This collection comprises records from Merrill College at the University of California,
Santa Cruz. Included are administrative records; budgets; core course syllabi; course
proposals and requests for course approvals; committee agendas and minutes; documentation of
the People's Alternative Dwelling cooperative housing; event flyers, posters and other
ephemera; photographs of Merrill College staff, students and buildings; and newspaper
clippings and scrapbooks that document the history of the college.
Merrill College is a residential college in the University of California, Santa Cruz. It
was founded in 1968 as the fourth college at UCSC, and early faculty and students
established an academic focus on the study of global poverty and cultural identity in the
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