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Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 33, microdex: 1
Conventions, fourteenth, 1936
Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

Scope and Contents

Stenotype proceedings of the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings follow the convention from opening remarks to final adjournment. Proceedings cover, addresses and remarks, business matters and motions to pass resolutions, elections of officers and board members, presentations of reports and reports from assembly meetings. The wide range of topics include youth movements and the activity of younger members, international work, cooperation throughout the YWCA of the U.S.A., cooperation with outside organizations, racism and race relations, and the changing social and economic landscape. Discussions and presentations consider the role of religion in addressing the concerns. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1936

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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