Recent Submissions

  • Student Crashes Car into Brock University Main Entrance

    A student crashes a car through the main entrance of Brock University and ransacks the office of the University President. The Buick La Sabre is driven through the glass doors of the Schmon Tower in the early morning, just as staff are beginning to report for work. The occupant of the vehicle proceeds to the tower's thirteenth floor, where he overturns furniture in the President's offices and breaks windows. University officials find him sitting in the President's chair, claiming he is God or Jesus.
  • Brock's 25th Spelled Out by Students and Faculty

    Many students and faculty pull together to spell out "Brock 25th" during orientation week '89 in honour of Brock's Silver Jubilee.
  • Getting into Place to Spell Out "Brock's 25th"

    Students and faculty getting into place to spell out "Brock's 25th" on the grounds of the university.
  • Preparing to Spell "Brock's 25th" Using Students and Faculty

    People getting ready to spell out "Brock's 25th". If you look closely at the photo you can see the outline of where they are supposed to stand.
  • Students and Faculty Gather for Brock's 25th

    The students and faculty about to participate in the formation of "Brock's 25th" during orientation week '89. They are in a large group in front of the Brock tower.
  • Captain Mellish's Visit

    During his visit to Canada in June of 1965, Captain Michael Mellish of Guernsey - O. B. E. Secretary, A. D. C. to the Lieutenant-Governor, and great nephew of Isaac Brock - donated a special photographic album containing various photos of the relics of Sir Isaac Brock. Pictured here from left to right are: Ed Mitchelson and Captain Mellish.
  • Capt. Mellish and Dr. Gibson Holding Ceremonial Tomahawk

    In a special visit to Canada, Captain Michael Mellish of Guernsey - O. B. E. Secretary, A. D. C. to the Lieutenant-Governor, and great nephew of Isaac Brock - donates a photo album containing photographs of a number of Isaac Brock related items to the university in June of 1965. He also brings several of the artifacts themselves to show to the university. The item Capt. Mellish is holding here is a ceremonial wooden tomahawk presented to General Sir Isaac Brock by the native chief Tecumseh. Pictured here from left to right are: Capt. Mellish and Dr. Gibson.
  • President's Portrait Dr. James A. Gibson

    On Tuesday, February 10th, 1970, Chairman of the Board, D. Whiting Lathrop presented a portrait of Dr. Gibson to the University. The plaque reads: Dr. James A. Gibson First President and Vice Chancellor of Brock University by Ian Henderson Artist in Residence 1969-1970 Presented to the University by the Board of Governors February 1970 The portrait hung in Dr. Gibson's waiting room until the end of his presidency where it was relocated to H-Block in Mackenzie Chown.
  • Glenridge Campus Open House

    One of the tables setup for the open house in 1965.
  • Glenridge Campus Tour

    D. G. Willmot, Chair of the Board of Governors, signs the guest book while Dr. Gibson looks on during a tour of the Glenridge Campus on October 13, 1964.
  • Governor General Michener's Visit

    In October of 1969, Governor General Rolland Michener along with the Bailiff of Guernsey were invited to tour the Niagara Region with Dr. Gibson as part of a series of events to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Sir Isaac Brock's birth. Here they are visiting a stone monument erected in Queenston years ago by Albert Edward, Prince of Wales. Pictured in the foreground are Mrs. Michener, Dr. Gibson, and Governor General Michener - the man speaking with Dr. Gibson with his back to the photographer.