Correspondence with Michael Wardell : 1958. 1958 Mar. - July.


Wardell, Michael. Correspondence with Michael Wardell : 1958.

Correspondence with Michael Wardell : 1958. 1958 Mar. - July.

Correspondence concerning: a statue of Sir Winston Churchill to be erected at the art gallery in Fredericton; Alan Jarvis of the National Gallery of Ottawa to lecture in London regarding the Beaverbrook Gallery; the purchase or photographing of paintings by Gainsborough, Gunn, Hilliard, Sisley, Stubbs, Sutherland, Nash and Gagnon; Beaverbrook's missing school reports; Beaverbrook's disapproval of Canadian art expert, Duval;(CONTINUES). (CONTINUED) Wardell suggests that Beaverbrook hold a dinner in London for the Atlantic premiers to celebrate Watson Jamer's appointment as Agent General of the Atlantic Provinces (Flemming, Stanfield, Matheson, Smallwood); Wardell recommends that Officers' Quarters be made an annex to the Gallery, the Officers' Square a shrine to Lord Beaverbrook and the Archives be built next to the Rink; samples of wallcovering for the art gallery; relative newsprint consumption by eleven British newspaper companies.


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