Building Name: Wilfred Keirstead Hall
Other Names: Keirstead Hall, Psychology Building
Civic Address: 38 Dineen Dr.
Sod Turning: 1967
Cornerstone Laying: 16 May 1968 by Burton S. Keirstead, son of Wilfred Keirstead.
Opened for Use: 1968
Official Opening: 1968
Architect: Larson and Larson
Named for: Wilfred Currier Keirstead, graduate and professor of UNB (philosophy, education, and social sciences) from 1908 until his death in 1944.
Notes: Keirstead Hall is the home of the Department of Psychology.
Named Spaces: Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Lounge (105), Professor Florence T. Snodgrass became the first chair of the Psychology Department at UNB in 1951. Snodgrass had a lifelong commitment to higher education and specifically to the recognition and support of students in psychology.
- Leroux, John. Building A University: The Architecture of UNB. Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 2010, p. 87-88.
- UA Case 123; Section 3, Box 1.
- Alumni News, vol. 22, no. 2, Summer 1968.
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