Convocation addresses and speeches by Father Burke-Gaffney

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Convocation addresses and speeches by Father Burke-Gaffney

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1999.17, Series 7, Subseries 1, File 5

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  • 1955-1968 (Creation)

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0.5 cm of textual records (30 pages)

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File consists of six speeches/addresses made by Father Burke-Gaffney at convocation ceremonies. Includes his 1955 address to the Nova Scotia Technical College (who awarded Burke-Gaffney an honorary doctorate in 1955); an address introducing a 1957 honorary degree recipient (Mr. Justice John D. Kearney); an introduction for the Very Reverend Edward B. Bunn (the President of Georgetown University) at the 1961 convocation; an introduction for the 1962 honorary doctorate recipient Ralph Lent Jeffery; an introduction for the 1967 honorary doctorate recipient the Honourable Henry Poole MacKeen; an address written by Burke-Gaffney for the 1967 convocation (includes a draft version, and one published in "Maroon and White"); and a 1968 introduction to honorary doctorate recipient Angus L. MacDonald.

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