Tintype of Sidney Marsh

Title

Tintype of Sidney Marsh

Description

Tintype 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.

Date Created

circa 1870s

Medium

Identifier

PUApic_012237

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact the Pacific University Archives at archives@pacificu.edu.

Source

Photo Image Collection, Pacific University Archives