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Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. National Board


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Carole Markus papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00815

National Board member of the YWCA. Collection includes organizational records of the National Board, World YWCA, and some materials related to the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh

Dates of Materials: 1971 - 2012

Harriet Bliss Ford papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00059
Abstract Civic leader; editor; YWCA executive; Red Cross official; and Trustee, Smith College. The correspondence and subject files of the Ford Papers document her work with Century Magazine and her political and intellectual life during her residence in Northampton, Massachusetts. Included is material written and published by Ford for the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), and manuscripts of her speeches and writings. Notable correspondents include Carrie Chapman Catt; Grace Coolidge;...
Dates of Materials: 1899-1953

Helen Alling Davis typescript of "Around the World in Nine Months"

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630156288]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00767

Helen Alling Davis had a long career in the YWCA, serving in many capacitites and traveling to establish the organization in Asia. This collection includes a transcript of Around the World in Nine Months: Letters from Helen Alling Davis, which documents Davis's trip in 1920-1921, traveling through China, Japan and Korea. She spent much of her time in the Philippines where she was working to establish the YWCA there.

Dates of Materials: 1920 - 1921

Ina Ruth Hillis Lackey papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00292

YWCA overseas secretary, YWCA official, USO regional director. Papers document some of her YWCA work, primarily in Brazil, and include circular letters sent annually to friends and relatives plus photographs of YWCA activities.

Dates of Materials: 1909-1988; Majority of material found within 1909-1988

Mildred Persinger papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00814

Mildred Persinger was a national board member of the YWCA and an international activist for non-governmental organizations who worked for women’s rights, human rights, racial justice, sustainable development, and global disarmament. The collection contains files from her work with the YWCA, including administrative and outreach files, committee files, policy documents, publications, pamphlets, brochures, and books.

Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2013

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