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University of St. Michael's College, John M. Kelly Library, Special Collections Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957
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Correspondence from books/

File consists of a letter from Jerome Agel, on behalf of books/, a newspaper based in New York City, soliciting an article on Wyndham Lewis from Watson.

Correspondence from L'Herne

File consists of two versions of a letter from Bernard Lafourcade on behalf of L'Herne, and its journal Les Cahiers de l'Herne (Carthage, Tunisia), soliciting a contribution from Watson on Wyndham Lewis.

Correspondence from Oliver & Boyd Ltd.

  • CA ON00389 F6-4-2006 01 594
  • File
  • January 13, 1965 - October 25, 1965
  • Part of Sheila Watson fonds

File consists of correspondence from R.L. Clorimer, general editor of Oliver & Boyd Ltd. Publishers regarding Watson's thesis on Wyndham Lewis, which she submitted for publication. Includes a three page typed reader report of the work.

Correspondence from artscanada

  • CA ON00389 F6-4-2006 01 545
  • File
  • October 28, 1966 - October 24, 1973
  • Part of Sheila Watson fonds

File consists of correspondence from Anne Brodsky, Shirley Gibson and Barry Lord, on behalf of the magazine artscanada (formerly Canadian Art magazine), regarding a special issue on Wyndham Lewis written by Watson. Also includes two advance copies of the issue, the publishing contract, and a letter from Lewis' widow, Anne Wyndham Lewis.

Correspondence from Sheila Watson regarding artscanada publication

  • CA ON00389 F6-4-2006 01 546
  • File
  • May 24, 1967 - December 13, 1967
  • Part of Sheila Watson fonds

File consists of copies of typed correspondence from Watson addressed to various book sellers, publishers, art galleries, art dealers and individuals, and their responses to Watson's requests for permission to publish images and obtain photographic reproductions of paintings and drawings by Wyndham Lewis which she hoped to use in her issue of artscanada dedicated to the painter. Includes responses from: Agenda; The Art Gallery of Kelvingrove (Glasgow, Scotland); The Arts Council of Great Britain; The City Art Gallery (Leeds, England); David Higham Associates (London, England); Faber and Faber Publishing; George Eastman House (Rochester, NY); Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries; J. Howard Woolmer Books (New York, NY); Anne Wyndham Lewis; the Manchester City Art Gallery; Methuen & Co; Mr. Walter Michel; Naomi Mitchison; Pheonix Book Shop (New York, NY); Mrs. Douglas Stewart; The Tate Gallery (London, England); The Victoria and Albert Museum (London, England), and Barry Lord, editor of artscanda.

Correspondence from Faber and Faber Ltd. Publishers

File consists of correspondence from T.S. Eliot and Charles Monteith regarding Watson's submission of her husband Wilfred's poetry "Friday's Child" and Peter Montgomery's manuscript "The Waste Land as City" for publication, and her efforts to publish her work on Wyndham Lewis and regarding the death of T.S. Eliot. Includes a two page typed and annotated draft letter from Watson responding to Eliot's acceptance of Friday's Child.

Sheila Watson fonds

  • CA ON00389 F6
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1998, predominant 1933-1998

Fonds consists of journals, literary manuscripts, correspondence, teaching and student materials, reference materials, business and financial records; and personal photographs and objects of the author and professor of English, Sheila Watson. Also consists of collections of correspondence purchased and preserved by Watson for the purpose of her doctoral thesis and personal interest in the painter and author Wyndham Lewis.
The Sheila Watson fonds series consist of:
1.0. Diaries, reading journals and day planners
2.0. Manuscripts and drafts
3.0. General correspondence
4.0. Publishing records and business correspondence
5.0. Professional activities materials
6.0. Student material
7.0. Teaching material
8.0. Research and reference materials
9.0. Financial and legal records
10.0. Personal photographs
11.0. Personal records, artwork and artifacts
Ephemera
12.0
The White Pelican editorial material sous-fonds (the records of Watson's role as editor of her literary journal) series consists of :
1.0. Editorial Records
2.0. Financial Records
3.0. Design and printing records
4.0. Correspondence

Watson, Sheila

Correspondence from Canadian Literature

File consists of correspondence from George Woodcock, editor of the periodical Canadian Literature, soliciting articles and book reviews regarding Wyndham Lewis, and requesting Watson's opinions of potential contributors.