"Trial by Fire" article on the 1975 Marsh Hall Fire

Title

"Trial by Fire" article on the 1975 Marsh Hall Fire

Description

An article by Steve Dodge on the 1975 fire that destroyed the interior of Marsh Hall on the Pacific University campus. The article includes: details about the original 1895 construction and layout of Marsh Hall; eyewitnesses accounts of the fire; descriptions of other fires on campus; student and faculty responses to the fire; the response of President Miller and the Board of Trustees; clean-up, fundraising and reconstruction efforts; and the origins of the purple elevator doors in the current building. This article was originally published in the Summer 2005 issue of Pacific University's alumni magazine.

Creator

Dodge, Steve

Date: Display

2005

Is Part Of

Pacific Magazine

Subject

Pacific University
College campuses

Place

Forest Grove, Oregon

Identifier

PUA_RG4_130_2005S_1

Copyright

English http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Source

Pacific University Archives