File contains correspondence between J. Gordon Duff and Dr. A. Whitney Matthews, as well as correspondence between Duff and Dr. A. Tingley, Alice Morre, and other series of letters between Matthews and Dean G.A. Burbidge of the Maritime of College of Pharmacy. File also contains convocation addresses by Matthews, as well as newspaper articles.
File contains a copy of Budge Wilson's "Ann Connor Brimer Talk," the keynote address at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, which launched Canadian Children's Book Week in 1999. The speech addresses the state of children's literature in Nova Scotia. The file also includes a copy of a fax sent to Budge Wilson from regarding the schedule for the Canadian Children's Book Week Gala.
File contains drafts and notes for Budge Wilson's "Message for the Students at the Celebration on March 19, 1998," congratulating those who took part in the Sharla Project writing competition in Mexico City.
File contains a copy of Budge Wilson's acceptance speech printed in School Libraries in Canada (Summer 1991) for her Canadian Library Association (CLA) Young Adult Canadian Book Award for "The Leaving," and a copy of her letter to the magazine regarding the omission of the title of her book from the published speech. The speech was originally delivered at the CLA/CACL Book Awards Banquet in Montreal, Quebec. The file also includes an annotated, typescript copy of the speech, possibly used at the awards presentation.
File contains Budge Wilson's handwritten notes for her contribution to a round table talk on children's literature in connection with the "Reading for Life" festival at the Canadian Children's Book Centre in Toronto, Ontario.