The collection consists of 3 accessions:
Acc. 1991-076 comprises: a tls from "your fellow writer, Nellie L. McClung" to George Bugnet, Dec. 9, 1931, mentions sending a copy of her "new book"; a Christmas broadsheet poem signed "R. W. and Nellie McClung" with a printed photo attached of the McClung's titled "At the Great Divide, August 1932" and 6 newspaper clippings.
Acc. 1996-016 comprises items from J. and D. Gilbert's collection from Nellie McClung's personal library and papers (see note). Included are: a Christmas card with holograph verse to "Mr. and Mrs. McClung" signed James L. Hughes; a poem clipping titled "To My Dear Friends: Who made my 75th Birthday the Happiest of my my long list of Birthdays" with Hughes's comment, "Nearly nine years ago"; a 1 page hls ,"Dec. 28.", to McClung from Hughes; a 1 page holo. Christmas poem by Hughes inscribed: "Nellie McClung, Christmas 1926"; a 2 page hls to Nellie McClung from Hughes dated Feb. 11; a 1 page typed poem titled "Ten Years Ago" dated Bruges, July 27, 1925 by Hughes; a 1 page hls, Jan. 8, 1940, to Nellie McClung from Emile Vaillancourt; a 1 page reprint from The Liberal Advocate, Toronto, August 1940 by Emile Vaillancourt with holograph presentation from author; a 1 page tls, August 14, 1926, to Nellie McClung from W. V. Newson re: Newson's book "A Vale of Luxor"; 2 page hls, Aug 24, 1925, from Thomas O' Hagan to Nellie McClung; 3 page hls, Jan. 18, 1931, from Mary Elizabeth Colman to Nellie McClung (tipped in Colman' s The Immigrants); 2 page CBC reprint, April 22, 1940 broadcast by Lady Nanton, "Spiritual Values on the Home Front" ; clippings.
Acc. 2000-086 consists of a Mar. 22nd [1939?] hls, "Nellie L. McC." with holo note, to Isabel Mitchell accepting an invitation to visit, and a June 24, 1939 tls from McClung to Isabel Mitchell referring to her brother's book. Her brother, Rev. Thomas H. Mitchell, wrote "The Drama of Life" (1922) with a preface by McClung.