File contains three letters from Arthur Doughty, written when he was joint librarian of the Legislative Library. The letters primarily discuss the shipping of books to John Stewart McLennan, but also make reference to an exhibit curated by Doughty and some historical letters regarding Louisbourg.
Series consists of independent short stories written by Budge Wilson (i.e., those not included in complete anthologies by Wilson). Series includes drafts and proofs with annotations by Budge Wilson and her editors.
File contains a notebook with a handwritten draft of Budge Wilson's short story "Mrs. MacIntosh," which was published in "Islands in the Harbour" (1990). The file also contains a letter from Wilson's sister Joan Colborne.
File contains three annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "Questions and Answers," which was published in "The First Time," edited by Charles Montpetit (Victoria, B.C. : Orca Book Publishers, 1995).
File contains three annotated, typed drafts and two handwritten drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "The Eager Beaver" (also titled "The Damn Dam" and "The Reluctant Beaver"), which was included in the anthology "Avinngaq, and Other Great Canadian Fables" (Medicine Hat, Alta: Aeso Press, 1991).
File contains an annotated proof of Budge Wilson's short story "The Listener," which was included in her anthology "Mothers and Other Strangers." The file also contains two pages of Wilson's handwritten notes about the story.
File contains a spiral-bound notebook with a handwritten draft of Budge Wilson's book, which was published as "Oliver's Wars." The notebook bears several possible titles, including "Oliver's Wars," "Many Kinds of War," "Another Kind of War," "Several Kinds of War," "Different Kinds of War," and "Various Kinds of War." The file also includes loose-leaf notes on the book and printouts of historical weather data from Environment Canada for January and February 1991.
File contains the first handwritten draft of Budge Wilson's book "The Gift," later published as "The Best / Worst Christmas Present Ever," and a letter to Sandra Bogart, Acquisitions Editor at Scholastic Books.
File contains a mixture of annotated, typed pages and handwritten pages with edits to Budge Wilson's book "The Cat that Barked" following submission to Scholastic Publishing and preceding submission to Kids Can Press.