Literary Material

Title: Literary Material
Dates of Material:
[1913] - 1978
Extent:
62.6 cm textual records
5 photographs: b&w
6 photographs: 35 mm col. slides
2 photographs: 4 x 5 inch b&w negatives
1 photograph: 12 x 9.5 cm b&w negative
1 ink drawing
1 pencil drawing
9 reels of microfilm
Scope and content

This series contains material relating to E.J. Pratt's literary professions, including: literary notes; (drafts of) titled and untitled (annotated) poems and related notes and correspondence; published poems; drama; radio broadcasts; photographs and illustrations; and related material

Notebooks containing drafts of untitled poems: holograph; see Boxes Box 1–6, specifically: Box 1, Files 3–5; Box 2, Files 8, 13–15; Box 4, Files 26, 29, 30, 33.

Drafts of various poems, including poems forming part of collected editions: primarily held in Boxes 7 and 8; also held among other material. See inventory held at Victoria University Library, Section II (“shorter poems”) and Section III (“unpublished longer material”). Note: included is: a poem for Mona Gould, Amabel King, Elsie Pomeroy and Charles G.D. Roberts (Box 7, File 50); a poem illustrated by a woodcut and aquatint by Claire Pratt (Box 7, File 57).

NOTE(S)
Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the fonds.

General notes

The material in Box 1–10 is available on microfilm (in Box 30).

Finding aids

File list available (see below).

Extent

The series is stored in 15 boxes.

BOX FILE TITLE YEAR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Box 1
Poems, collected including drafts
13Newfoundland Verse[between 1922 and 1923]

Typescript and carbon copy, with corrections and additions; "In Memoriam," printed facsimile of holograph manuscript

Original manuscript leaf (anon. gift) filed in typescript

See also: Box 8, Files 62, 66

14Second (2nd) draft of Witches' Brew, First (1st) draft of Cachalot and Great Feud[between 1924 and 1926]

Holograph; notebook containing drafts of The Witches’ Brew, The Cachalot, and The Great Feud; notebook also contains prose on a theological subject (black cover)

See also: Box 7, File 52.

15The Witches’ Brew[between 1924 and 1926]

Holograph notebook containing draft of The Witches' Brew; notes for and drafts of The Cachalot; draft portions of The Great Feud; draft poems; notes for poetry readings. (black cover)

16The Great Feud[between 1925 and 1927]

Holograph; notebook containing draft of The Great Feud; prose commentary on the theme of the poem; draft poems including The Iron Door, An Ode (1927) and "The Sea-Cathedral" (red cover)

Poems, individual including drafts
11Rachel: A Sea Story of Newfoundland in Verse1917

Annotated carbon copy transcript

See also: Box 8, File 66

12Rachel: A Sea Story of Newfoundland in VerseJuly 5, 1917

Typescript copy; includes original letter to Viola Pratt copy was sent with

See also: Box 8, File 66

18The Cachalot[1925]

Typescript and two carbon copies of The Cachalot

See also: notes: Box 1, Files 4, 5; Box 2, File 15; printed version in The Canadian Forum, November 1925, Box 31, file 3

Box 2
Poems, collected including drafts
28The Roosevelt and the Antinoe[between 1926 and 1930]

Holograph; notebook containing partial draft of "The Roosevelt and the Antinoe" [and other poems]

213Many Moods[between 1931 and 1932]

Holograph; notebook containing draft poems later forming part of Many Moods

Draft poems in notebook including "Sea-Gulls,” “The Merry Company,” “Erosion,” “Land and Sea,” “The Haunted House,” “A Feline Silhouette,” “Frost,” “For Better or Worse,” “Spring,” “A November Landscape,” “Dreams,” “Water!,” “The Way of Cape Race,” “The 6000,” and “The Highway."

Possibly also includes introductory material for a reading of two dog poems; prose passages including “The Order of Words,” “The Meaning of Rules,” “Shipwrecks,” [Hardy], [Milton and Bunyan], and [Bacon].

214Many Moods[between 1931 and 1932]

Holograph; one 4x5 inch b&w negative of notes; three loose sheets of paper; notebook containing draft poems later forming part of Many Moods; prose composition "The Order of Words"

Notebook also possibly includes introductory material for a reading of two dog poems; explanation of "The Reverie upon a Dog". (lacks cover)

215Many Moods[between 1931 and 1932]

Holograph; notebook containing draft poems later forming Many Moods including “Time-Worn,” “A Legacy,” and “Putting Winter to Bed”; note on the poem “The Sea-Cathedral”; prose passage [Thomas Hughes], [Melville], [Literary manias], [On the Death of a Colleague], [Religion and Literature]; introductory material for a reading of “A Reverie on a Dog”; notes on the cachalot (sperm whale), kraken, whaling, seals, and sealing. (black cover)

See also: Box 4, File 29 (notebook relating to Dunkirk), File 30 (notebook relating to Still Life); Box 6, File 44 (notebook relating to Towards the Last Spike); Box 7, Files 51 and 60; Box 8, Files 63, 65

Poems, individual including drafts
29The Roosevelt and the Antinoe[between 1926 and 1930]

Transcript, annotated bound notebook; marked "not final"

210The Roosevelt and the Antinoe[between 1926 and 1930]

Transcript, carbon copy, annotated bound notebook

See also: Box 8, Files 64, 65

216Sea-Gulls[1932?-1964?]

Undated typed copy of "Sea-Gulls" by E.J. Pratt

Box 3
Radio broadcasts
326Script for broadcast of The Titanic[1935-196-?]

Mimeographed, annotated by station.

Originally filed with introductory remarks for a reading of "The Titanic" (Box 3, File 18).

Poems, collected including drafts
316The Titanic and the Fable of the Goats[between 1933 and 1935]

Holograph; notes for and drafts of The Titanic; prose explanation of the poem; introductory material for reading of the poem; rafts of "The Fable of the Goats"; (red cover); two leaves of introductory material

 

317Parts of the first draft of The Titanic [between 1933 and 1935]

Holograph; notebook containing drafts of The Titanic; possibly includes draft of an unknown poem; possibly contains lists of Canadian short stories and notes on Canadian authors; possibly contains review of a John Verner McAree [probably The Fourth Column], but unclear to archivist.

Notebook also possibly contains introductory material for a reading on the construction of the poem; prose commentary on the disaster; address on the construction of the poem to the launching dinner at Macmillan, 1935; introductory material for a reading on the plan of the poem.

Originally filed as separate records for note on Canadian authors and John Verner McAree / [The Fourth Column?].

320The Fable of the Goats[between 1936 and 1937]

Holograph; notes for and draft of "The Fable of the Goat"; draft of "A Prayer-Medley"; possibly with notes on Hamlet

Poems, individual including drafts
319The Fable of the Goats[between 1936 and 1937]

Holograph; partial draft of "The Fable of the Goats."

See also: Box 3, File 16 (in notebook containing drafts of The Titanic).

321The Fable of the Goats[between 1936 and 1937]

Typescript, final draft of "The Fable of the Goats"; holograph and typescript introductory notes and draft introduction to "The Fable of the Goats"

322Early Draft of Brébeuf and his Brethren[between 1939 and 1940]

Holograph; notes for and draft of Brébeuf and his Brethren.

Notebook possibly also contains introductory material for three C.A.A. (Canadian Authors' Association) plays, review of a volume of poems by Carol Coates, and material for a C.A.A. meeting

323Brébeuf and his Brethren[between 1939 and 1940]

Corrected typescript (carbon copy)

Box 4
Poems, collected including drafts
429The Invaded Field, Dunkirk, and Brébeuf selections[between 1939 and 1941]

Holograph; notes and drafts.

Notebook containing notes for and drafts of Dunkirk; draft poems "Come Away, Death" and "The Invaded Field"; draft of Brébeuf and his Brethren; draft of introduction to Heroic Tales in Verse

Notebook possibly also includes address on defective use of source material; notes on Tennyson and his poems; genesis of "The Depression Ends"; miscellaneous class notes.

430Still Life and Other Verse[between 1938 and 1943]

Holograph notebooks.

Notebook containing draft poems, some later forming part of Still Life including “The Submarine,” “The Radio in the Ivory Tower,” "The Brawler in Who’s Who,” “The Dying Eagle,” and “Old Harry”; listings of authors and poems, introductions, notices of awards, etc. for issues of Canadian Poetry Magazine; obituary (A.C. Dalton); book reviews (W. Strange, H. Coleman); address on Canadian Poetry Magazine; draft letter; article “Canadian Poetry, past and present”; introductory material for a reading of “The Submarine” and “The Radio and the Ivory Tower”; introductory material for a presentation speech.

Notebook containing draft poems “Out of Step,” “Niemoeller,” “Heydrich,” “The Yeas and the Nays,” and “A Strip of Sea-coast”; draft poems, some later forming part of Still Life including "The Stoics," "Autopsy on a Sadist (After Lidice)," and "Der Fuehrer's Pot-Pourri."

Notebooks possibly also includes a draft letter; notes on George Bernard Shaw and Earle Birney; and a prose passage on our fighting men (Canadian soldiers).

See also: Box 4, File 29 (notebook relating to Dunkirk).

432 Still Life and Other Verse[between 1938 and 1943]

Annotated typescript; typescript carbon copy draft poems later forming part of Still Life including "Still Life," "The Impatient Earth," "The Stoics," "Old Harry," and "Come Away, Death."

See also: Box 4, Files 33, 34; Box 6, File 44 (notebook relating to Towards the Last Spike).

433The Truant[between 1942 and 1943]

Holograph notebook containing draft of "The Truant"; draft poems, including "Father Time"; prose commentary on "The Truant"

Possibly also includes class questions and miscellaneous prose passages.

435Collected poems (1st ed.)April 20, 1944

Author's proof sheets, annotated, for the Macmillan edition of Collected Poems, 1944

Poems, individual including drafts
426Dunkirk[between 1940 and 1941]

Holograph; notes and drafts.

Notebook containing holograph notes for and drafts of Dunkirk; introductions to the poem; miscellaneous notes.

427DunkirkJanuary 7, 1942

Author's proof copy, annotated for the Macmillan edition (4th printing). Includes related correspondence from W. Eayrs at Macmillan Company of Canada, January 7, 1942.

Six copies of the printed version can be found in the E.J. Pratt Pamphlet Collection.

431Still Life[between 1939 and 1943]

Holograph drafts of "Still Life"

Possibly also contains notes for a broadcast of Bréfeuf and his Brethren

434The Truant[between 1942 and 1943]

Five annotated typescript drafts of "The Truant"

Holograph, introductory notes and comments on "The Truant"

Box 5
Poems, collected including drafts
537Behind the Log and part of "Last Spike"[between 1945 and 1952]

Holograph notebook containing notes for and drafts of Behind the Log; prose commentary on Behind the Log; partial draft of Towards the Last Spike

Poems, individual including drafts
536They Are Returning[between 1944 and 1945]

Holograph notes for and drafts of They are Returning

Possibly includes notes on A.M. Klein and W. Wordsworth; and review of The Hinterland.

538Behind the Log[between 1945 and 1947]

Holograph notes for and drafts of Behind the Log; possibly includes introductory material for a toast.

Corrected typescript (carbon copy) draft of Behind the Log, with the forward.

539Behind the Log[between 1945 and 1947]

Annotated typescript; draft of Behind the Log

540Behind the Log[between 1945 and 1947]

Annotated typescript, carbon copy; draft of Behind the Log

 

541Behind the Log[between 1945 and 1947]

Printer's setting copy of Behind the Log; Corrected typescript and carbon copy, housed in folder marked "Dr. Pratt Behind the Log / Macmillan / Final Script"

Printer’s proof, paste-up, bound, annotated; title page signed by the illustrator Grant Macdonald.

Box 6
Poems, collected including drafts
644Towards the Last Spike[between 1950 and 1952]

Holograph; notes for and drafts of The Last Spike; introduction for a radio reading of Brébeuf and his Brethren (leaf 6-44-121)

Notebook possibly also includes introduction for radio readings of “Sea-Gulls,” “The Way of Cape Race,” “In Absentia,” “The History of John Jones,” “The Shark,” “A Woman on the Shore,” and “The Dying Eagle"; introductory material for an address on The Titanic; prose on Robert Frost; note recommending a student for a scholarship; review of A.M. Sullivan's Incident in Silver; introduction to a course; lecture notes on Beaumont and Fletcher, the decadents, Ben Jonson; draft letter, ca. 1950, to the President, reporting on expenses incurred and the state of his project on the last arctic expedition of Sir John Franklin; draft letter to a fellow poet recommending John Sutherland and Northern Review

See also: Box 10, File 70 for introductory material for a reading of The Titanic

Leafs numbered by previous archivist

Poems, individual including drafts
643Towards the Last Spike[between 1950 and 1952]

Holograph; notes for and drafts of Towards the Last Spike; autobiographical note (leaf 6-43-133)

Notebook also possibly includes prose on King Lear and miscellaneous notes

Leafs numbered by previous archivist

645Towards the Last Spike[between 1950 and 1952]

Holograph; draft of Towards the Last Spike

646Towards the Last Spike[between 1950 and 1952]

Holograph; notebook containing a later draft of Towards the Last Spike

647Towards the Last Spike[between 1950 and 1952]

Corrected typescript and carbon copy of Towards the Last Spike

648Towards the Last Spike[between 1950 and 1952]

Corrected typescript (carbon copy); partial draft of Towards the Last Spike

Box 7
Radio broadcasts
759Lines by Dr. E. J. "Ned" Pratt1959

Holograph draft; 2 copies of published typescript, "Lines by Dr. E.J. "Ned" Pratt on the occasion of Her Majesty's visit to Canada, 1959" (Toronto, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1959); commissioned to commemorate the visit to Canada of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip to open the St. Lawrence Seaway and to be read during a broadcast marking the Royal departure

Manuscript: Anon. gift

Poems, collected including drafts
750Collected poetry[betwen 1933 and 1951]

Annotated holograph, typescript, and photocopied notes on and drafts of both published and unpublished poetry and prose including: typescript, "Like Mother, Like Daughter" written for a 2T6 reunion (attached letter by David K Bernhardt (July 1, 1998) identifies women listed in poem; holograph, "Creation and procreation (to H.C.O.)" presentation copy for Pelham Edgar; [1929-30?]; typescript (cc), [poem for Elsie Pomeroy, Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, Mona Gould, and Annabel King to be sung to tune of God Save out King, 1943]' holograph draft, "Cycles"; photocopy of [Summit meetings] (on verso of [excavations at Saint Maire], Box 9, file 71); holograph, "Aime"; holograph, "Grace"; photocopied transcripts of  "But One Way," "Greetings to the Goggios," part of "Clay," "Today," and "Yesterday"

"Creation and procreation (to H.C.O.)" an anon. gift; poem for Elsie Pomeroy et al. gift of Mrs. V. Pratt and Miss C. Pratt; holograph of "Aime" belonged to Ethel Mulvany; photocopied typescripts and holograph emendations owned by Mrs. Viola Pratt

See Box 14, File 16 for additional photocopied letter from David K Bernhardt regarding "Like Mother, Like Daughter" and photocopy of poem

752The Fable of the Goats [between 1930 and 1937]

Holograph and transcript; notes on and drafts of poems, some later forming a part of The Fable of the Goats including: "The Deed," "The Human Doctor," "Carlo," "Blind from Singapore," "The Lawrence Fantasia," "Myth and Fact," "Greetings," "A Call," "The Good Earth," "The Field of Honor," [Toucan], "Old Days," [Up to This Year], "The Shell," "A Club Inventory of Hades," "Home," “The Prize Winner” ("The Prize Cat"), "The Inexpressible," "The Yeas and the Nays," "Heydrich," [The Old Organon (1225 A.D.)], "Dictator (Baritone)," "A Prayer-Medley," "The Demonstration," "This War," "The Seer," "The Illusion of Reality," "The Weather Glass," "The Decay of Romance," "Silence Under the Water"

753Collected unpublished poetry[1933?-1964?]

Holograph and typescript drafts of poems, mainly unpublished, and poems without titles, including: "Only One Way," "Haile's Dream," "The Tent of the Oak," "Like Mother, Like Daughter," "The Head of the Firm," "His Last Voyage," fragment of "The Sea-Shell," "Class Reunion";

Possibly also includes [The old organon (1225 A.D.)]

Poems, individual including drafts
754Sea Variations[between 1921 and 1923]

Annotated typescript draft

755Ode to December, 1917[1923?]

Typescript and presentation carbon copy

Gift of the estate of Paul Wallace

756A Timeless Moment (To Any Astronomer) [1933]; October 23, 1964

Holograph draft and final presentation copy; accompanied by letter from Moffatt Woodside to Arthur Moore explaining presentation copy

Gift of M. Woodside

757The Osprey[1936]; 1967; January 18, 1968

Holograph draft and final presentation copy; reduced facsimile of Pratt’s ms. on a Christmas card with illustration by Claire Pratt, woodcut and aquatint; accompanied by letter from Robert F. Chisolm to Dr. Arthur Moore

Gift of R.F. Chisolm

758Newfoundland Calling[between 1948 and 1949]; 1949; March 31, 1949

Holograph and typescript (carbon copy) drafts; press cuttings of poem from The Star Weekly

Box 8
Drama
862Clay[between 1918 and 1920]

Corrected typescript (carbon copy).; a drama; a portion was published as "A Fragment from a Story" in Newfoundland Verse, 1923

866Clay[between 1918 and 1923]

Corrected typescript, and Xerox copy of Clay; typescript copy of Rachel: A Sea-Story of Newfoundland in Verse (published 1917); typescript draft poems of “Steep are Thy Cliffs,” “Evening,” “The Angler,” “The Great Mother,” “The Seed Must Die,” and “The Loss of The Florizel of Cape Race,” some later forming a part of Newfoundland Verse (published 1923)

The scribblings at the conclusion of the mss. are by Pratt's daughter, Claire

See also: Box 1, File 1 and File 2 for annotated typescript copies of Rachel: A Sea-Story of Newfoundland in Verse

Box 10
Radio broadcasts
1079Moby Dick by Herman Melville[between 1920 and 1953]

Annotated typescript draft of a radio talk titled "The World's greatest sea story, Moby Dick"

Originally filed with notes and drafts for courses in American literature in Box 10, File 75.

1080Ontario School Broadcast: “Andrea del Sarto” (Called the “Faultless Painter”)[between 1954 and 1955]

Holograph notes and annotated typescript draft of a Ontario Department of Education School Broadcast on Robert Browning's "Andrea del Sarto"  for C.B.C. dated Tues. Jan. 18.

Originally filed with Paradise Lost: With Special Reference to the first three books and address on William Wordsworth given at Cornell University.

1082The Light Essay in Recent Canadian LiteratureDecember 11, 1934

Annotated typescript for Canadian Authors' Association radio broadcast titled "The Light Essay in Recent Canadian Literature," given on December 11, 1934; typescript "Introduction" and "Closing" notes for the broadcast

Originally filed with essays and books reviews in Box 10, File 78

Box 15
Poems, collected including drafts
151Published poems and prose[January 1913] - February 25, 1967

Tearsheets and xerographic copies of published poems and prose (some uncollected in volumes) including: "Down by the Sea" by Captain David Jones [pseudonym of Pratt], Acta Victoriana, vol. 3, no. 4, Jan. 1913; "Dead on the Field of Honor", Acta Victoriana, vol. XL, no. 7, June 1916; "The Angler", The Rebel, vol. 2, no. 6, Mar. 1918; "Invocation", The University Monthly, vol. 18, no. 6, Mar. 1818; "The Dear Illusion", The Rebel, vol. 3, no. 5, Mar. 1919; "A Dialogue by a Stream", The Rebel, vol. 4, no. 3, Dec. 1919; "On the Shore", The Rebel, vol. 4 (cover), no. 6, vol. 3 (p. 229), Mar. 1920; "Comrade", The Canadian Magazine, vol. 62, no. 6, Nov. 1923 - Ap. 1924; "The Depression Ends", The Canadian Forum, vol. XIII, no. 145, Oct. 1932; "Francis Bacon", Canadian Comment, Nov. 1933; "The Nativity", Canadian Home Journal, Dec. 1949, p. 9; "A Tribute to a Poet: The Canada Council Medal for Dr. E.J. Pratt", The Atlantic Advocate, May 1962, p. 22, 24; "Erosion", Discovery, Feb. 20, 1966;  "Sea-Gulls", The London Free Press, Feb. 25, 1967

Photographs
157Photographs of holograph notes and illustrations for literary works[1924-1960]

5 b&w photographs; 6 col. 35 mm slides

(Photos P1-6)
Box 17
Poems, collected including drafts
173The Poetry of E.J. PrattAugust 13, 1966

Excerpts of Pratt's poems including "Sea-Gulls," The Titanic, The Roosevelt and the Antinoe, "The Shark," and Brébeuf and his Brethren published in The Telegram Weekend Magazine, vol. 16, no. 33

1710Poems inscribed to Leonard W. BrockingtonSeptember 14, 1958; January 19, 1961; [between 1954 and 1964]

Holograph poems; includes "The Bird of Paradise," "Erosion," and "Mother and Child"; includes 2 b&w photographs of "Erosion" holograph and 1 4x5 inch b&w negative of "Erosion" holograph
 

Poems, individual including drafts
173DunkirkDecember 10, 1941

Published in New World Illustrated (December 10, 1941), pp. 7

173The TruantDecember 1942

Published in The Canadian Forum, 22 (December 1942), pp. 264-265

173They are ReturningJune 15, 1945

Published in Maclean's, 58 (June 15, 1945), pp. 5-6

Other prose
1711The Great Appeal and Final Triumph, Epilogue1927

Photocopied pages from pamphlet titled United to Serve: A Pictorial Presentation by Dezil G. Ridout, 1927, which includes lyrics for hymns by Pratt

Box 18
Radio broadcasts
1810Brébeuf and his Brethren[between 1943 and 1948]

Photocopies of dramatic reading of Brébeuf and his Brethren produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, broadcasted in 1948, musical accompaniment by Healey Willan

Photocopies of material held at the National Library of Canada. See description held with material.

See also: Box 33, Tape no. 10 and Box 36 for audio recordings of this production

Poems, collected including drafts
181Collected poetry[1932?] - [1964?]

Annotated typescript and photocopied typescript drafts of both published and unpublished poetry including: "Newfoundland Calling," "The Deed," "The Unromantic Moon," "Summit Meeting (Keep on Talking)," "The Osprey," "But One Way," "Bereft," "A Song to the Valiant," "Today," and 'Yesterday"

Poems, individual including drafts
186Newfoundland Seamen[1948]

holograph; includes holograph notes on history of the holograph

187Brébeuf and his Brethren1940

Annotated typescript (carbon copy); Annotated printed volume (Toronto: Macmillan, 1940); includes holograph donation note; donated by Mrs. Philip N. Bridges (Marjorie hismen Bridges), June 1985

Other prose
189Completed and uncompleted poetry and notes [1930?] - [1964?]

Typed transcriptions and photocopies of holograph completed and uncompleted poetry, some published and some unpublished; includes: "A Cold March," "To the Armistice on its twelfth anniversary," 'The Merry Company," "The Haunted House," "Spring," "Explorers," "All in the Day," "Courage was riding high," "The human doctor," "The Illusion of Reality," "His Last Voyage," and "Haile’s Dream"

Box 19
Radio broadcasts
192Behind the Log[1947?]

Mimeographed typescript

1912"Poet of the Sea" (Ned Pratt)August 8, 1957; September 30, 1957

Annotated typescript radio broadcast for Ontario School Broadcast series, Our Canadian Bookshelf, which interviewed Pratt on his poems; includes typescript letter and accompanying typescript draft of interview to Pratt from M.E. LaFountaine

1912The Titanic[between 1950 and 1964]

Undated typescript radio interview with Pratt discussing The Titanic

1912The TitanicDecember 2, 1958

Annotated typescript of Ontario School Broadcasts series, Senior English, radio interview with Pratt discussing The Titanic

Poems, collected including drafts
194Collected poetry[1921?] - [1958?]

Typescript drafts, some annotated, of published poems including: "Mother and Child," "Fire," "The Drowning," "The Weather Glass," "Carlo," "The Doctor in the Boat," "The Ice-Floes," "The morning plunge," 'In Absentia," "Cries Afar Off," "Ode to December, 1917," "Newfoundland Calling," "Summit Meetings," "Myth and Fact," and "The Child and The Wren" (with inscription “To Claire”); includes newspaper clipping of "Newfoundland Calling"

195Collected poetry[1923?] - [1958?]

Holograph, annotated typescript, carbon copies, and photocopies of drafts of both published and unpublished poetry including: "Mother and Child," "Cherries," "Tatterhead," "The Deed," "The Good Earth," "Myth and Fact," "To G.B.S.," "To D.H. Lawrence," "Displaced," "Greeting to the Goggios," "The Fisher Boy," "Steep Are Thy Cliffs," "Moonlight," "First-Born of England," "The Nativity," "Lake Success," "Blind from Singapore (Our orders are to burn the city)," "To Any Astronomer," "A Call," "The Dear Illusion," "The Unromantic Moon," "The Bird of Paradise," "Summit Meetings," "Old Harry," and "A Song to the Valiant"

Poems, individual including drafts
193Lines on the Occasion of Her Majesty's Visit to Canada, 1959[1959]

Holograph and typescript drafts of poem in commemoration of Queen's Elizabeth II's visit to Canada; includes newspaper clipping of poem published in The Telegram, Aug. 1, 1959

Drama
1915-18Clay[1920]

Annotated typescripts and carbon copies of drafts of Clay

Other prose
193Information re. effect of rolled oats on Scotchman (Towards the Last Spike)[between 1950 and 1952]

Holograph notes for Towards the Last Spike; part of paper missing

193Murder in the Library[195-?]

Annotated typescript of a play; undated and unsigned, possibly written by E.J. Pratt

Box 22
Illustrations
22 /OS6Illustration for Newfoundland Verse by Frederick H. Varley[1923]

Ink illustration for cover of Newfoundland Verse

22 /OS8Illustration for The Iron Door by Eric Arthur[1927]

Enlarged pencil illustration for cover of The Iron Door

Box 30
Other prose
30Microfilm rolls of Pratt's manuscripts [19--]

9 microfilm rolls of Pratt's manuscripts, including drafts of poems, radio broadcasts, drama, professional materials, and other prose in Boxes 1-10

Labels on microfilm rolls and contents of rolls incorrect

Box 31
Poems, collected including drafts
314Blind and The Text of the Oath1978

Two poems, "Blind" and "The Text of the Oath" published posthumously in issue of Acta Victoriana, Centennial 1878-1978, Vol. 102, No. 2, Fall 1978, pp. 55; includes interview with Northrop Frye who speaks about Pratt (pp. 53-54)

Poems, individual including drafts
313From 'Dunkirk'October 1941

Excerpts of verses from Dunkirk, including "The Crew," "The Multipedes on the Roads," and "In the Skies"; Reproduced in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, Vol. LIX, No. 1, October 1941, pp. 10-15

313In MemoriamDecember 1919

Published in Acta Victoriana, War Supplement, December 1919, pp. 7

313The CachalotNovember 1925

Published in The Canadian Forum, Vol. VI, No. 62, November 1925, pp. 47-51

See also: notes: Box 1, Files 4, 5, 8; Box 2, File 15

313The Ice-FloesApril 1922

Published in The Canadian Forum, Vol. II, No. 19, April 1922, pp. 591-93

314The DecisionJanuary 1928

Printed in The London Mercury, Vol. XVII, No. 99, January 1928, pp. 244, edited by J.C. Squire

Fragile, handle with care

314The Lament of the Wets1963

Published in Douglas Library Notes, vol. XII, no. 2, Spring 1963; reproduction of verses cut from the published version of The Witches' Brew, but found in a typescript edition of the poem part of the Edith and Lorne Pierce Collection of Canadiana at Queen's University, and considered the sole extant copy of the original version of The Witches' Brew by Pratt

314The Manger Under the StarDecember 1938

Clipping of reproduction the cover design for the journal World Friends, which includes Pratt's poem "The Manger Under the Star"; Reproduced and published in The Canadian Historical Review, December 1938, pp. i

314The SubmarineDecember 1938

Published in The Canadian Forum, Vol. XVIII, No. 215, December 1938, pp. 274-75

314The Unromantic Moon1958

First publication of poem, "The Unromantic Moon," published in Canadian Author & Bookman, vol. 34, no. 1, Spring 1958, pp. 17; includes a short biography on Pratt on pp. 16

See also: Box 18, File 1 and Box 19, File 5, for drafts of the poem

Other prose
313Editorial, Acta VictorianaDecember 1923; October 1923

Published in Acta Victoriana, Vol. 48. No. 3, December 1923, pp. 16 [Pratt served as Literary Adviser.]; Portrait of Pratt in Editorials of Acta Victoriana, October 1923, incomplete

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