Seattle University Matteo Ricci College Records, 1971-2003 (bulk 1975-2000).


Seattle University Matteo Ricci College Records, 1971-2003 (bulk 1975-2000).

This collection includes documents from the original Carnegie Grant in 1975, the Six-Year-College Task Force, extensive documentation and development of its unique curriculum, correspondence, minutes, speeches, press releases, marketing, and budgets.

10 linear feet (10 boxes)

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