STK-ID 2048

Beaverbrook Made Chancellor (Fredericton, New Brunswick, 20/05/1947): shots of campus residence, of Arts Building, of faculty procession, including Vincent Massey. Two shots of Lord Beaverbrook and University President brigadier Milton Gregg. Two-shot of Beaverbrook and lieutenant-governor DL MacLaren. LAS of name "Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium". Academic procession entering "Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium". Various interior shots of ceremony. Honourable JB McNair delivering speech, Beaverbrook being made chancellor of the University, being congratulated by lieutenant-governor MacLaren. Shots of awarding of honourary degrees to C McN Steeves, Fred Magee, Chauncey D Orchard, Deputy Minister of Forestry of British Columbia, Chief Justice JE Michaud of New Brunswick, Right Honourable Vincent Massey, John Bassett. Shots of Lord Beaverbrook speaking. Several shots of audience. HASs of brigadier Milton Gregg, President of University of New Brunswick awarding degrees to graduate students as Beaverbrook congratulates them individually. Shots of Lord Beaverbrook addressing graduates.


Excerpt from
Archbishop Owen's Funeral / Beaverbrook Made Chancellor
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio