Papers, 1961-1972 (inclusive).


Papers, 1961-1972 (inclusive).

Collection includes minutes, notes, reports, and correspondence of Radcliffe College Alumnae Association committees during the 1960s and early 1970s; correspondence, reports, minutes, and articles document the thorough research of RCAA's Study Committee on Merger, which concluded that corporate merger with Harvard would be detrimental to the position of women at Harvard. Also included are programs, correspondence, and reports about the Alumnae Councils (biennial programs for returning alumnae), 1962-1970.

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