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The VU University in Amsterdam

Week number 60-47

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.


Minister J.M.L.T. Cals of Education, Arts and Sciences drives the first pile for the new laboratory of the Faculty of Sciences of the VU University into the ground at the Amstelveense weg. Next to the laboratory, the new development of the University Hospital is being build. With several VU buildings in Amsterdam, a.o. the building at the Keizersgracht with the bust of Abraham Kuyper in the trustees'room, Met div. VU-gebouwen in Amsterdam, oa het pand aan de Keizersgracht met het borstbeeld van Abraham Kuyper in de regentenkamer, the lecture rooms of the Theology and Law Faculties and the central library, the building at the Paulus Potterstraat of the Faculty of Psychology and the building at the De Lairessestraat with medical laboratories. Also students praying before classes start and eccleciastical rites in a church. In a statement rector prof. dr. I.A. Diepenhorst shows his satisfaction with the new development of the VU.

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
11 November 1960


Original format:
Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid