Art gallery, legal, financial, administrative : 1961. 1961 Feb. 14 - 1964 Feb. 25; (predominant 1961)


Art gallery, legal, financial, administrative : 1961. 1961 Feb. 14 - 1964 Feb. 25; (predominant 1961)

Letters, memos, reports and financial statements relating to the legal, financial and administrative affairs of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery including drafts of the Auditorium Act (Playhouse) and discussions of staff pensions, the request of Fredericton Art Club for a Canada Council Grant to establish art classes for young people and Beaverbrook's request for the transportation of school children to the gallery. The acquisition of A. LaSalle Ripley's portrait of Howard Copp as a gift of the Miramichi Fish and Game Club Ltd. is also discussed. A brief history of the Fish and Game Club and biographical sketch of Howard Copp is included.

Correspondence : 43 (75 leaves)

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