Elizabeth Villaume shaking hands with Urho Kekkonen
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of Elizabeth Villaume (left), wife of Waterloo Lutheran University President William Villaume, and Urho Kekkonen, President of Finland, shaking hands. President Kekkonen received a honorary degree during the Fall 1961 Waterloo Lutheran University convocation ceremony. First Lady Sylvi Kekkonen (centre) smiles into the camera behind the two joined hands. White flowers are on the right in the background.
Notes
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.
Inscriptions
Reverse, in pencil: H. Overgaard
Date of Original
Oct. 1961
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 15.5cm
Image Height: 23cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
U57_4179
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
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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Elizabeth Villaume shaking hands with Urho Kekkonen


Black and white photograph of Elizabeth Villaume (left), wife of Waterloo Lutheran University President William Villaume, and Urho Kekkonen, President of Finland, shaking hands. President Kekkonen received a honorary degree during the Fall 1961 Waterloo Lutheran University convocation ceremony. First Lady Sylvi Kekkonen (centre) smiles into the camera behind the two joined hands. White flowers are on the right in the background.