Wilfrid Laurier University Library
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Black and white 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 it became Waterloo Lutheran University, composed of Waterloo University College and Waterloo Lutheran Seminary. In 1973 Waterloo Lutheran University changed its name to Wilfrid Laurier University. In September 1999 Laurier Brantford opened in Brantford, Ontario.
Reverse: Phase II, 1971
Date of Original
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 24.5cm
Image Height: 19cm
Local identifier
Wilfrid Laurier University Photograph Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4728167654431 Longitude: -80.5300172563875
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Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
U57 Disc9
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Agency street/mail address:

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

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Wilfrid Laurier University Library

Black and white photograph of the exterior of the Wilfrid Laurier University Library.