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Donna Morrissey fonds

  • MS-2-753
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2012
Fonds contains manuscripts and typescripts (print and electronic), drafts, page proofs, illustrations, digital photographs, and published copies of the novels, scripts, and short stories written by Donna Morrissey. It also contains e-mail and printed correspondence, press material and book reviews, and resource material from a workshop.

Morrissey, Donna, 1956-

Former premier: memoirs of the honorable E.C. Drury

This file contains 1 book, titled "Former Premier: memoirs of the honorable E.C. Drury," published in 1966. First page contains inscription: “to my long time friend Melvine Cuming, E.C Drury. Within the book folds, contains newspaper clippings of the passing of E.C Dryrrt

Fractures : final changes

File contains a few pages from a final annotated proof of Budge Wilson's short story anthology "Fractures."

Fractures : proofs

File contains annotated proofs of Budge Wilson's short story anthology "Fractures."

Friends : typed draft sent to editor

File contains an incomplete draft (missing "Big Little Gerome") with a few pencil corrections, which was sent to Barbara Berson, editor with Penguin Canada. The short story anthology was later renamed "Friendships."

Friendships : draft with notes for Helen Reeves

File contains typed drafts with corrections for the twelve short stories included in Budge Wilson's "Friendship" anthology. File also includes notes for Wilson's editor, Helen Reeves, at Penguin Canada.

Mr. Manuel Jenkins : drafts

File contains two drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "Mr. Manuel Jenkins" and a copy of the story as it appeared in "Atlantica: Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland" (edited by Lesley Choyce and published by Goose Lake). This story was included in Wilson's 2002 anthology "Fractures."

Such a din! : poems

File contains Kenneth Leslie's personal copy of his collection of poems, 'Such a din!', published in 1936. Leslie used this copy as a working copy when compiling his anthology of poems, 'O'Malley to the Reds and other poems" in 1972. File contains inked corrections, additions, and excisions in Leslie's hand (addition of dedications -- largely to Robert Norwood -- for a few poems, as well as a few title and spelling changes, with poems not be included in the anthology crossed out).

Susan Kerslake fonds

  • MS-2-662
  • Fonds
  • [after 1943] - 1994
Fonds contains records relating to Susan Kerslake's writing and personal life, including manuscripts of published and unpublished work; correspondence, early writing and schoolwork, photographs, awards, articles and books reviews, and materials from events she attended.

Kerslake, Susan

Susan Kerslake's published books

Series contains four books published by Susan Kerslake, including Middlewatch, Penumbra, The Book of Fears, and Blind Date. All four are in good condition and are autographed by her.

Thomas McCulloch collection

  • MS-2-40
  • Collection
  • 1801 - 1843, 1955
Collection contains both original records and reproductions of materials related to Reverend Thomas McCulloch. Items include a glass plate etching of McCulloch, microfilm copies of his books, a sample of his shorthand, a ticket to a lecture given by McCulloch, and correspondence. The collection also includes a microform copy of a thesis written by a Dalhousie student about McCulloch.

McCulloch, Thomas, 1776-1843

Trongate fury : draft

File contains an annotated draft of Budge Wilson's second book in the Izzie series, "Trongate Fury." The file also contains a copy of a letter from Wilson to Penguin publishers about the manuscript.

Trongate fury : final proof

File contains the final proof of Budge Wilson's book "Trongate Fury," with Wilson's handwritten comments in red ink and letters to the senior production editor at Penguin Group, Sandra Tooze.