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John McKnight Bloss
John McKnight Bloss
Image TitleJohn McKnight Bloss
Time Period1870-1879
Description/NotesThis photograph was taken by J.A. Wilson, Photographer of New Albany, Indiana. Bloss was principal of the Female High School in New Albany from 1870 until 1875. John McKnight Bloss was the third president of Oregon Agricultural College from 1892-1896. Bloss was also the Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Professor of Mental and Moral Science. During his years of presidency, the school colors were changed from navy blue to orange and black and intercollegiate athletics were formed. Bloss was also the first president to encourage women to study agriculture. The first school annual, The Hayseed, was created.
SubjectBloss, John McKnight, 1839-
College presidents
Portrait photographs
Object TypeImage
Original FormatNegatives (photographic)
Original CollectionJohn McKnight Bloss Collection
RestrictionsPermission to use must be obtained from the OSU Archives.
Full resolutionArchives84/MSS_Bloss_1872portrait-0.tif
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