Dedication ceremony - John Arthur Thomson and Mrs. Thomson, 1930
- Dedication ceremony - John Arthur Thomson and Mrs. Thomson, 1930
- Hoover, Thelner Barton (UCLA 1930)
- Date Created
- March 28, 1930
- Thelner and Louise Hoover Photographic Collection
- Sir John Arthur Thomson, professor of natural history at Aberdeen University, strolls across the Esplanade in front of Royce Hall with his wife following the Dedication ceremony. Dr. Thomson had given a keynote address titled "Biology and Human Life" the day before. Known formally as the "Dedication of the New Campus and New Buildings of the University of California at Los Angeles", the event brought together regents, professors, students, alumni, and representatives of other educational institutions for four sessions held on March 27 and 28. [Note: Handwritten date in the margin is incorrect]
- 5 x 4 in.