Tilley Hall

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Main entrance to Tilley Hall, 1977. PR; Series 1; Sub-series 2; Item 5271.

Building Name: Sir Leonard Tilley Hall

Other Names: Tilley Hall, Tilley

Civic Address: 9 Macaulay Lane

Sod Turning: [1967?]

Cornerstone Laying: 16 May 1967 by Mrs. H.P. MacKeen, granddaughter of Sir Leonard Tilley

Opened for Use: 1967

Official Opening: [1967?]

Architect: Larson and Larson

Named for: Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley, former Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.

Renovations/changes/additions: A five-storey addition began construction in November 1969, providing space for the departments of Mathematics, and the romance languages.

Notes: Tilley is home to the Dean of Arts office, the departments of History, Sociology, Culture and Languages, Political Science, and the Gregg Centre for Conflict Studies. The opening of the Ken Windsor Memorial Seminar Room and Library took place 29 May 1982. Singer Hall was attached to the south wall of the building in 1987. The Alfred G. Bailey Auditorium was named in honour of the first dean of arts on 27 May 1993.


  • UA Case 123; Section 3, Box 2; Tilley Hall.
  • UNB Scrapbooks (UA RG 100), April - September 1967.
  • UNB Scrapbooks (UA RG 100), July - September 1969.

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