University of Waterloo



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  • Special Collections & Archives houses the private collections of individuals and organizations connected to the University of Waterloo. They include the professional and personal papers of select faculty members or lecturers working in a variety of disciplines such as Anne Innis Dagg, Bernard Suits, Nancy-Lou Patterson, Francis Montgomery, John English, and Isobel McKay. The department also maintains collections related to former presidents of the University of Waterloo including Joseph Gerald Hagey and James Downey, as well as Waterloo’s first Chancellor, Dana Porter. In addition, the department retains the records of some organizations across campus such as the Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo and the Canadian Obesity Network Student and New Professional University of Waterloo chapter. Other collections include negatives from the Imprint, student sound recordings, commissioned artwork of campus, and artefacts from the School of Pharmacy.

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Painting of Dana Porter Library.

  • SCA336-GA381
  • Fonds
  • 1975

Fonds consists of one painting by Peter Etril Snyder of the Dana Porter Library. The work was commissioned in 1975 for the home of the then President of the University, Burt Matthews.

Snyder, Peter Etril

Dana Harris Porter fonds.

  • SCA231-GA228
  • Fonds
  • 1905-2001

Fonds consists of materials created and accumulate by Dana Porter during his personal and professional career, as well as materials collected posthumously and created and accumulated by his wife and children. Includes photographs, correspondence, research notes, essays and other writings, ephemera, scrapbooks and clippings.

Porter, Dana Harris