Honorary Degrees

N.B.: The detail displayed about each honorary degree recipient varies, as the database was compiled from a variety of sources. However, more information may be available at the University Archives.


Murray Memorial Library - Official Opening - Addresses, 1956 (Photo Collection, A-606)
Name: Lewis H. Thomas, BA, MA, PhD
Convocation date: May 26, 1972
Discipline / contribution: History - Saskatchewan ; archives administration
Citation / biographical information:
Dr. Thomas received the B.A. and M.A. degrees from the U of S, Saskatoon and received the Ph.D. degree from the U of Minnesota. He was assistant provincial archivist from 1946-47 when he began lecturing in history at Regina College. He returned to the Saskatchewan Archives as provincial archivist in 1948 and in 1957 was appointed associate professor of history at Regina Campus. In 1964 he began teaching at the U of A. Author of more than 20 booklets, articles, reports and reviews, Dr. Thomas has written two books – “The University of Saskatchewan 1909-1959” and “The Struggle for Responsible Government in the Northwest Territories.”
[The Podium, 12 May 1972]
Degree received:
Degree presented at: University of Saskatchewan Regina Campus

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