Willison Hall, Waterloo College
Description
Creator
Bochsler, Tom, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of Waterloo College students walking across the lawn toward Willison Hall. The Dining Hall is visible on the right side of the photograph.
Notes
Willison Hall was built in 1914, expanded in 1924, and demolished in 1970. It contained administration offices, classrooms and laboratories, a chapel, a dining hall, the library, a gymnasium, and student accommodations. The building was commonly known as “Old Main” until the mid 1950s when it was named in honour of Waterloo College graduate Nils Willison.

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
Photographer stamp, reserve: A credit line is appreciated by Tom Bochsler, photographer, FU. 5-3549, Hamilton, Ont. Negative# 5593
Date of Original
Between 1957 and 1958
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 15.5cm
Image Height: 23cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
U57_39
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 Disc1
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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Willison Hall, Waterloo College


Black and white photograph of Waterloo College students walking across the lawn toward Willison Hall. The Dining Hall is visible on the right side of the photograph.