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Committees on religion minutes and reports, 1916-1944

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 366, microdex: 3
Committees on religion minutes and reports, 1916-1944
Committees on religion minutes and reports, 1916-1944

Scope and Contents

The YWCA of the U.S.A. was organized as an evangelical protestant organization to enrich the lives of all women. As the organization grew its religious emphasis evolved as well. The minutes and reports of the committees on religion represented in this microdex include discussion of the role of religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A., the development of religious education programs, the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship with the protestant church and local churches, the religions and beliefs represented in the organization and protestant-catholic relations. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1916-1944

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

From the Record Group:

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.


142 frames (1 partial reel)