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campus and buildings, 1921-1964

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Chipman House, 17 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view, likely the south and east sides, of the three-storey brick structure with basement and two entrances. Taken during or shortly after construction. Partially visible is a white structure to the west of the building. Image may have been taken for publicity purposes when the building opened.
Accession Number: APC419.6
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph

University Hall, circa 1935

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the north and east corner of the building. Paths and large tree stumps are in the foreground.
Accession Number: APC392.3
Creator: Hardy, A.L.
Type: photograph

University Hall, circa 1925

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the north face of the building. An unidentified man is standing on the front steps to the north entrance. Some construction materials flank both sides of the building. There is no clock in the tower.
Accession Number: APC392.4
Creator: Hardy, A.L.
Type: photograph

Chipman House, 19 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Interior view of a double student room showing a chair, two beds, and two desks. Image may have been used for publicity purposes when the building opened.
Accession Number: APC419.5
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph

Campus entrance from Main Street, circa 1925

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Looking northward at the campus entrance from Main Street leading straight to University Hall. South side of University Hall and (partially) Acadia Ladies' Seminary visible. Image taken from a hill directly across from the Main Street entrance.
Accession Number: APC392.2
Type: photograph

University Hall, circa 1925

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the south and east sides of the building, most likely taken just after construction. A car is parked outside the south entrance, which may have been used for scale. Two piles of construction materials flank each side of the building. Written in ink on matte: "South East (1925)"
Accession Number: APC392.1
Creator: Hardy, A.L.
Type: photograph

University Hall, circa 1925

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the southern face of the building. Two cars are parked outside the south entrance. Some construction material is visible on the west side. Written in ink on matte: "South". Written in pencil on reverse: "University Hall South End [?]".
Accession Number: APC392.5
Creator: Hardy, A.L.
Type: photograph

Chipman House, 17 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the south and west sides of the three-storey brick structure with basement and two entrances. Taken during or shortly after construction. Raymond House is partially visible on the east side and Emmerson Library is partially visible on the north side. Image may have been taken for publicity purposes.
Accession Number: APC419.8
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph

Chipman House, 17 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the south and east sides of the three-storey brick structure with basement and two entrances. Taken during or shortly after construction Willett Hall is partially visible on the north side and a white house is partially visible on the west side. Image may have been taken for publicity purposes
Accession Number: APC419.7
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph

Chipman House, 17 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the south side of the three-storey brick structure. Taken during or shortly after construction. Raymond House is partially visible on the east side. Image may have been taken for publicity purposes.
Accession Number: APC419.9
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph

Chipman House, 17 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the north and west sides. A Volkswagen bug is parked outside, just off University Avenue. Image may have been taken for publicity purposes when the building opened.
Accession Number: APC419.10
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph

Rhodes Memorial Hall, circa 1930

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the south and east faces of the two-storey brick structure with basement and two entrances. Patterson Hall and Horton Hall are partially visible in the background.
Accession Number: APC425
Type: photograph

Textile Lab and Campus Inn, circa 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of two wooden single-storey structures facing southward. Another structure (possibly the Music Barn) and a car are partially visible in the background. These buildings and the road in the foreground were located on the current site of the Acadia's Student Centre.
Accession Number: APC607
Creator: Denny, Don
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

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 and town, circa 1940

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: View looking northward. Raymond Field and the Arena are prominently visible. One-third of the image is torn off, resulting in the loss of downtown Wolfville in the image. The dykes and the Cornwallis River are visible in the background.
Accession Number: APC574.2
Type: photograph

University Rink during construction, circa 1927

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior view of the three-storey structure from the southwest corner. Scaffolding attached to the west side of the building. Construction materials lie around the front. A fenced yard (likely for the President's House) features prominently in the foreground. Building behind the Rink and the Old Burial Ground are visible.
Accession Number: APC698
Type: photograph

University Hall, circa 1935

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Exterior partial view of the north face. Two-storey stone structure with basement, attic, and tower. North entrance and stairs visible. A clock has not been installed in the tower and the canon are not visible.
Accession Number: APC390
Type: photograph

University Hall, circa 1958

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Image of the north entrance of University Hall. Cover art used for the September 1958 issue of the Acadia Alumni Bulletin.
Accession Number: APC417
Type: photograph

Chipman House, 19 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Interior view of the Warden's apartment showing a couch, a chair, a bookcase, an end table, and a decorated Christmas tree.
Accession Number: APC419.3
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
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

Chipman House, 8 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Interior view of a single student room showing a bed, desk, chairs, and bookshelf. Image may have been used for publicity purposes when the building opened.
Accession Number: APC419.4
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph

Chipman House, 8 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Interior view of the Common Room, with an upright piano and two chairs as well as a plaque with motto: "IN OTIO ARTES". Image may have been used for publicity purposes when the building opened.
Accession Number: APC419.2
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph

Chipman House, 8 December 1960

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Collection: Acadia Photograph Collection. Campus and Buildings
Description: Interior view of a corridor, showing wood paneled walls, a check tiled floor, dorm doors, and two exits. Image may have been taken for publicity purposes when the building opened.
Accession Number: APC419.1
Creator: Wood, Gerald E.
Type: photograph