Willison Hall, Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of exterior of Willison Hall at the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada in Waterloo, Ontario.
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. Laurier Branford opened in 1999.
Date of Original
Between 1914 and 1924
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 10.5cm
Image Height: 6cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
LSPH603-7
Collection
Eastern Synod of the Evangelial Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
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
S100 Disc12
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, Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada


Black and white photograph of exterior of Willison Hall at the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada in Waterloo, Ontario.