

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

Audrey Alexandra Brown fonds

  • UVICSP SC335
  • Fonds
  • 1904 - 1998

The fonds consists of manuscripts published and unpublished, which include juvenilia, poetry and story drafts, and the author's annual holograph gatherings of completed poems. The fonds includes public addresses, children's stories, periodical off prints, page proofs of A Dryad in Nanaimo, reviews, family and biographical items, photographs, certificates, recordings of poems set to music, a printers plate, biographical material, and correspondence. Correspondence includes 34 letters from former Prime Minister Robert Borden. Artwork often accompanies juvenilia verse and later children's stories; the media used include: ink on paper illustrations, pencil sketches, and watercolour drawings. Newspaper clippings include the author's columns, stories and poems. Also included are photocopies of 60 letters written by Audrey Brown to Professor Pelham Edgar (1929-47). The originals are in the Pelham Edgar collection at Victoria University, Toronto. The fonds also consists of: newspaper clippings and biographical material re Audrey Alexandra Brown and her family; correspondence between Brown and Pelham Edgar; correspondence between Brown and Earle Birney; correspondence from Martin Burrell to Pelham Edgar re Brown; manuscripts by Brown.

Brown, Audrey Alexandra, 1904-1998

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

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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