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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Barbara J. Gandy was hired by Lord Beaverbrook to help set up the Old Manse Library in Newcastle, N.B. She moved from England to Newcastle to take up her post. Her correspondence includes the minutiae of book, periodical, furniture and supply purchases, along with the larger issues of building a valuable collection and offering good library service to a community. From the description of Correspondence with Miss Gandy, Librarian at the Old Manse : 1952-1954. 1952 Sept. - 1954 Jan. (U...
R.A. Tweedie acted variously as Agent for Lord Beaverbrook, Secretary of the Beaverbrook Foundations, Secretary to the Board of Governors of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and Director of the New Brunswick Travel Bureau. All letters are interfiled chronologically, regardless of the capacity in which Tweedie was corresponding. In late 1959, early 1960 Tweedie also became secretary of the Sir James Dunn Foundation. Letters written in this capacity are interfiled with other correspondence. ...
Louise Manny, 1890-1970, provided Beaverbrook's ongoing contact with his native Newcastle. Their correspondence spans from 1946 to his death in 1964. Beaverbrook supported her in her historical research on the Miramichi, her folk song collecting, and her work in the development of the historic burial ground at Wilson's (Beaubair's) Point into a park named The Enclosure. In the early 1950s he appointed her in charge of the Old Manse Library, his boyhood home, where she continued until her death. ...