Conventions, cancelled, 1944-1945
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning preparations for the cancelled Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The theme as discussed in the bulletins is "The Times Demand." This theme looks at the changing role of women and girls, the changing job environment, and the changing international situation and how YWCA women can respond to these changes. In addition, the convention was to address changes to the constitution as investigated by the Constitution Committee.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1944-1945
Language of Materials
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.
93 frames (1 partial reel)
Genre / Form
- broadsides (notices)
- bylaws (administrative records)
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