Niobe Lounge, Wilfrid Laurier University
Hertel, James, Photographer
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Item Type
Colour photograph of the Wilfrid Laurier University students in the Niobe Lounge.
The Niobe Lounge, a non-smoking and alcohol-free student lounge, was located in the Students' Union Building at Wilfrid Laurier University. Named for the H. M. C. S. Niobe, it was decorated with a red, white and blue nautical theme. The lounge opened in 1985.

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
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 15cm
Image Height: 10cm
Local identifier
Wilfrid Laurier University photograph collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4668 Longitude: -80.51639
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Wilfrid Laurier University
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
U57 Disc34
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Agency street/mail address:

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

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Niobe Lounge, Wilfrid Laurier University

Colour photograph of the Wilfrid Laurier University students in the Niobe Lounge.