Correspondence with Michael Wardell : 1956-1958. 1957 May - 1958 Mar.

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Wardell, Michael. Correspondence with Michael Wardell : 1956-1958.

Correspondence with Michael Wardell : 1956-1958. 1957 May - 1958 Mar.

Correspondence concerning: the Atlantic Advocate's series by Wardell "A view from a vantage" concerning Hitler's invasion of Austria, and the cartoonist, David Low's article entitled "Hitler tries to gag me"; problems with stone supply for construction of the art gallery in Fredericton; Diefenbaker offers Flemming a Cabinet post but Flemming stays in New Brunswick {79743-79756}; Diefenbaker wishes to see Beaverbrook in London; Dalton Camp is given credit for the Conservative sweep in the Maritimes during the federal election; St. Laurent's statements regarding mining in the Maritimes; Colin Mackay's plans to build a house on the UNB campus; arrangements for Beaverbrook to entertain Lord Kemsley and his wife in Fredericton; inscription for statue of Lord Beaverbrook in Fredericton; (CONTINUES). (CONTINUED) Ben Smith's threat to petition for bankruptcy of the University Press of New Brunswick; Wardell's purchase of the Atlantic Guardian; concerning art collecting, Wardell's visit to W.G. Constable in Boston to ask whether he would act as adviser to Lord Beaverbrook and his plans to meet Duval in Toronto to get the National Gallery recommendations; an affidavit with unspecified charges against R.B. Bennett; news that Wardell's London paper, Sporting Record, is losing money and bound to die; the search for Lord Beaverbrook's school reports.

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