Alumnus, lawyer, politician, Prime Minister, Chancellor: John George Diefenbaker was many things, but he was always a friend of the University of Saskatchewan.
The annotation to this photograph from the scrapbook of Vivian Brown, B.A. 1917, says it was “Taken at the Reception for graduates at Dr. Murray’s after Convocation May 3, 1917.” (Miss Brown stands behind the woman in the hat.)
A memorial stone and plaque to honour those who served with the 46th Canadian Infantry Battalion (South Saskatchewan) Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918, rests on the northeast corner of the Bowl.
Herb Pinder (B.A. 1942) is pictured here in a leather football helmet. While at university he was a multi-sport athlete receiving letters in football, basketball and swimming.
This portrait of William Allen was taken a year before the creation of the University of Saskatchewan (1907).
A self-confessed “‘shy prairie girl’,” Diane Jones established a world record in the pentathlon with 4,540 points, winning the 1975 Canadian Senior Indoor Pentathlon Championship during her last year with the University of Saskatchewan track and field team.