James Hamet Dunn

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A Tablet in Memory of Sir James Dunn. PR; Series 2; Sub-series 3; File 721. Item 7.

Name of Memorial/Commemoration: Tablet in memory of Sir. James Dunn

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Location: Forestry and Geology Building

Date Unveiled: 15 May 1956

Artist/Creator: Algoma Ore Properties

Named for: Sir James Hamlet Dunn, Bart.

Event/Occasion/Significance: Pays tribute to one of New Brunswick's most famous and wealthy citizens who assisted in the university's geology programming and projects, which led to the discovery of resource material.

Plaque Inscription/Text Associated: Sir James Hamlet Dunn, Bart., Q.C.Financier and Industrialist. A native son of New Brunswick, he gave aid and encouragement to the geological studies of this university which contributed to the discovery of the new mineral resources and greatly enlarged the bounds of provincial prosperity.

Notes: Mr. George MacLeod, vice-president and general manager of Algoma Ore Properties, unveiled the plaque. MacLeod was introduced by Dr. Graham MacKenzie, F.R.S.C., head of the University's Department of Geology. University of New Brunswick President Mackay attended the ceremony.

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  • Plaque Inscription: University of New Brunswick Public Relations Department Photograph Collection; Series 2; Sub-series 3; File 721; Item 7


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