Recent Submissions

  • The Story of Brock University to date 

    Mitchelson, Edward E. (1964)
    A paper that describes "the developments that have led up to the founding of an institution of higher learning for the Niagara Peninsula to be known as 'Brock University'..."
  • Coat of Arms Final Sketch 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The final sketch for the Brock University Coat of Arms. The actual Coat of Arms was based off of this sketch.
  • Coat of Arms Designs 

    Unknown author (1964-02)
    Dr. Gibson was truly involved in nearly every aspect of the formation of Brock University. Pictured here is Dr. Gibson's preliminary design sketches and ideas for the Brock Coat of Arms.
  • Decew Site Tour 

    Unknown author (1963-06-05)
    Members of Brock University's Founders Committee and the Ontario Advisory Committee on University Affairs tour the Decew site along with Premier John Robarts on June 5, 1963. Premier Robarts had just announced provincial ...
  • Decew Campus Site Sign 

    Unknown author (1964-03)
    Dr. Deeks and Dr. Gibson examining the sign at the Decew Campus site along the stretch of Merrittville Highway just north of St. Davids Road. This photo was taken in March of 1964.
  • Dr. Deeks and Dr. Gibson at Decew Campus Site 

    Unknown author (1964-03)
    Dr. Deeks and Dr. Gibson touring the recently acquired Decew Campus site along a stretch of Merrittville Highway in early 1964. The Sanatorium can be seen in the background.
  • Glenridge Campus Site 

    Unknown author (1964-03)
    Dr. Deeks and Dr. Gibson admiring the Brock University sign at the Glenrdige Campus. Renovations to the old refrigerator factory were only just underway at this time.
  • Brock Sign 

    Unknown author (ca 1963)
    View of the site of the Glenridge Campus on Lockhart Drive and possibly the first sign to announce Brock University's future presence. This phototograph is ca. 1963, and it appears that it may have been taken in the fall ...
  • President Chosen 

    Unknown author (1963-09)
    A special meeting of several Founders Committee members took place at Arthur A. Schmon's House in Niagara on the Lake immediately after the announcement in September of 1963 that Dr. James Alexander Gibson would be the ...
  • Founders Committee Chooses President 

    Unknown author (1963-09)
    A special meeting of several Founders Committee members took place at Arthur A. Schmon's House in Niagara on the Lake immediately after the announcement in September of 1963 that Dr. James Alexander Gibson would be the ...
  • Arthur Schmon Congratulates James A. Gibson on President Appointment 

    Unknown author (1963-09)
    A special meeting of several Founders Committee members took place at Arthur A. Schmon's House in Niagara on the Lake immediately after the announcement in September of 1963 that Dr. James Alexander Gibson would be the ...
  • Founding Figures 

    Unknown author (1963)
    Pictured here from left to right are: Premier John Robarts, Mrs. Grover Egertor of the Allanburg Women's Institute, the woman who first came up with the idea of forming a University in the Niagara Region, Mrs. Bearss, the ...
  • Allanburg Women’s Institute Members Reading Brochures 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Allanburg women standing and reading brochures. The Allanburg Women's Institute initiated a petition to the provincial government for a university in the Niagara region.
  • Allanburg Women’s Institute Members Sitting on Couch 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Members of the Allanburg Women's Institute sitting on a couch.
  • Allanburg Women’s Institute Members Studying Large Document 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Members of the Allanburg Women's Institute sitting around a table covered in a large paper.
  • Allanburg Women’s Institute Having Tea 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Allanburg Women's Institute members standing and having tea.
  • Allanburg Women's Institute Members 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Members of the Allanburg Women's Institute pose for a photograph.
  • Founders Committee 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The photo caption reads: "These are the men who contribute their abilities and time to the development of Brock University. Members of the Founders' Committee, they are pictured clockwise: R. L. Hearn, Queenston; W. ...
  • Dr. Arthur A. Schmon 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Chairman of the Founders Committee.

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