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Kresge College records
UA.106  
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Description
This collection documents the history of Kresge College from its inception to the early 2000s, and primarily comprises early college planning documents, administrative records and correspondence, event-related ephemera, and recordings of commencements, lectures, and other events on DVD, VHS, and cassette tape.
Background
Kresge College is a residential college in the University of California, Santa Cruz. Founded in 1971 as an experiment in participatory democracy and community-building, Kresge was originally collectively planned and managed by faculty, administrators, and students. Early curriculum centered on humanistic psychology, women's studies, and environmental studies. Prominent early faculty include the theorist Gregory Bateson, and Beat poet William Everson.
Extent
16.75 Linear Feet 12 boxes
Restrictions
Copyright for this collection resides with the Regents of the University of California. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. UCSC Special Collections and Archives can grant permission to publish materials to which it holds the copyright.
Availability
Collection open for research. Audiovisual media is unavailable until reformatted. Digital files are available in the UCSC Special Collections and Archives reading room. Access to digital files on original carriers is prohibited; users must request to view access copies. Contact Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access to audiovisual media and digital files.