Item : CVA 78-050 - University of British Columbia honorary degree recipients and officials

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University of British Columbia honorary degree recipients and officials

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AM361-S9-: CVA 78-050

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  • May 18, 1954 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w, silver gelatin print ; 26 x 21 cm

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Item is a group photograph on the occasion of the awarding of honorary degrees by the University of British Columbia at the spring congregation. Individuals in this photograph are (left to right): (back row) Hugh Neil MacCorkindale (degree recipient), Dr. Norman MacKenzie (U.B.C. President), (bottom row), 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).

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Three holes are punched along the left edge.

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See CVA 78-54 for the same scene from a slightly different angle.

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U.B.C. Extension Department negative number: 2520-14

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Blue stamp on verso with blanks: "Date Neg. No. / Audio-Visual Services / Department of Extension / University of British Columbia / Vancouver 8, B. C." Written in pencil above the stamp: "2520-14". Written in blue pen on verso: "Dr. H.N.MacCorkendale. Pres. Mackenzie / S. L. His Ex. Vincent Massy, Premier Smallwood. / May 1954".


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