Collection paa-9296 - University of Alberta Diamond Jubilee Convocation collection

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University of Alberta Diamond Jubilee Convocation collection

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CA PAA paa-9296

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  • 1968 (Creation)
    University of Alberta

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0.04 m of textual records -- 2 audio reels

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The collection consists of materials pertaining to the Diamond Jubilee Convocation at the University of Alberta dating from 1968 including a copy of the address by Walter H. Johns, President of the University; a program; and booklets. The collection also includes a recording capturing a speech by U Thant. Thant's speech discusses the history and future of the United Nations, the educational system, peace, and the Vietnam War. In addition, the collection contains a recording capturing Pierre Trudeau receiving honorary Doctor of Laws degree. Trudeau's speech discusses Alberta's resources, the need for diversity within universities, the development of science, and the importance of giving aid to developing nations.

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In 1968, E.V. Humula, Director of Public Relations at the U of A, donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta.


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  • The material is in English and French. Some of Pierre Trudeau's speech is in French.

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Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the fonds.<br><br>Record No. The collection includes the following accession: PR1968.0105<br><br>

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