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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; photographs of Joyce Barkhouse; correspondence; printouts of Google search results for Joyce Barkhouse; magazines featuring her writing (including 10 "Canadian Boy" magazines with installments of her story "Purple Cloak"); programs from the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children's Literature (1991); newspaper clippings; Janet Barkhouse's nomination of her mother for the Order of Nova Scotia; and a draft of "Doctor's Daughter."

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 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.

Awards and grants received by Budge Wilson

File contains Budge Wilson's applications for grants, clippings and newsletters announcing awards and prizes won by Wilson, and programs from awards' ceremonies. The awards/prizes include the CBC Literary Competition, Canadian Children's Book Centre Memorable Canadian Books for Young People, Nova Scotia's Aid to Established Writers Award, the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award, Canada Council for the Arts' grants, and the Ann Connor Brimer award from the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia.

Before Green Gables : [article]

File contains a clipping from an article on Budge Wilson's "Before Green Gables" from Carousel, no. 39 (June 2008).

Book histories for books by Joyce Barkhouse

File contains written histories of various uses and publications of books by Joyce Barkhouse, termination and publication agreements, correspondence, and some photocopied newspaper clippings of reviews. Books referenced in this file include: The Witch of Port LaJoye, A Name for Himself: A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall, Yesterday's Children, George Dawson, The Little Giant (originally called The Little Doctor), Anna's Pet (with Margaret Atwood), and Smallest Rabbit. The file also includes the brochure for an exhibit at the Mary E. Black Gallery by the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design of "The Lorenzen Pottery, Ernst and Alma Lorenzen: Contributions to Nova Scotia Craft Since 1949."

Born storyteller : [article]

File contains a clipping of an article on Budge Wilson that appeared in Atlantic Books Today (no. 74, pp. 16-17).

Brahms German requiem

File contains a program and advertisement for a concert by Symphony Nova Scotia, conducted by Georg Tintner, in collaboration with the First Baptist Church Choir, directed by David MacDonald; Georgian Singers of Halifax, directed by Dr. Walter Kemp; Halifax Camerata Singers, directed by Jeff Joudrey; and Truro Cantabile Singers, directed by Jeff Joudrey. The file also contains a translation for the text of Brahms' German Requiem, Op. 45 and two newspaper reviews of the concert. The concert also included a performance of Peter Lieberson's Viola Concerto No. 1, featuring Steven Dann as the soloist.

Budge Wilson's tributes to Margaret Laurence

File contains a copy of Budge Wilson's memorial talk for Margaret Laurence, delivered at Trent University on February 2, 1987 and later published in the Canadian Woman Studies journal. The file also contains a copy of the program from Wilson's memorial tribute and a copy of an article on Budge Wilson's address at the Halifax Main Library on Margaret Laurence.

Canadian choral magic

File contains a program, two copies of a poster, blank door prize forms, and newspaper clippings of advertisements for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers at St. Andrew's United Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The concert featured sacred and secular choral music.

Canadian itinerary for the Sharla Project

File contains Budge Wilson's notes, correspondence, and programs for the Sharla Project, which included appearances in Churchill, Winnipeg, and Mexico City. The Canadian portion of the trip went from October 26 to November 4, 1998.

Chichester Psalms

File contains a program, flyer, and two posters for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers. The file also includes newspaper clippings of reviews of the concert.

Chronicle Herald spotlight on cultural development in Nova Scotia

File contains a newspaper clipping of an article from The Chronicle Herald, which includes Budge Wilson's comments on the question "Which political party would foster cultural development in Nova Scotia?". The newspaper article also features responses from Charlotte Wilson-Hammond, Clam Harbour artist; Jamie Bradley, ACTRA Maritime national councilor and national vice-president of ACTRA; Josh MacDonald, playwright and screenwriter; Gordon Lamp, executive director of Music Nova Scotia; Walter Forsyth, Halifax-based filmmaker; and Mary Pat Mombourquette, managing director of Symphony Nova Scotia.

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. The file also includes correspondence relating to a song by Rosalee Peppard written for Joyce Barkhouse.

Correspondence with Formac Publishing Co. Ltd. regarding Pit Pony

File contains correspondence between Joyce Barkhouse and the Formac Publishing Company about the reprint of the Pit Pony. The file includes emails about the illustrations and the movie, royalty statements, a copy of a proposed illustration, Amazon reviews of the book, and a newspaper clipping of Maclean's bestseller list.

Correspondence with Janet Barkhouse

File contains a letter to Janet Barkhouse from her mother, Joyce Barkhouse, which mentions, among other things, her story "Connie Catches a Fish." The file also contains a story about Joyce's childhood, typed by Janet; a newspaper clipping about Joyce's brother Fred Killam's retirement from the family orchard at Woodville; a copy of an obituary for Gardy Killam (Fred's wife, d. 2008); and a copy of a poem written for Dr. H.E. Killam for his 53rd birthday.

Correspondence with the Institute for Early Childhood Education and Developmental Services

  • MS-2-650.1998-086, Box 21, Folder 27
  • File
  • July 21, 1998 - November 11, 1998
  • Part of Budge Wilson fonds

File contains correspondence from, and copies of Budge Wilson's correspondence to, the Institute for Early Childhood Education and Developmental Services (IECEDS) in Truro, Nova Scotia regarding Wilson's guest speech at their convocation. The file also contains a copy of a newspaper clipping with the Fall graduates, a copy of the convocation program, and Brenda Putnam's introductory speech for Wilson.
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