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Davis, Helen Alling



Occupations: YWCA executive.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

National Board members, circa 1938-1963

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 116, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Memorial programs, obituaries and letters of condolence for deceased board and staff members of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board. Documents are arranged alphabetically by person's last name and may include articles of note they authored, correspondence concerning their work, employee record cards and photographs. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1938-1963

Philippines, circa 1920-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 65, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from the YWCA of the Philippines. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of the Philippines by sending American women to to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and to assess the status of the YWCA of the Philippines and its service to the women there. Correspondence from secretaries in the Philippines concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting the Philippines as well as arrangements for visits the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1948