Fonds comprises records regarding Jessica Scott Kerrin's work as a children's author, including printed and electronic manuscripts; editorial correspondence; book reviews; style and writing guides; learning resource materials; digital photographs; and correspondence from readers, primarily school children.
File contains a manuscript that won the 24th Atlantic Writing Competition award for unpublished novels. Ian Colford's competitions pseudonym (Packard Bell) appears on the title page. File also includes two reviews and a letter from Jane Buss, the executive director of the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia, announcing the winner.
File contains Budge Wilson's notes for her presentation to a class at the Dalhousie Library School on Young Adult Writing. Wilson was invited to talk to the class by Vivian Howard of Dalhousie University.
File contains published short stories written by Joyce Barkhouse. The stories are mostly found in magazines such as The Canadian Boy and Discovery, and include title such as "Pioneer Preacher" and "The Purple Cloak" instalments.
File contains correspondence related to Barkhouse's short story "The Secret of Silk," which was originally "Unimportant Princess" and renamed for OWL magazine. Materials also contain the first page of the story.