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1 hour 8 minutes


Branford Price Millar, Portland State University's second president, died on January 17, 1975. He served as president of the university from 1959-1969 and as a distinguished professor of English.

Millar was remembered by PSU President Joseph Blumel, Chancellor Roy Lieuallen of the Oregon State System of Higher Education, Oregon State Senator Frank Roberts, attorney Allan Hart, E. Dean Anderson, PSU Vice-President for University Relations, and Frederick Waller, Head of the Department of English at PSU.

The memorial opens and closes with performances of Samuel Barber's "Mutations on Bach" performed by Portland State University Wind Ensemble and conducted by Tomas Svoboda.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Memorial service, Universities and colleges -- Faculty

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Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/4 track, mono


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Transcript added September 17, 2021.

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