Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : April 1956. 1956 Apr. 3 - Apr. 30.


Tweedie, Robert A. (Robert Allison), 1908-1989. Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : April 1956.

Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : April 1956. 1956 Apr. 3 - Apr. 30.

Topics include: the collection of letters and documents concerning early New Brunswick, including Peter Mitchell correspondence dated between 1858 - 1862; N.B. Travel Bureau's film "Picture Province"; art gallery site test borings; an elevator for the Miramichi Hospital; renovations at Somerville House with photographs of hallways indicating locations for installing an elevator; Lady Beaverbrook Rink; Beaverbrook Foundation expense list and Lord Beaverbrook's opinion that too much was being spent on travel for interviewing candidates for scholarships; an extension for the Lady Beaverbrook Residence.

Correspondence : 82 (99 leaves)Photographs : 2 : b&w.

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