Records of the President of Radcliffe College, 1972-1989


Records of the President of Radcliffe College, 1972-1989

Official Radcliffe College correspondence, reports, minutes, etc. of Matina Horner, professor and sixth president of Radcliffe College.

97 file boxes, 5 half file boxes, 1 folio+ box, 1 carton, 1 supersize folder


SNAC Resource ID: 6387232

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