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Assorted documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

File contains articles by Joyce Barkhouse (and others) for the Wesley Knox United Church, including "For Mothers and Others"; the announcements of the Thomas H. Raddall endowment at Dalhousie University Libraries; family postcards; photographs of Joyce Barkhouse; correspondence; printouts of Google search results for Joyce Barkhouse; magazines featuring her writing (including 10 "Canadian Boy" magazines with installments of her story "Purple Cloak"); programs from the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children's Literature (1991); newspaper clippings; Janet Barkhouse's nomination of her mother for the Order of Nova Scotia; and a draft of "Doctor's Daughter."

Assorted documents and photographs of Joyce Barkhouse

File includes a letter to children's author Claire MacKay and copies of publications that include stories by Joyce Barkhouse, including Hi Venture magazine and the Canadian Children's Literature journal. The file also includes photographs of Blomidon, King's County, Nova Scotia and the Town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, in addition to copies of poems, birthday invitations, an edited biography of Joyce Barkhouse from the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia website, and family history documents.

Correspondence with Janet Barkhouse

File contains a letter to Janet Barkhouse from her mother, Joyce Barkhouse, which mentions, among other things, her story "Connie Catches a Fish." The file also contains a story about Joyce's childhood, typed by Janet; a newspaper clipping about Joyce's brother Fred Killam's retirement from the family orchard at Woodville; a copy of an obituary for Gardy Killam (Fred's wife, d. 2008); and a copy of a poem written for Dr. H.E. Killam for his 53rd birthday.

Loretta and Alexander : from the Toronto Star

File contains a newspaper clipping of Budge Wilson's short story "Loretta and Alexander" as it appeared in the Toronto Star. This story was the "Judges' Choice" winner of the Star short story contest.

Nova Scotian review of Friendships

File contains a review of Budge Wilson's compilation of short stories "Friendships," which appeared in The Nova Scotian (or The Chronicle Herald) newspaper.

Sharla Project report

File contains a copy of the report prepared by Mary Culham and Pierre Sved on the Sharla Project, including a description of the project, program, a financial report, and reports from the winners of the short story competition (Maria-Fernanda Manzano and Natalia Morris), including copies of their winning submissions.

The metaphor : drafts and clippings

  • MS-2-650.2004-048, Box 38, Folder 7
  • File
  • March 1982 - October 1983
  • Part of Budge Wilson fonds

File contains a draft of Budge Wilson's short story "The Metaphor" and clippings of it from Chatelaine (October 1983).

The metaphor : from Chatelaine

File contains a copy of Budge Wilson's short story "The Metaphor" as it appeared in the October 1983 issue of the Chatelaine magazine.

The metaphor from Chatelaine Magazine

File contains Budge Wilson's short story "The Metaphor," as it appeared in Chatelaine Magazine, after winning second prize in their short story competition.

The reunion : drafts and newspaper clipping

File contains two annotated drafts of Budge Wilson's short story "The Reunion," and a copy of the story as it appeared in The Sunday Star, as the Judges' Choice for the Star short story contest. One of the drafts bears the pseudonym "Anna MacGregor."