Willison Hall
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Slides
Description
Colour photograph of Willison Hall at Waterloo College. The Dining Hall is on the right. Two cars are parked in front of the buildings. In the foreground there is a snow fence on the lawn.
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.
Date of Original
Between 1953 and 1962
Dimensions
Width: 5 cm
Height: 5 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 3.5cm
Image Height: 2.5cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
RG-23.2_6.9_2
Collection
Women's Auxiliary of Waterloo Lutheran Seminary fonds
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
RG-23.2 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


Colour photograph of Willison Hall at Waterloo College. The Dining Hall is on the right. Two cars are parked in front of the buildings. In the foreground there is a snow fence on the lawn.