Wilfrid Laurier University Library

Media Type:
Item Type:
Colour photograph of the exterior of the Wilfrid Laurier University Library.
The original university library was located in Willison Hall. The current Wilfrid Laurier University Library, a seven storey building located on the main campus, was constructed in three phases. Initial construction began in 1964, and the three storey Library opened in 1965. Construction phases 2 and 3, completed in 1971 and 1984, added the fourth through seventh floors. A major renovation took place in 2002.

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.
Date of Original:
Between 1971 and 1984
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 9cm
Image Height: 13cm
Local identifier:
Wilfrid Laurier University photograph collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4728167654431 Longitude: -80.5300172563875
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes:
U57 Disc7
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

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

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Wilfrid Laurier University Library

Colour photograph of the exterior of the Wilfrid Laurier University Library.