Harrison House

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Building Name: Harrison House

Harrison House, [after 1962]. PR; Series 1; Sub-series 4; Item 6552.

Other Names: Harrison

Civic Address: 12 Macaulay Lane

Sod Turning: [ca. 1962]

Cornerstone Laying: 16 May 1962 by Dr. J.D.B. Harrison, grandson of Dr. Thomas Harrison

Opened for Use: 1962

Official Opening: 1962

Architect: Larson and Larson

Named for: Thomas Harrison, president of UNB from 1885-1892; chancellor 1892-1906; a native of Sheffield, NB; and the first New Brunswicker to be president of UNB.

Renovations/changes/additions: Unknown

Plaque Inscription: Harrison House - This Residence was completed in 1962 and is named in memory of Thomas Harrison, M.A., LL.D., president of the university from 1885 to 1906.

Notes: Originally an all-male residence, Harrison is now a co-ed building. Each year since 1973 the Great Pumpkin Sacrifice has been held during Halloween.


  • Plaque Inscription: University of New Brunswick Public Relations Department Photograph Collection; Series 2; Sub-series 3; File 721; Item 28.
  • UA Case 122; Section 3; Harrison House.

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