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'''Date(s) of occurrence:''' Wednesday, 12 July 1967
 
'''Date(s) of occurrence:''' Wednesday, 12 July 1967
  
'''Significance:''' Presentation to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother of the UNB president and descendents of Fathers of Confederation during the 1967 Centennial Year celebrations.
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'''Significance:''' Presentation of the UNB president and descendents of the Fathers of Confederation to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother during New Brunswick celebrations marking the 1967 Canadian Centennial Year.
  
 
'''Summary of event:''' A presentation by Lieutenant-Govenor John B. McNair to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother of UNB president Dr. Colin B Mackay and descendants of the Fathers of Confederation took place at Lady Dunn Hall. A luncheon provided by the Province of New Brunswick followed at which Premier Louis J. Robichaud presented Her Majesty with a gift from the province. The visit on campus ended at 2:30 with a departure for Odell Park.
 
'''Summary of event:''' A presentation by Lieutenant-Govenor John B. McNair to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother of UNB president Dr. Colin B Mackay and descendants of the Fathers of Confederation took place at Lady Dunn Hall. A luncheon provided by the Province of New Brunswick followed at which Premier Louis J. Robichaud presented Her Majesty with a gift from the province. The visit on campus ended at 2:30 with a departure for Odell Park.

Revision as of 13:15, 21 November 2014

Mrs. John B. McNair; Dr. Colin B. Mackay; Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother; and Premier Louis J. Robichaud Record group/Fonds UA PC; Series UA PC 3; Item no. 21f 12 July 1967

Date(s) of occurrence: Wednesday, 12 July 1967

Significance: Presentation of the UNB president and descendents of the Fathers of Confederation to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother during New Brunswick celebrations marking the 1967 Canadian Centennial Year.

Summary of event: A presentation by Lieutenant-Govenor John B. McNair to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother of UNB president Dr. Colin B Mackay and descendants of the Fathers of Confederation took place at Lady Dunn Hall. A luncheon provided by the Province of New Brunswick followed at which Premier Louis J. Robichaud presented Her Majesty with a gift from the province. The visit on campus ended at 2:30 with a departure for Odell Park.

Notes: After visits to Odell Park and Camp Gagetown, Her Majesty returned to Saint John where the HMY Britannia was berthed. The next day a visit to St. Andrews and Campobello Island was planned.

Source(s):

  • UNB Scrapbooks (UA RG 100), April - September, 1967. Daily Gleaner, 10 July, 1967.
  • UNB Scrapbooks (UA RG 100), April - September, 1967. Telegraph Journal, 13 July,1967.


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