College of Racine Records, 1936-1975

Summary Information

Title: College of Racine Records
Inclusive Dates: 1936-1975

  • College of Racine (Wis.)
Call Number: Parkside Mss 22; Parkside Micro 6; Micro 628

Quantity: 42.2 c.f. (105 archives boxes and 2 oversize folders in 1 flat box), 10 reels of microfilm (35 mm), and 5 films

Archival Locations:
UW-Parkside Library / Parkside Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Records of the College of Racine, founded in 1864 as St. Catherine's Female Academy and later known as St. Albertus Junior College (1935-1946), Dominican College (1946-1957), Dominican College of Racine (1957-1972), and College of Racine (1972-1974). Included is documentation of the growth and development of a small private liberal arts college, its relationship with the Racine, Wisconsin, community, the initiation of educational reforms and innovations during the 1960s and early 1970s, and its financial difficulties and closing in 1974. Records consist of files of the offices of president, vice president for academic affairs, vice president for administration, and vice president for development and public relations; student records; publications; records of related institutions, including Mount St. Paul College; and non-text materials. Subject matter includes academic policies, administration, admissions, alternative academic programs, the curriculum, enrollments, financing, gifts and grants, numerous educational and religious organizations, student government and organizations, and related topics.


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Language: English

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