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| Institution Name: Pacific University |
Original/Historic Place Name: Knight Hall
Location on Campus: 2204 College Way
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s): Type of Place: Individual building
|Foundation: none specified|
|Roof: none specified|
| || Function: |
|ca. 1879||private residence (second home to family of university's first president, Rev. Sydney Harper Marsh)|
|ca. 2004-present (2007)||admissions office|
| n.d.||academic department building (music)|
| n.d.||Greek letter society (Phi Beta Tau fraternity house)|
| n.d.||residence hall (co-ed)|
Significance: architecture, education, history
Landmark designation: Narrative: see below
References: see below
Knight Hall was completed shortly after President Marsh's death, but his family lived in the house for many years. This Victorian house has served the university in a variety of ways as noted above and currently is home to the office of admissions. It was named after Frank L. Knight, a trustee and benefactor of the university.
|I. Bibliographic sources: |
Miranda, Gary, and Rick Read. Splendid Audacity, The Story of Pacific University. Forest Grove, OR: Pacific University, 2000.
On Your Own Two Feet, A Self-Guided Tour of Our Historic Campus. Pamphlet. Forest Grove, OR: Pacific University, 2003.
|II. Location of other data: |
|University: Library, Special Collections, Facilities Management Office |