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Sermon delivered at Abyssinian Baptist Church, Harlem, New York : [draft manuscript]

File contains an undated, untitled fragment (lacking the first of seven pages) of a sermon delivered by Kenneth Leslie at Abyssinian Baptist Church, Harlem, New York. The sermon was likely given October 24th, 1943, entitled "God -- Empty Church", a later version of which appeared in the December 1943 issue of The Protestant. File addresses the threat posed by both the Papacy and Martin Luther to the Baptists, stating that Luther was not "for the people" and that "Baptists ... were massacred with the people by both Luther and the Pope". File expresses the notion that since the success of the Russian Revolution and communism, "the opportunity for free religion is here, [...as] religion has not, nor can be free under capitalism". File also addresses the role in Leslie's 'The Protestant' (The pastor of Abyssinian Baptist Church, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., was serving on the editorial board of 'The Protestant' at this time) in ensuring the opportunity for free religion in a American capitalist socioeconomic system that prevents it.

To Armenian Americans : [draft manuscript]

File contains the typed manuscript text of an undated address made (presumably in late 1941 or early 1942) by Kenneth Leslie, to "Mr. Chairman, [...] Archbishop Hovsepian, learned doctors, brave Captain [Jim] Chankalian, [and the] Armenian people". File addresses the Armenian cause and the Russian War Relief effort in the months following the Atlantic Charter.

Material for Margaret Laurence lecture

File contains correspondence, promotional material, a draft of Budge Wilson's lecture, and three photographs. The lecture took place on October 21, 2004.

Draft of speech for the Halifax Public Libraries freedom to read week program on remembering Margaret Laurence

  • MS-2-650.2010-031, Box 55, Folder 7
  • File
  • June 2, 1983 - March 3, 1993
  • Part of Budge Wilson fonds

File includes Budge Wilson's handwritten speech and a copy of a speech by Margaret Laurence "On Censorship...A Speech given to Ontario Provincial Judges and their Wives" and "Remarks on Margaret Laurence" by Joan Y. Johnston. The file also contains a letter from the Halifax City Regional Library about her participation in the event.

Correspondence, speech, and article on Budge Wilson and The Leaving

File contains correspondence from Janice Kulyk Keefer to Budge Wilson regarding a speech and article that she wrote about Wilson's book "The Leaving." The speech and article were presented at a conference on Maritime Women held at Acadia University in 1995. The file includes two versions of the article.

Published talk : Margaret Laurence, listener

File contains a copy of a published talk by Budge Wilson entitled "Margaret Laurence, Listener." The memorial talk was originally delivered at the Wenjack Theatre at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario on February 2, 1987. It was later published in the Canadian Woman Studies Journal (Volume 8, Number 3).

Typescript of a speech

File consists of the hand-written speech of Budge Wilson given at the book launch for Before Green Gables, in February 2008. Includes three photographs taken at the event.

Handwritten script of commentary regarding the Swissair disaster on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's radio program Information Morning

File consists of the hand-written draft of a script by Budge Wilson, regarding the Swissair disaster, on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Halifax Information Morning program. Includes two photocopies of letters to Dick Miller, a CBC producer. Also includes three copies of the final typescript of the speech.

Typescript of a speech and other materials of Budge Wilson regarding a school reunion at Branksome Hall

File consists of: the typescript of a speech of Budge Wilson; the typescripts of electronic email messages; the itinerary for the reunion; photocopied photographs of the Class of 1945 (Budge Archibald Wilson's class) and gravestone of Edith MacGregor, Principal of Branksome Hall; class list with addresses; and the Branksome Hall school reunion program.
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