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Item : CVA 78-056 - University of British Columbia honorary degree recipients and officials, with honour guard

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University of British Columbia honorary degree recipients and officials, with honour guard

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AM361-S9-: CVA 78-056

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  • May 18, 1954 (Creation)

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

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Three holes are punched along the top edge.

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See CVA 78-49 for the same scene from a slightly different angle.

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