Dignitaries at Wilfrid Laurier University fall 1988 convocation ceremony
Description
Creator
Hertel, James, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Colour photograph of four people attending the 1988 Wilfrid Laurier University fall convocation ceremony. Left to right: Maureen Forrester, University Chancellor; Unknown; Woldemar Neufeld, honorary degree recipient; John Weir, University President and Vice-Chancellor. Forrester, Neufeld and Weir are wearing academic gowns.
Notes
Fall Convocation 1988 was held in the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium.

Woldemar Neufeld (1909-2002) was an internationally recognized artist. Born in Russia, he immigrated to Canada in 1924, settling in Waterloo, Ontario. He graduated from Waterloo College School in 1930. Neufeld married to Margaret "Peggy" Conrad (1914-2008), a Waterloo College graduate, in 1939.

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
Oct. 30, 1988
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 18cm
Image Height: 12.5cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Forrester, Maureen ; Neufeld, Woldemar ; Weir, John A.
Corporate Name(s)
Wilfrid Laurier University
Local identifier
U57_4478.3
Collection
Wilfrid Laurier University photograph collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
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
1988
Copyright Holder
Wilfrid Laurier University
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
U57 Disc34
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email:libarch@wlu.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

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

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Dignitaries at Wilfrid Laurier University fall 1988 convocation ceremony


Colour photograph of four people attending the 1988 Wilfrid Laurier University fall convocation ceremony. Left to right: Maureen Forrester, University Chancellor; Unknown; Woldemar Neufeld, honorary degree recipient; John Weir, University President and Vice-Chancellor. Forrester, Neufeld and Weir are wearing academic gowns.