The head of the Wilfrid Laurier University mace
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Colour digital photograph of the head of the Wilfrid Laurier University mace. At the point where the shaft meets the head of the mace a piece of elm is located. This piece of wood was taken from the bannister post of historic Conrad Hall, the original seminary building
Atop the mace is the crown, symbolizing the authority of the state governed by the Queen. The crown is mounted with jewels.
Notes
The mace of Wilfrid Laurier University was officially presented by the Euler family at fall convocation 1963, in memory of the Hon. Senator W. D. Euler, the first chancellor of the University. It weighs sixteen pounds and was manufactured by the firm of Henry Birks Limited, Montreal.

Wilfrid Laurier University is located in Waterloo, Ontario. It began in 1911 as the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada. In 1924 Waterloo College was established, providing courses in post-secondary education. In 1960 Waterloo College became Waterloo Lutheran University, and in 1973 changed its name to Wilfrid Laurier University. Laurier Brantford opened in 1999.
Date of Original
2004
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 3600px
Image Height: 2400px
Subject(s)
Local identifier
U57_DI51_2
Collection
Wilfrid Laurier University photograph collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4668 Longitude: -80.51639
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date
2004
Copyright Holder
Wilfrid Laurier University
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
U57 DI51
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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The head of the Wilfrid Laurier University mace


Colour digital photograph of the head of the Wilfrid Laurier University mace. At the point where the shaft meets the head of the mace a piece of elm is located. This piece of wood was taken from the bannister post of historic Conrad Hall, the original seminary building
Atop the mace is the crown, symbolizing the authority of the state governed by the Queen. The crown is mounted with jewels.