National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1918 April- 1928 October
Scope and Contents
Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, resolutions and recommendations and personnel management. In addition, materials may include reports from committees, reports of association program and method, and summaries of conferences and conventions. Materials in March and November 1921 include reports from the Reorganization Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and organizational charts. The adoption of "Social Ideals" is discussed at length in the minutes and reports of April 1921. In addition, documents may include revision to the constitution and by-laws, discussion of the YWCA's relationships with other organizations and continued discussions of the evangelical basis for membership.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1918 April- 1928 October
Language of Materials
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.
3204 frames (1 partial reel)
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. G.R. Dept. (Organization)
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. National Board (Organization)
- Cratty, Mabel, 1868-1928 (Person)
Genre / Form
- agendas (administrative records)
- clippings (information artifacts)
- minutes (administrative records)
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