File contains drafts for speeches given by Budge Wilson, including to Larry Amey's class at Dalhousie University; a speech on Oliver's Wars; and a talk on Margaret Laurence at the Wenjack Theatre at the University of Trent.
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.
File contains a copy of the report prepared by Mary Culham and Pierre Sved on the Sharla Project, including a description of the project, program, a financial report, and reports from the winners of the short story competition (Maria-Fernanda Manzano and Natalia Morris), including copies of their winning submissions.
File contains various photographs belonging to Joyce Barkhouse depicting her family, friends, and travels. These include trips to Barbados, Florida, Ontario, Toronto, Lunenberg, Yarmouth, Harbourville, and the Prince George Hotel in Halifax, as well as Barkhouse's 75th birthday party.
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.
File consists of the itinerary schedule regarding the launch event for "Before Green Gables" by Budge Wilson, held at the Royal Ontario Museum, February 12, 2008. Includes the typescripts of electronic email messages of Budge Wilson regarding the arrangements for the event.
File contains student artwork given to Budge Wilson from various presentations that she gave at elementary schools. The artwork includes thank you cards and drawings related to her books, including Mr. John Bertrand Nijinsky and Charlie," and "The Best/Worst Christmas Present Ever." The file also includes thank you letters from elementary school classes, including from the Lady Eaton School in Omemee, Ontario, and a class list for an unidentified class and school.
File contains two drafts of letters written by Budge Wilson to accompany the "RefleXions Un-Program," a language arts program run by Scholastic Canada Ltd. that distributed books to Canadian classrooms.
File contains four annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "The Christmas of the Big Blow," which eventually became "The Christmas that Almost Wasn't." The file also contains a rejection letter from Weekend Magazine.
File contains two annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "The Reunion," and a copy of the story as it appeared in The Sunday Star, as the Judges' Choice for the Star short story contest. One of the drafts bears the pseudonym "Anna MacGregor."