YWCA of the USA cooperation with YMCA of the USA minutes and reports, 1925-1931
Scope and Contents
Minutes and reports of committees and commissions concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship and cooperation with the YMCA of the USA. While the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YMCA of the USA are in theory parallel organizations they run into areas of overlapping mission in areas of co-educational programs in addition to the YMCA of the USA conducting some programming for women in areas lacking a developed YWCA. Cooperative relationships may also include the shared use of facilities and equipment. The commissions and committees study the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship with the YMCA of the USA, create policy concerning cooperative relationships, attempt to define the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship with the YMCA of the USA, discuss challenges that arise from overlapping work and explore successful relationships. Following the minutes and reports in a compilation of case histories illustrating and assessing fourteen typical scenarios of YWCA-YMCA relationships.
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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.
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