Jackson Family Postcards of Pacific University
Scope and Content Note
Set of three postcards that contain images of buildings on the Pacific University campus dating from approximately 1905-1909. Buildings include Marsh Hall, first Herrick Hall and the Academy Building. The postcards were written by Mrs. Jackson to her daughter, Mrs. Susie Jackson Hatfield in Silver Bell, Arizona. They include some details about the activities of the Jackson Family near the Gales Creek area. They were found by Derryck Dittman, Pacific University Class of 1965, in his family's collections.
- Pacific University (Creator, Organization)
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Collection is open for research.
Pacific University was founded in 1849 in Forest Grove, Oregon. Around 1900, the university began promoting itself through a variety of different publications in order to gain the attention of prospective students. Postcards depicting buildings on the Pacific University campus was one of the mediums used for this purpose.
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Pacific University created postcards depicting buildings on campus to gain the attention of prospective students in the early 1900s. This collection contains three of these postcards that belonged to the Jackson family of Gaston, Oregon. Two of the postcards contain handwritten messages that were sent to Mrs. Susie Hatfield Jackson of Silver Bell, Arizona.
- Guide to the Jackson Family Postcards of Pacific University
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- Emily Johns
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- Finding aid written in English.