Laval University


Laval University
   Founded, 1668, as the Quebec Seminary, and granted a royal charter in 1852, at the instance of Lord Elgin, then governor-general.
   Index: L Its origin traced to Quebec Seminary, 99. See also Quebec Seminary.
   Bib.: Hamel, Sketch of Laval Universityin Canada: An Ency., vol. 4; Roy, L'Université Laval et les Fêtes du Cinquantenaire.

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