Community Division, 1922-1954
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Materials concern the development and expansion of new community associations. Reports and meeting minutes describe effort made in regions and cities, report on progress and development, and discuss the mission and purpose of joining the YWCA of the U.S.A. Documents also include steps for becoming an affiliated YWCA organization, and guidelines for governance and organization of local associations
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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.
631 frames (1 partial reel)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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