American Committee and Joint Committee: Formation of National Board, 1905-1907
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the American Committee's involvement with the Joint Committee and the formation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board. Proceedings and reports recommend that the American Committee affiliated groups unite with the International Board resulting in the National Board of the Young Women's Christian Association. Additional materials concern the decision to unite, recommendations for moving forward and background information on the merger. Also included are summaries of the agreement between the International Board and the American Committee and blank applications for association membership.
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Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
However, by agreement with the YWCA of the U.S.A., microdexes known to contain financial records or personal health information (usually on job applications) were not digitized and/or not published in our online repository as part of the CLIR Digitizing Hidden Collections grant. These microdexes may still be accessed on the original microfilm, and digital files may be made available to individual researchers upon request.
375 frames (1 partial reel)
- American Committee of Young Women's Christian Associations
- Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley), 1856-1914
- International Board of Women's and Young Women's Christian Associations
- Leadership in women
- Nonprofit organizations -- Management
- Women -- Social conditions
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. National Board
- minutes (administrative records)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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