Historical Images of Oregon State University

George W. Peavy at Peavy Arboretum, 1935

Title
George W. Peavy at Peavy Arboretum, 1935
LC Subject
Peavy, George Wilcox, 1869-1951 College presidents Portraits
Description
George Wilcox Peavy, Dean of Forestry, was appointed acting president of Oregon State College in 1932 when William J. Kerr was chosen as the first chancellor of the Oregon State System of Higher Education. Peavy became Oregon State College's seventh president in 1934, the first OSC faculty member to also serve as president of the institution. He remained dean of forestry during his presidency until his retirement in 1940, upon which he was appointed as dean emeritus and president emeritus of OSC.
Work Type
photographic prints photographs
Location
Corvallis >> Benton County >> Oregon >> West >> United States
Date
1935
Identifier
P001:060
Rights
Rights Reserved - Free Access
Rights Holder
OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Local Collection Name
Presidents of Oregon State University Photographic Collection, circa 1865-1999 (P 001)
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Set
OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Primary Set
OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Institution
Oregon State University
Created
2005-08-08
Modified
2011-09-06