Conventions, seventeenth, 1942
Scope and Contents
Proceedings of the "Conference of Commission on Revision of Constitution of the Young Women's Christian Association U.S.A." Appointed at the Sixteenth Convention in 1940, the Commission on the Revision of the Constitution studies and works on revisions to the existing constitution to provide more structure, distribution of responsibility, unity, and communication between national and local associations. The commission meets in 1942 to discuss findings and prepare for upcoming conferences and conventions not knowing if the convention would be cancelled in 1943. Due to the cancellation, the commission presents at the 1946 Seventeenth Convention.
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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.
538 frames (1 partial reel)
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