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Tweedie, Robert A. (Robert Allison) 1908-1989

Overview
Works: 156 works in 199 publications in 1 language and 322 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Photographs  Sources  Architectural drawings  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Robert A Tweedie
Arts in New Brunswick by Robert A Tweedie( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence with Robert A. Tweedie : 1953 by Robert A Tweedie( )

6 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, telegrams and memo relating to educational matters. Topics discussed include: proposed erection of a rink at UNB; shipment of furnishings and books to the Saint John Law School and Old Manse Library (Newcastle, N.B.); improvements to interior and grounds of the law school; cleaning of the building's interior; shipment of furnishings from the Trueman house to the Law School; proposed opening date of Sept. 15, 1953 for the Law School; Teachers' Overseas Scholarhip scheme; particulars of payment of the government's five hundred dollar bonus to scholarship recipients; ordering of law school library books and supplies and the dispute over architect, Neil Stewart's, fees
Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : December 1960 by Robert A Tweedie( )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, soundscriber tapes and telegrams having to do with: expenses incurred during Lord Beaverbrook's visit to Fredericton; transport and receipt of books donated to the Fredericton Public Library; Colonel Phillips donation of a Tom Thompson painting to the gallery; shifting New Brunswick interests from the Fredericton Beaverbrook Foundations to the Montreal Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation and funding the Newcastle rink and Old Manse Library
Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : January 1960 by Robert A Tweedie( )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1963 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, soundscribers and telegrams about the distinction between the Beaverbrook Auditorium as a body corporate {19860} and the Playhouse as the theatre building; land conveyance to the Beaverbrook Auditoruim; placement of a plaque in the Playhouse; an exchange on American monies; the Beaverbrook Overseas Scholarships, where Beaverbrook Law Papers are to be stored, and interpretation of rules governing payments from the Presbyterian Pension Plan
Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : July 1955 by Robert A Tweedie( )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1958 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 with R.A. Tweedie : Nov.-Dec. 1956 by Robert A Tweedie( )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include: the recording of N.B. folk songs, with words to "The Old North Shore" and "Take me back to Bartibog"; new members for the scholarships selection committee; Beaverbrook's displeasure with women scholars {25865}; a display case for The Old Manse Library; the proposal of a N.B. Choir festival to be held in Sept. 1956; Beaverbrook Foundation expenses; contractors submitting tenders for the Art Gallery; a representative from the schools to sit on the Sinclair Rink management committee; proper storage conditions for paintings held at UNB; public appeal for old family papers to reconstruct the history of N.B.; a public appeal for contributions to a UNB Residence Building Fund; a Parliamentary Bill regarding positions on the Board of Governors for the art gallery; Beaverbrook's status with regard to country of residence and taxation {25997}
Mrs. Thrale and Dr. Johnson by Robert A Tweedie( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence with Robert A. Tweedie : 1955 by Robert A Tweedie( )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, soundscribers, memos, note and telegram discussing New Brunswick projects: gift of french books and records, furnishings, equipment, gramophone and piano to Beaverbrook School; improvements to the auditorium of the school; gift of books to St. Thomas College (Chatham, N.B.) and Old Manse Library (Newcastle, N.B.) and of books and paintings to UNB; shipment of books from Bonar Law Bennett Library to St. Thomas; gift of a grand piano to the Newcastle Town Hall & Theatre; proposed scholarships for children of newspaper employees; administration of Beaverbrook scholarships (overseas, overseas teachers', in law); design and cost of printing bookplates for St. Thomas College; shipment of french books from Old Manse Library to Beaverbrook School. The file contains a copy of a press release relating to post-graduate overseas scholarships and brief mention is made of the Clarkson property (located on University Avenue)
Novels and novocaine by Robert A Tweedie( Book )

2 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Square, Newcastle : 1957( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters and memos relating to preparations made for the restoration of The Square (Newcastle, N.B.) including the erection of light standards, a statue honouring Peter Mitchell (by the Federal Government) and asundial; the hiring of a gardener; parking problems around The Square (Newcastle, N.B.); the placing of benches and moving the Canadian Legion's War Memorial. The file contains a memo which indicated the history of the items bought from Crowthers for The Square
Canada, Individual, R.A. Tweedie : Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook regarding various New Brunswick projects, 1953 by Robert A Tweedie( )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, soundscribers concerning: Beaverbrook's collection scheme for historic N.B. photographs; Tweedie's article for Canadian Business Magazine on writing business letters; Old Manse Library budget and administration; Beaverbrook scholarships policies and conditions; proposed high school at Beaverbrook, N.B.; Newcastle Town Hall construction; gymnasium for St. Thomas College, Chatham; donations to Miramichi Hospital
On with the dance : a New Brunswick memoir 1935-1960 by Robert A Tweedie( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence with Robert A. Tweedie : 1954 by Robert A Tweedie( )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, telegrams, memo and petition relating to various projects. Topics discussed include: proposed construction of a high school in the Beaverbrook area; Lord Beaverbrook's donation of ten thousand dollars towards the project and arrangements for payment of gift; proposed projects for St. Thomas College (Chatham, N.B.); Beaverbrook's decision to fund construction of a rink and transfer of a one hundred thousand dollar payment to St. Thomas College; requests for funds and a Caroline Norton painting for the Saint John Law School; naming of the institution "Beaverbrook House"; and the naming of members to sit on the teachers' overseas scholarship selection committee. The file contains the original petition from the students of UNB requesting that Lord Beaverbrook resume the office of University Chancellor
Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : March 1956 by Robert A Tweedie( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include: band instruments being shipped; the idea of gas lamps to light The Square at Newcastle; a donation to the UNB Residence Fund by Canadian Oil Companies; air conditioning of the art gallery under construction; the architect's and contractor's fees; D. King Hazen's opinion that the site chosen will spoil the view from the Legislative building as well as the beauty of Fredericton; the collecting of historic documents and the hiring of an archivist for the province; Beaverbrook's request to have the upcoming choir competition televised and broadcast on radio
Canada, Individual, R.A. Tweedie : Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook regarding various New Brunswick projects, July 1953 by Robert A Tweedie( )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Topics include: Beaverbrook's refusal to support the Orange Lodge or any religion beyond the Presbyterian Church; Saint John Law School final preparations; an abstract of the title for the Newcastle Town Hall property; Tweedie's request to Canadian Government to have shipment duty charges waived; photographic negatives of Old New Brunswick; Enclosure upkeep; Old Manse Library procedures; the library of the late Howard Robinson; list of paintings sent to Mt. Allison University on loan. Beaverbrook also attempts to pressure the UNB senate to decide for or against the consolidation of the Saint John Law School with UNB, by forbidding the moving of books until a decision is made {22752}
Sir James Dunn Arena, St. Andrews, New Brunswick : 1961-1962 by N.B.) Sir James Dunn Arena (St. Andrews( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence and photographs concerning the construction of the Sir James Dunn Arena in St. Andrews, N.B. Includes papers relating to contractors' bids for tender. Also includes letters concerning Lord Beaverbrook's life membership in the Heather Curling Club at the Sir James Dunn Arena
Canada, Individual, R.A. Tweedie : Correspondence with Lord Beaverbrook regarding various New Brunswick projects, August 1953 by Robert A Tweedie( )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Topics include: final preparations at the Old Manse Library for its opening Aug. 17, 1953; acquisition of Old N.B. photographic negatives; Newcastle Town Hall building by Modern Construction; list of Canadian books which Beaverbrook refuses to buy; storage of paintings; Beaverbrook's intentions to withdraw his support from Louise Manny {22901}
Correspondence with R.A. Tweedie : May, June, July, 1961 by Robert A Tweedie( )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, memoranda, soundscribers and telegrams discussing provincial tax rebates for construction of the Chatham Civic Centre and the Beaverbrook Auditorium (later known as the Playhouse); matters pertaining to the Sir James Dunn Scholarships in Law at Dalhousie, progress on the theatre construction, the teachers' scholarships; balance in the trust fund account and the gift of Lord Beaverbrook's book The Divine Propagandist to Tweedie
Beaverbrook Art Gallery : 1961-1962 by Robert A Tweedie( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters and a note relating to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. The file contains Beaverbrook's comments on artists Horne Russel and Francis Haymen. Mention is made of structural problems at the gallery; the gift of a Horne Russel painting to the gallery by the Babbitt family and the Town of Temiscaming and Miss Helen Savage leaving her post as secretary at the gallery
Social and general supplementary correspondence D : 1949( )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes correspondence with Harold Davidson, a Newcastle lawyer, regarding possible sites for an unspecified building project. There are sketches of possible sites as well as unidentified photographs of the exterior and interior of [York Arena?]
 
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Alternative Names
Tweedie, R. A.

Tweedie, Robert A.

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English (68)