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Joyce Barkhouse fonds File
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Assorted documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

File includes a letter to children's author Claire MacKay and copies of publications that include stories by Joyce Barkhouse, including Hi Venture magazine and the Canadian Children's Literature journal. The file also includes photograph...

Assorted documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

File contains articles by Joyce Barkhouse (and others) for the Wesley Knox United Church, including "For Mothers and Others"; the announcements of the Thomas H. Raddall endowment at Dalhousie University Libraries; family postcards; photo...

Correspondence from Joyce's great grandchildren

File contains correspondence from and about Joyce's great grandchildren. Materials include four cards from the grandchildren, one photograph of a child, correspondence regarding the children, and a poem written by Joyce called "First Pet...

Correspondence regarding Pit Pony audio book

File contains correspondence with Janet and Joyce Barkhouse about making an audio book version of Pit Pony. The file includes pricing for the book, sales, an agreement, and a photograph of Joyce Barkhouse with the book, and a newspaper clipping. T...

Documents and photographs related to A Saga of the Dark One

File contains documents and photographs related to A Saga of the Dark One. Photographs depict ships in the Halifax waterfront with many people standing around them, possibly for the Tall Ships Festival. Documents include typed pages regarding viki...

Documents regarding appointment to the Order of Nova Scotia

File contains correspondence, invitations to the ceremony, programs, congratulations cards, newspaper clippings about the event, and the agenda for the ceremony. The file also contains three photographs of Joyce Barkhouse and others in attendance.

Documents related to the death of Charles Edward Ells

File contains documents related to the death of Charles Edward Ells, Joyce Barkhouse's cousin. Materials include a selective pictorial biography with family pictures, correspondence with his immediate family, an obituary, articles, and a phot...

Drafts and other documents for Anna's Pet

File includes correspondence, licensing and royalty information, a draft of the book with illustrations, a published copy of the book, and the publishing agreement with Lorimer for the children's book Anna's Pet by Joyce Barkhouse and Ma...

Drafts of short stories by Joyce Barkhouse

File contains typescript and handwritten drafts of short stories, including "Doctor's Daughter," "The Excursion," "For Marian" (eulogy for Marian Lacey), "Adventures in an Automobile," "The Indian ...

One photograph of Milton Joseph Barkhouse

File contains one photograph of Milton Joseph Barkhouse, Joyce's husband, at age 16. He is pictured facing sideways, wearing a jacket, tie, and shirt. The photograph is mounted, and was taken by Canadian School Studios.

Photograph of Dr. Harold Edwin Killam

File contains one photograph of Dr. Harold Edwin Killam, Joyce Barkhouse's father, in his home office. Killam was involved with Dalhousie's Faculty of Medicine.

Photograph of Dr. Harold Leslie Atwood

File contains a matted photograph of Dr. Harold Leslie Atwood, the brother of writer Margaret Atwood and nephew of Joyce Barkhouse. The photograph was likely taken for his graduation from the University of Toronto (B.A.).

Photograph of Margaret Atwood

File contains a matted photograph of Margaret "Peggy" Atwood, Joyce Barkhouse's niece, likely taken for her graduation from the University of Toronto i n 1961.

Photograph of Margaret and Kathleen Killam

File contains one photograph of Margaret and Kathleen Killam around the time of their weddings. It is a portrait style photograph, with both people looking off to the side.

Photograph of schoolchildren taught by Harold Edwin Killam

File contains one mounted photograph of schoolchildren taught by H.E. (Harold Edwin) Killam (1878-1957) when he was 16 years old. Killam is seated in the centre of the photograph. The children of varying ages are posed for a group shot, and the ph...

Photographs of Joyce Barkhouse with others

File contains four photographs of Joyce Barkhouse with other people. One photograph is taken when she was younger, and is posing with four other people around her age. The others feature Barkhouse as an older woman, posing with other people of sim...

Photographs of Joyce Barkhouse's family

File contains two photographs of Joyce Barkhouse's family. One is in the form of a Christmas card from 1946, and depicts Joyce's children Janet and Murray standing outside with the caption "Love & best wishes from Joyce & Mi...

Photographs of Margaret Atwood

File contains seven photographs of Margaret "Peggy" Atwood, taken by Oliver Cogswell, the son of Kay, Joyce Barkhouse's sister.

Photographs with family and friends, including vacations

File contains various photographs belonging to Joyce Barkhouse depicting her family (including Margaret Atwood), friends, and travels. These include a trip to Oberammergau in 1980 with Mary Wade, Mildred Smith, and Frances Brown, as well as trips ...

Smallest Rabbit and related documents and photographs

File contains a copy of "Smallest Rabbit" by Joyce Barkhouse and illustrated by Barbara Martin, published by Lancelot Press, along with correspondence regarding the book and photographs of Barkhouse and Martin with the book. The file als...