Jean Chrétien and John Black Aird shaking hands at convocation
Description
Creator
Hertel, James, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of minister of justice Jean Chrétien shaking hands with Wilfrid Laurier University chancellor John Black Aird during a convocation ceremony. The two men are shaking hands. The convocation audience is visible 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.

Jean Chrétien was awarded an honorary degree during the ceremony.

John Black Aird (1923-1995) was chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University from 1977 to 1985.
Inscriptions
Reverse, in pencil: CHRETIEN / 1981
Date of Original
May 31, 1981
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 20.5cm
Image Height: 15.5cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
U57_1087
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.
Copyright Date
1981
Copyright Holder
Wilfrid Laurier University
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
U57 Disc 42
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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Jean Chrétien and John Black Aird shaking hands at convocation


Black and white photograph of minister of justice Jean Chrétien shaking hands with Wilfrid Laurier University chancellor John Black Aird during a convocation ceremony. The two men are shaking hands. The convocation audience is visible in the background.