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Conventions, seventh, 1922

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Conventions, seventh, 1922
Conventions, seventh, 1922

Scope and Contents

Official proceedings and actions of the Seventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings follow the convention business meetings, addresses, reports, presentations, and general sessions. Addresses from outside speakers concern peace by remarking on the importance of cooperation with and work in foreign countries, interracial cooperation and economic peace as it affects rural woman and communities. Business meetings address all matters needing voting, discussion and consensus such as electing leaders, adopting programming or deciding on a political position. Presentations at the convention include a report of the results of the study of the basis of membership, presentation the city association standards for affiliation, changes to the World YWCA's constitution and more. Most sessions begin with prayer or devotional exercises and the role of religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A. is discussed throughout. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1922

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.


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