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Frances Fishburn Archives

Women's History at Park

Current members of the Park family introduce you to a few of our early female students and faculty.

Dr. Eleanor Chesnut

Associate Director of the George S. Robb Centre Ashlyn Weber tells the story of Dr. Eleanor Chesnut, Class of 1888, medical missionary to China, for whom Chesnut Hall was named.

Elsa Grueneberg

Dr. Debra Sheffer, Professor of History, tells the story of Elsa Grueneberg, Professor Emerita and former Chair of the Department of Modern Languages at Park College.

Margaret Best

Chief of Staff Laure Christensen tells the story of Margaret Best, Park College graduate and long-time Presbyterian missionary in Korea.

Mary Rebecca Harrison

Dr. Amy Wolf tells the story of Mary Rebecca Harrison, Professor Emerita and Dean of Women at Park College.

Elizabeth McClure Campbell

Dr. Stacey Kikendall tells the story of Elizabeth Campbell, Instructor of English, Director of the Reading Laboratory, and Secretary of the Faculty at Park College.

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