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Mary Frances Farnham Portrait

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Title

Mary Frances Farnham Portrait

Description

This is a portrait of Mary Frances Farnham wearing graduation robes. Born in Maine in 1847, she graduated from Mount Holyoke college in 1868. She taught at various schools in the U.S. and South Africa until 1895 when she returned to school to study history at Radcliffe college. In 1896, Farnham became the principal of Tualatin Academy, Pacific University's preparatory school. In 1912 she was awarded a doctorate degree in English literature from Mount Holyoke college. By 1915 the preparatory school had closed and Farnham became Dean of women at Pacific University. She held the position until she retired in 1924.

Creator

Bryant, studio, Forest Grove, Oregon.

Date

1910

Identifier

PUApic_008249

Rights

In copyright

Citation

Bryant, studio, Forest Grove, Oregon., “Mary Frances Farnham Portrait,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed November 22, 2017, http://exhibits.lib.pacificu.edu/items/show/7622.