File includes an issue of Canadian Review of Music and Art published in 1944 (Volume 2, Numbers 9 and 10). The issue includes an article by John Bauer titled "Ellen Ballon - Canada's Outstanding (Woman) Pianist." Canadian Review of Music and Art was published in Toronto, Ontario by Canadian Review Publishing.
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 an annotated, typed draft (with an inserted handwritten page) of Budge Wilson's short story "My War" (previously titled "My Lovely War"), which was published in "Notes Across the Aisle" (Thistledown Press).
File contains three versions of Budge Wilson's short story "Lysandra's Poem": a reading copy, a copy of the story as it appeared in "The Antigonish Review"; and a copy of the story from the proofs of Wilson's anthology "The Leaving."
File contains the Crackers magazine that includes Budge Wilson's short story "Big Little Jerome," as well as a typed page with Wilson's original ending to the story, which was cut by Crackers and other anthologies in which the story appears.
File contains an annotated, typed draft of Budge Wilson's short story "My War," which was published in "Notes Across the Aisle" (Thistledown Press). The file also includes an invoice from L. Marie Davis for the "Disk and 2 print copies of manuscript 'My War'".
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 photographs of Blomidon, King's County, Nova Scotia and the Town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, in addition to copies of poems, birthday invitations, an edited biography of Joyce Barkhouse from the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia website, and family history documents.