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Budge Wilson fonds

  • MS-2-650
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2018
Fonds consists of manuscripts and proofs of Budge Wilson's books and short stories; correspondence with publishers, students, and teachers; publicity material; photocopies and clippings of reviews, profiles, and notices regarding awards and appearances; diaries; recorded radio interviews; and an assortment of other documents created and collected by the author throughout her writing career. The fonds also contains materials relating to the adaptation of Wilson's novel "Before Green Gables" into a Japanese animated television series.

Wilson, Budge (Marjorie)

Stories for my godson

File contains an illustrated story, written by Dr. Northway ("Godmother Mars") to her godson, Karl. Budge Wilson did the illustrations circa 1955. The file also

Cassandra's driftwood : final drafts

File contains two typed and annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's book "Cassandra's Driftwood," and black and white copies of illustrations for the book.

Thank you letters from Westmore Academy

  • MS-2-650.2000-033, Box 26, Folder 44
  • File
  • May 5, 1998 - June 2, 1998
  • Part of Budge Wilson fonds

File includes a copy of Budge Wilson's response to the grade three class at Westmore Academy in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, and four drawings by the children of scenes from Wilson's books.

Duff's monkey business : drafts and related correspondence

File contains two drafts of Budge Wilson's book "Duff's Monkey Business" and related correspondence with the publisher, Formac Publishing Company Limited, which include early proposed drawings by the illustrator Kim LaFave.

A fiddle for Angus : drafts

File contains annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's book "A Fiddle For Angus," originally titled "A Fiddle for Luther." The file also contains four slides with illustrations for the book.

Letters and drawings from students at L.M. Montgomery School

File contains letters from students in Laurie Hannan's grade 9 English class at Richomd Regional High School after completing an author study on five of Budge Wilson's books: "Sharla," "Oliver's Wars," "Thirteen Never Changes," "Lorinda's Diary," and "Breakdown."

Budge Wilson study unit : responses to selections

File contains letters and drawings in response to Budge Wilson's books "The Long Wait," "Cassandra's Driftwood," "Harold and Harold," "John Bertrand Nijinsky and Charlie," and "Going Bananas," written by students at Salem Elementary School.

The Christmas that almost wasn't : drafts

File contains various drafts of Budge Wilson's book "The Christmas that Almost Wasn't," previously titled "The Christmas of the Big Blow." File includes copies of illustrations for the book.

Budge Wilson's own ideas for artwork for The Long Wait

File contains three drawings by Budge Wilson (one pencil sketch and two coloured drawings with textual excerpts from the story) that she created for her children's story "The Long Wait." The published version of the story is illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes.

Student artwork given to Budge Wilson

File contains student artwork given to Budge Wilson from various presentations that she gave at elementary schools. The artwork relates to her books, including "Manfred the Unmanageable Monster," the Lorinda Dauphinee book series, "The Long Wait," "Mystery Lights at Blue Harbour," "A House far from Home," and "The Worst Christmas Present Ever."

Student artwork given to Budge Wilson

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.

Student artwork given to Budge Wilson

File contains thank you cards hand drawn and written by students, given to Budge Wilson on her school tours, including those from the Lady Eaton School in Omemee, Ontario.

Books of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains records related to published books including Abraham Gesner, Anna's Pet, George Dawson: The Little Giant, The Pit Pony, The Purple Cloak, The Smallest Rabbit, The Witch of Port LaJoye, The Lost Ship, and The Story of Little Martin. Types of records included here are drafts, galleys, published books, research materials, sketches, and audio-visual materials relating to published works.

The long wait

Subseries contains handwritten and typescript drafts of Budge Wilson's book "The Long Wait," previously titled "The Incredible Wait." Subseries includes Budge Wilson's ideas for illustrations for the book and a typescript of its French translation, "Une Incroyable Attente," translated by Florence Treadwell.

Books and short story anthologies by Budge Wilson

Series consists of research, manuscripts, and drafts of books and short story anthologies written by Budge Wilson. Series also contains some draft illustrations by Budge Wilson and artists with whom she collaborated, including Terry Roscoe, and signed, published copies of her books.

A fiddle for Angus

Subseries consists of drafts and proofs for Budge Wilson's children's book "A Fiddle for Angus," previously titled "A Fiddle for Luther" and "Luther's Fiddle." The subseries also contains four colour slides with illustrations by Susan Tooke.

School visits

Series consists of cards, letters, artwork, and stories given to Budge Wilson by children in schools that she visited in her capacity as an author.

The best/worst Christmas present ever

Subseries consists of handwritten and typescript drafts of Budge Wilson's children's book "The Best/Worst Christmas Present Ever." The book was previously titled "The Gift." Subseries also contains a sketch for an illustration by Terry Roscoe.
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