Description: Photo and biographical article about Colonel George Park (1811-1890), founder of Park College in Parkville, Missouri, in 1875 (celebrating its 50th anniversary in 1925). Description of his life and career as a native of Vermont engaged in the Mexican War before helping to plat the town of Parkville around 1839, operating antislavery publications there during the border warfare period, and becoming a Missouri state senator after the Civil War.
Creator: George A. Lawrence
Location: 378.7 P23
Collection: Bulletin of Park College
Number: 1 (Semi-Centennial Number)
Pages: 5, 24-31
Item Type: Magazine Article