Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : May 1956. 1956 May 1 - 31.


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

Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : May 1956. 1956 May 1 - 31.

Topics inlcude: a 5,000 deficit at the Lady Beaverbrook Rink; Tweedie's comments on Tom Driberg's biography of Beaverbrook; Somerville House renovations, elevator and furnishing with old N.B. pieces; William Davidson Hoist at the Miramichi Hospital; pensions given to N.B. acquaintances of Beaverbrook; Old Manse Library's need for new floor covering and the donation of money by the Miramichi Drama Committee for drama books and records; a telegram in which Beaverbrook is informed of the death of the art gallery architect, Lyn Howell; the subsequent transfer of the contract to Stewart; a letter dated 16 May 1861 from Brydone Jack to the Hon. Peter Mitchell asking Mitchell to support his application for the Presidency of UNB; Beaverbrook's gift of 5,000 to the Beaverbrook Theatre and Town Hall in Newcastle; Premier Flemming's gift to N.B. of 43 paintings; progress of individual Beaverbrook scholars.

Correspondence : 87 (102 leaves)

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