Item is a group photograph on the occasion of the awarding of honorary degrees by the University of British Columbia at the spring congregation. In addition to the degree recipients and university officials this photo also contains the Governor General's guard. Individuals in this photograph are (left to right): (back row) Hugh Neil MacCorkindale (degree recipient), Dr. Norman MacKenzie (U.B.C. President), (bottom row) Major General Christopher Vokes, Admiral James Calcutt Hibbard, Sherwood Lett (U.B.C. Chancellor), the Right Honourable Vincent Massey (degree recipient, Governor General of Canada), Joseph Robert 'Joey' Smallwood (degree recipient, premier of Newfoundland and Labrador), George J. Archer (R.C.M.P. Superintendent), Air Commodore W. A. Orr.