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  • Memorial planned for author [Sheila Burnford]
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 29 Dec 1993, p. 3     Authors ; photo...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 29 Dec 1993, p. 3   Authors ; photo...
  • Recognition sought for author
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 16 Nov 1996, A2     Monuments, Plaques, Medals Authors Biography - Burnford, Sheila...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 16 Nov 1996, A2   Monuments, Plaques, Medals Authors Biography - Burnford, Sheila...
  • Recognition sought for author [but monument campaign hasn't picked up steam]
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 24 Nov 1996, A1     Monuments, Plaques, Medals Authors Biography - Burnford, Sheila...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 24 Nov 1996, A1   Monuments, Plaques, Medals Authors Biography - Burnford, Sheila...
  • Monument to author not realized
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 24 Nov 1996, A3     Monuments, Plaques, Medals Authors Biography - Burnford, Sheila ; photo...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 24 Nov 1996, A3   Monuments, Plaques, Medals Authors Biography - Burnford, Sheila ; photo...
  • Library, Skelton receive writing group honours
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 12 May 2009, B3     Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop ; awards ; writer ; Joan Skelton ; Elizabeth Kouhi Award ; Thunder Bay Public Library ; inaugural Sheila Burnford Award...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 12 May 2009, B3   Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop ; awards ; writer ; Joan Skelton ; Elizabeth Kouhi Award ; Thunder Bay Public Library ; inaugural Sheila Burnford Award...
  • An incredible journey
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 7 Nov 1999, A7     Authors Biography - Burnford, Sheila ; photo portrait...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 7 Nov 1999, A7   Authors Biography - Burnford, Sheila ; photo portrait...
  • Mrs. Burnford's Book Awarded Library Medal
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Nov 1962     won 1962 medal for best children's book in English ; Canadian Library Association ; Paule Daveluy won French award ; Burnford wrote The Incredible Journey ; Burnford holds pilot's license and is ardent hunter ; Daveluy's entry was Drole d'Automne ; photo
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Nov 1962   won 1962 medal for best children's book in English ; Canadian Library Association ; Paule Daveluy won French award ; Burnford wrote The Incredible Journey ; Burnford holds pilot's license ...
  • Incredible Journey [local author being honored with marina park statue]
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 21 Sep 1993, p. 1     Sheila Burnford ; Memorials ; Author of The Incredible Journey ; Statue ; Thunder Bay Marina ; Marina Park ; Luciano Brunetti ; Photo
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 21 Sep 1993, p. 1   Sheila Burnford ; Memorials ; Author of The Incredible Journey ; Statue ; Thunder Bay Marina ; Marina Park ; Luciano Brunetti ; Photo
  • Incredible Journey's Author Dies At Age 67
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 21 Apr 1984     Sheila Burnford-Loughborough ; born in England ; came to Canada in 1948 ; lived in Thunder Bay with former husband Dr. David W. Burnford ; returned to England in early 70's ; best-known for The Incredible Journey ; adapted into film ; won Canadian Library Association Medal in 1962 ; ...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 21 Apr 1984   Sheila Burnford-Loughborough ; born in England ; came to Canada in 1948 ; lived in Thunder Bay with former husband Dr. David W. Burnford ; returned to England in early ...
  • Mrs. Burnford's Book Awarded Library Medal
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Nov 1962     doctor's wife in Port Arthur ; won 1962 medal for best children's book ; Canadian Library Association ; Sheila Burnford ; Scots-born wife of David Burnford ; The Incredible Journey ; ardent hunter ; pilot's licence ; photo
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Nov 1962   doctor's wife in Port Arthur ; won 1962 medal for best children's book ; Canadian Library Association ; Sheila Burnford ; Scots-born wife of David Burnford ; The Incredible Journey ...
  • Lung Cancer Kills Writer
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 23 Apr 1984     Sheila Burnford Louisburgh ; author of Incredible Journey ; died of lung cancer ; born Scotland ; emigrated to Canada in 1948 ; photo
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 23 Apr 1984   Sheila Burnford Louisburgh ; author of Incredible Journey ; died of lung cancer ; born Scotland ; emigrated to Canada in 1948 ; photo
  • City Authors Honored
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 26 Jan 1962     awards presented by Chamber of Commerce ; Alexander Phillips ; Sheila Burnford ; J. P. Bertrand ; photo
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 26 Jan 1962   awards presented by Chamber of Commerce ; Alexander Phillips ; Sheila Burnford ; J. P. Bertrand ; photo
  • Art Exhibit To Feature Four Artists
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 15 Apr 1971     Waverly Towers ; Susan Ross ; Frank Potocnik ; Helen Knights ; Kenneth Campbell ; Photo
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 15 Apr 1971   Waverly Towers ; Susan Ross ; Frank Potocnik ; Helen Knights ; Kenneth Campbell ; Photo
  • Thunder Bay Author
    Newspaper  Lakehead Living, 13 Dec 1978     Sheila Burnford ; moved from Scotland to Port Arthur ; world premier of film for Incredible Journey held in Port Arthur theatre ; master of animal stories ; realist ; book Bel Ria ; story of little dog and successive protectors ; has written several other works ; collaborations with ...
    Newspaper  Lakehead Living, 13 Dec 1978   Sheila Burnford ; moved from Scotland to Port Arthur ; world premier of film for Incredible Journey held in Port Arthur theatre ; master of animal stories ; realist ; ...
  • Animals Play Big Role In Literature: Burnford
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 15 Oct 1979     animals play important part in literature ; security in consistency of their behaviour ; Sheila Burnford speaking at Northern Writers Workshop ; Ontario Arts Council ; Writers Union of Canada ; Confederation College ; wanted to write a book with no anthropology ; animals should not be ridiculed with human ...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 15 Oct 1979   animals play important part in literature ; security in consistency of their behaviour ; Sheila Burnford speaking at Northern Writers Workshop ; Ontario Arts Council ; Writers Union of Canada ...
  • Sheila Burnford Is Back With Another Sure Winner
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 26 Nov 1977     wrote several other books since Incredible Journey without wide recognition ; back with winner Bel Ria, Dog of War ; for the dog lover ; need to suspend disbelief ; suspense, comedy, characterization ; summary of book
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 26 Nov 1977   wrote several other books since Incredible Journey without wide recognition ; back with winner Bel Ria, Dog of War ; for the dog lover ; need to suspend disbelief ; ...
  • New Burnford Novel Stars Another Animal
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 24 Nov 1977     cross Canada tour promoting novel ; first novel since Incredible Journey in 1961 ; Bel Ria ; started first draft eight years ago ; backdrop is second world war ; summary of novel ; adventure tale ; clerk Dawn Graham arranges display ; photo
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 24 Nov 1977   cross Canada tour promoting novel ; first novel since Incredible Journey in 1961 ; Bel Ria ; started first draft eight years ago ; backdrop is second world war ; ...
  • Without Reserve
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 12 Oct 1974     book Without Reserve by Sheila Burnford now in paperback ; originally published in 1969 ; inspired by visits to remote reserves ; illustrator Susan Ross ; confirmation that remote reserves have happier, prouder Indians
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 12 Oct 1974   book Without Reserve by Sheila Burnford now in paperback ; originally published in 1969 ; inspired by visits to remote reserves ; illustrator Susan Ross ; confirmation that remote reserves ...
  • Thousands Cheer Novelist In PA
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Nov 1963     Sheila Burnford given fitting welcome ; world premiere movie of novel The Incredible Journey ; wears simply cut red velvet gown ; Sandra Scott wore black velvet ; Saul Laskin and wife ; Ernest Reed and wife ; Burnfords' three daughters first members of family to enter marquee preceeded by ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Nov 1963   Sheila Burnford given fitting welcome ; world premiere movie of novel The Incredible Journey ; wears simply cut red velvet gown ; Sandra Scott wore black velvet ; Saul Laskin ...
  • Both Theatres Jammed For Big Opening Night
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Nov 1963     standing ovation for author Sheila Burnford ; packed streets ; first public showing of Incredible Journey ; Odeon and Paramount theatres ; every seat filled ; description of film
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Nov 1963   standing ovation for author Sheila Burnford ; packed streets ; first public showing of Incredible Journey ; Odeon and Paramount theatres ; every seat filled ; description of film
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Sheila Burnford Project


This collection highlights the material donated to the Sheila Burnford Project by her family and local members of community.