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Bulgaria, circa 1921-1939

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 49, microdex: 1
Bulgaria, circa 1921-1939
Bulgaria, circa 1921-1939

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Bulgaria. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries work with women and girls in Bulgaria to develop their physical, social, intellectual and spiritual well-being through training local leadership, organizing and running programs and setting up camp opportunities for girls. Reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division summarize and assess work being done in Bulgaria, give an overview of financial needs and budgets, request future needs and arrange travel. Correspondence describes the living conditions and surroundings as well as accounts of personal interactions and challenges.

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1921-1939

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.


195 frames (1 partial reel)