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[[File:RoyalVisit1967RoyalVisitors21f.jpeg|thumb|right|425x400px|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]]
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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 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 to Her Majesty of the UNB president and descendants of the Fathers of Confederation took place at the . Lieutenant-Governor McNair presented Dr. Colin B MacKay to Her Majesty, after which descendents of the Fathers of Confederation were presented to Her Majesty. A provincial luncheon followed at which Her Masjesty received a gift from the province. The Queen Mother was included among the royal visitors. The visit on campus ended at 2:30 with a departure for Odell Park.
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'''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, the royals returned to Saint John where the HMY Britannia was berthed. The Queen Mother was to visit St. Andrews and Campobello Island.
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'''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.
  
 
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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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