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Article on the Atlantic Book Awards

File contains a clipping of an article from Atlantic Books Today, which includes the short list of nominees for the Atlantic Book Awards the year that Budge Wilson's short story anthology "Friendships" was nominated for the Ann Connor Brimer Children's Literature Prize.

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."

Awards and grants received by Budge Wilson

File contains Budge Wilson's applications for grants, clippings and newsletters announcing awards and prizes won by Wilson, and programs from awards' ceremonies. The awards/prizes include the CBC Literary Competition, Canadian Children's Book Centre Memorable Canadian Books for Young People, Nova Scotia's Aid to Established Writers Award, the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award, Canada Council for the Arts' grants, and the Ann Connor Brimer award from the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia.

Documents regarding appointment to the Order of Nova Scotia

File contains correspondence, invitations to the ceremony, programs, congratulations cards, newspaper clippings about the event, and the agenda for the ceremony. The file also contains three photographs of Joyce Barkhouse and others in attendance.

Major recognitions

File contains excerpts from and copies of magazines, newspapers, and correspondence that give recognition to Budge Wilson's writing, including the Library of Congress list of 100 noteworthy children's books, the American Library Association's best books for young adults, the New York Public Library's books for the teen age exhibition, and many more.

Newspaper clippings and documents from various events and awards

File contains newspaper clippings and documents from various events in Joyce Barkhouse's life. Materials include obituaries for both Charles Edward Ells and Barkhouse herself, coverage from the Order of Canada membership and grants, and two copies of Eastword newsletter.

Order of Nova Scotia

File includes e-mail correspondence, newspaper clippings, and program material.

Other recognitions

File contains excerpts from and copies of magazines, newspapers, correspondence, programs, and posters that give recognition to Budge Wilson's writing, including Chickadee Choice, Manitoba Young Reader's Choice Awards, South Saskatchewan Reading Council Young Reader's Choice Awards, and others.

Programs for awards ceremonies

File contains programs from awards ceremonies from awards that Budge Wilson was nominated for and/or won, including the City of Dartmouth Book Ward (for Cordelia Clark, 1995); the Ann Connor Brimer Award (for Sharla, 1998); and the Children's Book Week Gala (at which Wilson gave the Ann Connor Brimer Keynote Address in 1999).