Canada, Individual, R.A. Tweedie : Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook regarding various New Brunswick projects, Nov. 1953. 1952 July 24 - 1953 Nov. 30; (predominant 1953 Nov.)

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Tweedie, Robert A. (Robert Allison), 1908-1989. Canada, Individual, R.A. Tweedie : Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook regarding various New Brunswick projects, Nov. 1953.

Canada, Individual, R.A. Tweedie : Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook regarding various New Brunswick projects, Nov. 1953. 1952 July 24 - 1953 Nov. 30; (predominant 1953 Nov.)

Letters, soundscribers concerning: Newcastle Town Hall furnishings; an inspection of St. Thomas University facilities; Miss Gandy's termination of employment at the Old Manse Library; gifts to the Miramichi Hospital; budgets and staff salaries in N.B. libraries; a floor for the Sinclair Rink in Newcastle; the monument at Newcastle Town Square; old N.B. photographs; Beaverbrook's predictions that the Saint John Law School "cannot be launched on a big career" {23182}; Beaverbrook scholarships, amounts, selection committees, conditions of scholarships.

Correspondence : 94 (112 leaves)

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