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A history of Pacific University (Oregon), written by Marion Fisk Giersbach (1900-1991), "A College Grows in Oregon" tells the story of an unlikely group of men and women who left homes, farms and occupations to the cross the continent in 1840 and build a school in Oregon. Their legacy endures today as Pacific University.
Bee Tree Books
Forest Grove, OR
History | United States History
Giersbach, Marion F. A College Grows in Oregon: The Splendid Audacity of Pacific University. Forest Grove, Oregon: Bee Tree Books, 2016. http://commons.pacificu.edu/beetree/3