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Mr. Manuel Jenkins : drafts

File contains two drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "Mr. Manuel Jenkins" and a copy of the story as it appeared in "Atlantica: Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland" (edited by Lesley Choyce and published by Goose Lake). This story was included in Wilson's 2002 anthology "Fractures."

Trongate fury : draft

File contains an annotated draft of Budge Wilson's second book in the Izzie series, "Trongate Fury." The file also contains a copy of a letter from Wilson to Penguin publishers about the manuscript.

Friends : typed draft sent to editor

File contains an incomplete draft (missing "Big Little Gerome") with a few pencil corrections, which was sent to Barbara Berson, editor with Penguin Canada. The short story anthology was later renamed "Friendships."

Friendships : draft with notes for Helen Reeves

File contains typed drafts with corrections for the twelve short stories included in Budge Wilson's "Friendship" anthology. File also includes notes for Wilson's editor, Helen Reeves, at Penguin Canada.

Former premier: memoirs of the honorable E.C. Drury

This file contains 1 book, titled "Former Premier: memoirs of the honorable E.C. Drury," published in 1966. First page contains inscription: “to my long time friend Melvine Cuming, E.C Drury. Within the book folds, contains newspaper clippings of the passing of E.C Dryrrt

Such a din! : poems

File contains Kenneth Leslie's personal copy of his collection of poems, 'Such a din!', published in 1936. Leslie used this copy as a working copy when compiling his anthology of poems, 'O'Malley to the Reds and other poems" in 1972. File contains inked corrections, additions, and excisions in Leslie's hand (addition of dedications -- largely to Robert Norwood -- for a few poems, as well as a few title and spelling changes, with poems not be included in the anthology crossed out).