Fonds consists of newsletters and poetry publications from 1971-1979. Most of the publications feature poetry written by Velma Brown, but a number of other authors are also featured, including Sidney M. Parker, known as the blind poet of Truro, Nova Scotia.
File consists of an early version of the opening chapter of the manuscript The Story of Hector Tomàs, by Ian Colford, entered as a writing sample to the Humber School for Writers, in July 2003. The editorial notes inserted by Alister MacLeod
Fond contains manuscripts and assorted materials created by Ian Colford, including correspondence regarding reading series, manuscript rejection letters and general correspondence; student essays; notebooks; an academic transcript; class notes; and miscellaneous writings.
Item consists of the typescript of Sophie's Blood: the confessions of Joseph Blanchard by Ian Colford. The work won the 24th Atlantic Writing Competition award for unpublished novels. Ian Colford's pseudonym / pen name Packard Bell appears on the title page, for the competition. Includes a letter from Jane Buss, Executive Director, Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia, to Ian Colfard announcing the winner. Also includes two judges reviews (3 pages)
Item consists of the manuscript of Sophie's Blood: the confessions of Joseph Blanchard by Ian Colford. The manuscript won the 24th Atlantic Writing Competition award for unpublished novels. Ian Colford's name appears on the title page.
File consists of the revised version of the typescript Evidence by Ian Colford. This version was submitted to Porcupine's Quill in August 2006. The editorial notes are by Doris Cowan, a free lance editor working for Porcupine's Quill