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Willett House, 1915-

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Willett House, 1916

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view looking north west. Three-storey brick structure with three entrances. Part of Carnegie Hall visible. No vines on the building, making it easy to see the original two-storied structure. Image taken while the building was still being used as a residence for male University students.
Accession Number: APC387
Creator: Graham, Edson
Type: photograph

Surveying, circa 1968

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Two men, one of whom is using a theodolite, outside an entrance to the Student Union Building. Whitman Hall, McConnell Dining Hall, Willett House, and cars visible in background. May be a student training exercise for the construction of the Acadia's Student Centre.
Accession Number: APC667.2
Type: photograph

Acadia University, circa 1919

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Sketch of the campus and buildings from an areal perspective. The area south of campus is shown in the background. Image was used in academic calendars. May have been a concept sketch to show how the gymnasium would fit on the campus landscape.
Accession Number: ACP424
Type: photograph

Areal view of campus and town, circa 1966

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Looking north westward towards the Grand Pre area. Most campus buildings visible. The new Student Union Building, Denton Hall, and Huggins Science Hall are not yet built. Wolfville Post Office, the train station, and Wolfville Baptist Church are very distinguishable. Boot Island, Long Island, and beyond are visible. Written on image in ink: "Between 1965 abd 1968". Many campus buildings…
Accession Number: APC420
Type: photograph

Willett House, circa 1955

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the east face partially covered in vines. Three-storey brick structure with three entrances. A man is leaning on one door. Two cars are parked in the foreground.
Accession Number: APC615
Creator: Denney, Don
Type: photograph

Acadia's Student Centre foundation, 30 October 1970

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Men working on the foundation in the construction area next to the north side of the Student Union Building. Whitman Hall, McConnell Dining Hall, Willett House, Carnegie Hall, Emmerson Hall, and Denton Hall are visible in background. Typed on reverse: "Line 'M'--Looking West".
Accession Number: APC667.8
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph

Areal view of campus and town, circa 1940

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: View looking eastward. Many campus buildings visible in foreground. Wolfville area and beyond in background. Wolfville School is easily distinguished.
Accession Number: APC574
Type: photograph

Areal view of campus, circa 1930

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Areal view of campus and buildings, looking westward. University Hall is in the centre of the image and the north side steps and landscaping dates this image to shortly after construction. Patterson Hall appears to have been recently constructed, but may not be complete. Parts of Wolfville visible including structures, orchards, and farms along Main Street, Horton Avenue, Acadia Street, and…
Accession Number: APC391.2
Type: photograph

Areal view of campus, circa 1940

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Areal view of campus grounds and buildings, looking north west. Parts of Wolfville visible such as orchards, farms, and structures along Horton Avenue, Main Street, University Avenue, and Acadia Street. By dating campus buildings, cataloguer assumes the image was taken circa 1940; but the lack of evidence for the old Acadia farm suggests the image may be closer to 1956.
Accession Number: APC391.1
Type: photograph

Acadia University. Class of 1916

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Class Photos
Description: Printed collage includes portraits of the Acadia University graduating class of 1916. Individuals are identified. Some students are in uniform. Includes images of Willett Hall, Emmerson Memorial Library, and College Women's Residence. Includes motto: "Labore et Honore"
Class list from academic calendar used to assist with identification. Married names are not used unless the…
Accession Number: APC348
Type: photograph