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India, 1905-1949

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 58, microdex: 3
India, 1905-1949
India, 1905-1949

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports and miscellaneous materials concerning YWCA activities in India. YWCA activities in India concern social work activities, safe housing, conferences and training opportunities. The Y.W.C.A. of India, Ceylon and Burma has a history of cooperation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. and other associations in the World YWCA. The cooperation takes the form of exchanging training opportunities, arranging visits to India financial support. As part of the cooperative relationship with the YWCA of the U.S.A. Indian secretaries may visit the United States for conferences or for training purposes as an opportunity to observe and learn from associations. Reports and correspondence from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries visiting India include descriptions of their travel and impressions, assessments of the work being done in India, and suggestions for future support. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1905-1949

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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