School of Library Science - Official opening of building, reception and convocation of the first Masters of Library Science students of the Faculty.
Robert Lansdale Photography
June 08, 1972
Photographs of individuals attending the opening celebration of the Library Science building and convocation of the first Masters of Library Science graduates from the Faculty of Library Science in 1972. Included are shots of the reception with guests inside and outside of the new building, graduates at Convocation Hall, and photographs of the ceremony in the lecture theatre of the Faculty of Library Science where Miss W. G. Barnstead, former director of the School of Library Science, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws. Present for the occasion: new graduates; members of the teaching staff and faculty; guests from the administration; other facilities and schools; representatives of the architects, project managers, and building contractors. Four heads of Library Science past, present and future were present at the official opening of the new Faculty of Library Science Building: Dr. Winifred Barnstead, Miss Bertha Bassam, who retired in 1964, Brian Land, who became Dean when the School became a Faculty, and Dr. Francess Halpenny, who took office in July 1972. William B. Harris, Chairman of the Board of Governors, formally declared the building open at a brief ceremony in the lecture theatre of the Faculty. With him on the platform were Acting President John H. Sword, Dr. Barnstead, Brian Land, and Miss Karen Savage, vice-president of the Faculty student council.
"Four Heads of Library Science at New Building Offical Opening" University of Toronto Bulletin, June 14, 1972, p.1.
120 negatives : b&w ; 35 mm
Robert Lansdale Photography fonds
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University of Toronto Archives and Robert Lansdale, photographer.
See also: Photographer's Nos. 701217, 711143.
Events - CeremoniesEvents - Convocations