File contains incoming and copies of outgoing correspondence between Budge Wilson and Lindsay Brown, books editor for the Sunday Daily News and two drafts of Wilson's review of "Words Unrealized: Short Stories of Adolescence by Canadian Writers," edited by Andrew Garrod and Janet Webster (St. John's: Breakwater Press, 1991).
File contains correspondence between Budge Wilson and Thistledown Press Ltd., regarding her short story anthology "My War." The file includes correspondence from the publisher and a draft and copy of Wilson's reply.
File contains correspondence regarding Budge Wilson's book "Sharla," between Wilson and Stoddart Kids. The file includes incoming correspondence as well as copies and drafts of Wilson's outgoing correspondence.
File contains a incoming correspondence from Eugenie Fernandes, the illustrator for Budge Wilson's book "The Fear of Angelina Domino," and copies and drafts of Wilson's outgoing correspondence. The file also contains some of Fernandes' drawings and sketches for the book.
File contains materials relating to Budge Wilson's Christmas poem "Victor," which was written for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and broadcast on CBC radio and over the cbc4kids.ca website, with illustrations by Kevin Sylvester.
File contains correspondence regarding Budge Wilson's book "The Leaving," which was awarded various honours by the American Library Association (ALA) and the New York Public Library: Horn Book Fanfare, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, an ALA Notable Book Award, a Best Book for Young Adults from the American Library Association, and short listed for the book list Best Book of the Year Award.
File contains a copy of the program for the Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony at Rideau Hall, Ottawa on March 11, 2005, where Budge Wilson became a member of the Order of Canada. The file also includes a card from David Smythe, general manager of the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa, where she stayed.
File contains the invitation, certificate and accompanying letter, and two copies of the program for the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Investiture held at Government House, Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 11, 2012. Budge Wilson was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
File contains two copies of the event program, copies of correspondence calling for "Roasts and Toasts for Budge" that were sent out to her closest friends and colleagues, and a copy of the book "Budge" with tributes published by the Hubbards Writers Society.
File contains a typed and annotated draft of Budge Wilson's book "Mystery Lights at Blue Harbour" and a letter from her editor at Scholastic-TAB Publications Ltd., Sheila Dalton. The draft is missing some pages and included pages are out of order. A note from Budge Wilson on one of the pages reads "pages missing may not have needed edit."
File contains a typed and annotated draft of Budge Wilson's book "Mystery Lights at Blue Harbour" and handwritten pages with Wilson's notes. The draft was typed by a professional typist after the first handwritten draft and Wilson's first typed version.
File consists of a coloured map of Churchill, Manitoba, created by Dwight Allen, for the Polar Inn. Includes two letters between Dany Alard, and Budge Wilson regarding permission to reproduce the map in the book Sharla.
File contains an annotated, typed draft of Budge Wilson's book "The Cat that Barked" and copies of correspondence between Budge Wilson and Sheila Dalton regarding the manuscript. This version (with the changes made) was sent to Lesley Choyce and Terry Roscoe.