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Awards of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains records related to awards and honours received by Joyce Barkhouse, including the Marianna Dempster Memorial Award, the Ann Connor Brimer Award, the Order of Nova Scotia, and the Order of Canada. The types of records included here are acceptance speeches, programs, photographs, certificates, newspaper clippings, and related correspondence.

Awards and honours

Series contains records relating to Budge Wilson's awards and honours, including correspondence, programs, certificates, and speeches.

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.

Reviews and promotional material

Series contains newspaper clippings, printouts from websites, and publisher's catalogues that feature reviews and promotional material about Budge Wilson's books. The series also contains drafts of press releases written by Budge Wilson to promote her books and newspaper articles that feature Budge Wilson and her writing career.

Published reviews and articles featuring Susan Kerslake's writing

Series contains reviews and articles relating to Kerslake’s work and writing. Materials include newspaper clippings, photocopies of reviews from journals or papers, and papers written as class assignments (including an original interview). Material also includes one review and edits written by Kerslake.

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.

Promotional material of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains records related to publicity and promotion of Barkhouse's works. The types of records included here are newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, book reviews, posters, interviews, and other promotional materials.

Short stories by Budge Wilson

Series consists of independent short stories written by Budge Wilson (i.e., those not included in complete anthologies by Wilson). Series includes drafts and proofs with annotations by Budge Wilson and her editors.

Correspondence

Series contains outgoing and incoming correspondence between Budge Wilson, her agent (Leona Trainer), publishers, editors, illustrators, authors, and other individuals, all relating to her career as an author. The series includes some contracts for Wilson's books, which are attached to correspondence.

Susan Kerslake's unpublished manuscripts

Series contains manuscripts of unpublished novels, including edited drafts. Other materials include letters from third parties with suggested edits, and rejections or comments from publishing agencies.

Susan Kerslake's published manuscripts

Series contains manuscripts of published novels, including heavily annotated drafts of Middlewatch and Penumbra. There is also related correspondence, including royalty payments, requests for inclusion in anthologies, and letters of acceptance and rejection.

Susan Kerslake's correspondence

Series contains correspondence to and from Susan Kerslake and includes typed and handwritten letters, form rejection letters and requests for use of work.

Susan Kerslake's records regarding organizations, conferences, and awards

Series contains materials related to Kerslake’s involvement with organizations or events related to her writing. The organizations represented in the series are the Writer’s Federation of Nova Scotia, the Writer’s Council of Nova Scotia, and CBC. The events represented in this series are the Dalhousie Medical School’s Medicine and the Humanities event, the Maritime Writer’s Workshop, and an Arts Festival.

Articles and other writings of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains articles and other writings such as speeches, poems, and plays. The types of records included here are drafts, clippings of published articles, copies of publications containing these articles, and some related notes and correspondence.

Short Stories of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains short stories, both published and unpublished. The types of records included here are drafts, clippings of published articles, copies of publications containing short stories, and related correspondence, research, photographs, and notes.

Correspondence of Joyce Barkhouse

Series contains correspondence between Barkhouse and a number of others. It is divided into three subseries: Letters from students, Personal correspondence, and Professional correspondence.

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.