Office files, 1928-<1992>
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Founded in 1797 as Hartwick Seminary as stipulated in the will of John Christopher Hartwick. In 1927 Hartwick Seminary and the New York Synod conducted a $500,000.00 campaign for a "Greater Hartwick." Included in this plan was an expansion of its collegiate program to a 4 year college. The Oneonta Chamber of Commerce offered to guarantee $200,000.00 and a piece of land if the college would be located in their city. The Seminary Board of Trustees accepted this offer and ten days later Oneonta's p...
Dr. Miller A.F. Ritchie (1909-2000) was president of Pacific University from 1959-1907. Ritchie grew up in Churchville VA. He attended Roanoke College where he graduated with honors in English in 1932. He went on to earn his masters from the College of William and Mary and his Doctor of Education from New York University. Ritchie started his career teaching high school English prior to returning to Roanoke College to work in the administrative offices. There he met and married Josep...