The students at Pacific University and Tualatin Academy, which was one of the earliest institutions of higher education in Oregon, created many literary magazines in the 1850s and 1860s. This collection contains many examples of such handwritten serial publications authored and edited by these students.
This collection consists of commencement programs and announcements for Pacific University and Tualatin Academy, plus related events such as convocation, freshman exercises and senior honors ceremonies. It includes a nearly complete set of programs from the schools from the 1860s through the 2000s.
Herrick Hall was Pacific University's women's dormitory from the late 1800s through the mid-1950s. This collection includes records of the hall's Government, which represented many of the women students on campus, from 1914-1933.
Margaret Dolly Hinman was the great-granddaughter of Alanson Hinman, one of the earliest and most notable pioneers to settle in the Forest Grove area of Washington County, Oregon. The photograph album contains 40 photographs, mostly portraits of her family and friends.
The Rees Family, originally from Delaware, was a large family with members spread across Ohio, Kansas, Oregon and other states. This collection is comprised of approximately 75 letters between members of the Rees family and their friends, describing conditions for pioneers in Oregon, events of the Civil War, and other topics.
The collection consists primarily of biographical materials, including images, of Harvey Whitefield Scott and various members of his family. Scott was an 1863 graduate of Pacific University and long-time editor of the Oregonian newspaper (Portland).
Ernst A. Evans, Master and Doctor of Music, was a Professor of Pipe Organ and Music Theory at Washington State College at Pullman in the 1910s. The collection is comprised of manuscript music scores and parts chiefly for keyboard and voice.
Pacific University, founded in 1849, has advertised itself through promotional publications since the late 1800s. This collection includes viewbooks, pamphlets, fliers, brochures, postcards, calendars and other material that the university issued in order to attract new students, aid fundraising efforts, and advertise its activities.
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