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Floor plan of mountain cabin ; guest rules ; poem written by "Cap", a neighbor at the cabin, about Douglas' trip to the east coast, ca. 1940.

"A February Face"

Unfinished autobiography covering years from childhood to early twenties, written in the early 1940s.


Incoming correspondence from and about literary agents.


Gordon Moe
Man Behind Rhizoma, The
Peaceful Professor
Something New Has Been Added to Alfalfa
This Alfalfa Took Over 30 Years Agrowing
This Professor Makes Good in Alfalfa Fields


Information for articles on a type of alfalfa developed at UBC ; includes correspondence with Gordon and Olive Moe, articles by Moe on rhizoma and a draft of Douglas' article (early 1950's).

Altherr, Eric

letters to Eric and Gilean from his family, 1933 ; 7 letters to Eric, 1933-1939 ; 5 letters to Altherr from J. Harriman (1938), 1 from "Billie" (Bell) ; 2 letters to Douglas, 1942.

Altherr, Eric

Douglas married Altherr in 1933 ; they separated in 1938 & divorced in 1947.
15 letters to Gilean.


Incoming/outgoing correspondence re : requests for use of Douglas' material in various anthologies.

Aron, Art & Elaine

The Arons moved to Cortes in 1967 as part of the "back-to-the-land" movement . They became close friends of Douglas and kept in touch after moving away in 1973.


Consists of three subgroups as originally organized by Douglas : Mountain Articles (arranged alphabetically by title), Coast Articles, and Other Articles (both groups arranged by subject, then alphabetically by titles). Most of the articles date from the late 1940s through the 1980s.

Articles about Victoria (Manuscripts)

Copies of articles selected by Douglas for inclusion in book.

B.C.'s Victorian Past
Duel In Victoria
Garters & Gab In England
Chain Gang Changeover
Lay Losers
The Cat That Changed A Court Case
A Lively Victorian Past

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