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Joyce Barkhouse fonds
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Song of Hiawatha

Item consists of one book titled "Song of Hiawatha" owned by Joyce as a child and later read to her children. The book is small and bound in maroon leather.

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.

Smallest Rabbit and related documents and photographs

File contains a copy of "Smallest Rabbit" by Joyce Barkhouse and illustrated by Barbara Martin, published by Lancelot Press, along with correspondence regarding the book and photographs of Barkhouse and Martin with the book. The file also contains a copy of Barkhouse's speech about the book, a partial draft, and order form.

The Story of Little Martin

File contains an unpublished manuscript by Joyce Barkhouse with a mixture of handwritten and typed pages, with annotations.

The Story of Little Martin

File contains an unpublished manuscript by Joyce Barkhouse with a mixture of handwritten and typed pages, with annotations.

Drafts and other documents for Anna's Pet

File includes correspondence, licensing and royalty information, a draft of the book with illustrations, a published copy of the book, and the publishing agreement with Lorimer for the children's book Anna's Pet by Joyce Barkhouse and Margaret Atwood. The file also has two photographs from a puppet adaptation of Anna's Pets by Mermaid Theatre, directed by Fred Thury and designed by Tom Miller. Two other stories by Margaret Atwood, "Flying Rabbits and their Ancestors" and "Silent Sam and the Singing Sausage from Saturn" are also included.

The Pit Pony

File contains a published copy of The Pit Pony by Joyce Barkhouse, published by the Gage Educational Publishing Company.

Drafts of The Lost Ship

File contains various draft versions with annotations of the story also known as "The Ship in the Forest".