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Conventions, ninth, 1926

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 29, microdex: 1
Conventions, ninth, 1926
Conventions, ninth, 1926

Scope and Contents

Stenotype and printed proceedings for the Ninth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention meetings, discussions, and addresses from the opening remarks to the final adjournment. Business sessions present arguments for and discussions about proposed changes to the constitution in addition to other issues to be decided at a national level. A strict democratic procedure is followed to nominate and vote on board and committee members and accept presentations and reports. Other presentations include reports from the city, student, industrial, and business groups, updates from international work, discussions of the membership basis and more. The featured speaker, Rev. Charles Gilkey, addresses the delegates each day regarding the role of Christianity. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1926

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.


828 frames (1 partial reel)