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Conventions, tenth, 1928

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 29, microdex: 8
Conventions, tenth, 1928
Conventions, tenth, 1928

Scope and Contents

Official proceedings and published list of actions from the Tenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Issues discussed at the convention relate to the theme, "Occupation of the field" by looking at how the National Board serves each association and how they in turn are serving their communities. The role of religion in membership is also discussed throughout the convention and includes discussion of the membership basis. The proceedings also document presentations from member groups including student, city, industrial, and business. Addresses include remarks from foreign secretaries updating the convention on YWCA work and conditions in their countries including Mexico, China, India and the Philippines. Actions of the convention are compiled in a separate publication included following the proceedings. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1928

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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