Arts Building cornerstone laying ceremony, Waterloo College


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of a car parked on Dearborn Street (now University Avenue) in front of the Waterloo College Arts Building construction site. The cornerstone laying ceremony is taking place on the steel frame of the building. Men, women, and children are gathered on the site for the ceremony.
Notes:
The Arts Building was constructed in 1953. The east wing was added in 1963.

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.
Inscriptions:
In ink, reverse: Cornerstone-laying Ceremony - Arts and Science Building / Sept. 20/53
Date of Original:
Sept. 20, 1953
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 12cm
Image Height: 8.5cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
U57_1400.1
Collection:
Wilfrid Laurier University photograph collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4668 Longitude: -80.51639
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 Disc15
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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Arts Building cornerstone laying ceremony, Waterloo College


Black and white photograph of a car parked on Dearborn Street (now University Avenue) in front of the Waterloo College Arts Building construction site. The cornerstone laying ceremony is taking place on the steel frame of the building. Men, women, and children are gathered on the site for the ceremony.