National Convention Debate on the elevation of Memorial University College to university status.
- August 11, 1949
Premier Joseph R. Smallwood's speech on August 11, 1949, in the Newfoundland House of Assembly on second reading of legislation establishing Memorial University of Newfoundland.
- August 13, 1949
The Newfoundland House of Assembly enacted legislation elevating Memorial University College to university status as Memorial University of Newfoundland.