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Item 049.0405 - Freshmen Victoria College students wearing top hats during Frosh Week.

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Freshmen Victoria College students wearing top hats during Frosh Week.

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  • 1962 Oct. 11. (Creation)
    University of Victoria (B.C.). University Archives, Collector

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1 photograph : b&w prints ; 21 x 25 cm.

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Photograph contains view of a group of freshmen Victoria College students wearing top hats during Frosh Week as a tribute to Victoria's 100th birthday. Wearing the hats allowed frosh student admittance to special functions during the week. Caption in newspaper reads, "Halls of ivy looked unnaturally decorous as Frosh Week at Victoria College was launched with formal grey toppers today. The hats, a tribute to Victoria's 100th birthday, get frosh into special functions during the week, culminating Saturday with the first of the university's "work together" projects this year--a firecutting day at Clover Point in aid of the United Appeal." Back of print stamped "Return to Victoria Press Library".

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  • General note: Negatives location: PB 042.0143 and PB 134.0410. See Victoria Daily Times, October 1-16, 1962. Image scanned 23 Jul. 2002.
    Backup CD: PB_049_01_CD

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September 17, 2012 4:25 PM

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