Portrait of Sidney H. Marsh


Portrait of Sidney H. Marsh


Portrait of Sidney Harper Marsh, Pacific University's first president from 1853 to 1879. He travelled to Oregon in 1853 on the invitation of George Atkinson. He became principal of Tualatin Academy upon his arrival in 1853, and then became the first president of Pacific University the following year. His tenure ended on February 2, 1879 in Forest Grove, when he passed away at age 81.
[back] President; Preserve carefully to: Ferrin; Forest Grove, Ore.; PACIFIC UNIVERSITY LIBRARY FOREST GROVE. OREGON; Portland, Oregon.; Sidney H. Marsh; students and alumni; M-N; Sidney Harper Marsh; First President

Date Created

circa 1960s





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