Willison Hall, Waterloo College
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of Willison Hall at Waterloo College. The entire front of the building is visible. Three cars are parked in front of the building.
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 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.

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.
Date of Original
Between 1924 and 1939
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 16cm
Image Height: 9.5cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
U57_1487
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4668 Longitude: -80.51639
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
U57 Disc5
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 Willison Hall at Waterloo College. The entire front of the building is visible. Three cars are parked in front of the building.