The collection consists of pamphlets, posters, leaflets and scattered newspapers and periodicals in French and German. The bulk of the material concerns the Vichy government of France; the remainder includes anti-German and anti-Vichy government propaganda circulated by the French Resistance, the Austrian Liberation Front, etc.
Series consists of editorial cartoons drawn for newspapers, illustrations created for newspapers and other publications, Christmas cards illustrated by Innes, and sketches. The majority of the cartoons pertain to World War I.
Item is a cartoon by Innes showing Sir Joe Flavelle walking a pig labelled “$3,000,000.00 profits on bacon” into a bank with the caption “Sir Joseph: Come into your nice sty, piggy. The kind [?]-Keeper will look after you while I am away doing lots more patriotic work.”
Item is a Christmas card inscribed “And may we, all working together, find a worthy place for John Innes’ Great Work, portraying in 21 pictorial chapters the historic conquest, by The Pioneers, of Canada’s Vast Spaces!” This likely relates to the “From Trail to Rail” collection of Innes’ paintings.
The collection consists of letters written by Charles Olson to five men who edited and published his works: Robin Blaser, Andrew Crozier, Barry Hall, LeRoi Jones, and Ed Sanders. Some of the letters were accompanied by manuscripts produce by Olson during the period 1965 to 1969. Collection includes a group of student assignments (mostly poetry) collected by Olson when he was in residence at University of British Columbia in 1963.