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World Young Women's Christian Association

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gladys Gilkey Calkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00598
Abstract

YWCA executive. The papers document Calkins' family and personal life, overseas travel, and her work on behalf of the YWCA and other religious and social service organizations. The bulk of the papers consist of diaries made during the Calkins family's 1932-33 trip to Europe, and during Calkins' later travels with Marie Berger to Africa and Asia.

Dates of Materials: 1895-1988

Jewel Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00525
Abstract

The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Jewel Graham, including a typescript of her unpublished memoir, which includes reflections on growing up as an African American girl in Springfield, Ohio, her education, her employment as professor at Antioch College, and her life-long service in the YWCA, from age 13, to becoming President of the National Board and of the World YWCA.

Dates of Materials: 1940-2008