- PAA paa-9296
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.
University of Alberta