Scope and Contents
Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in Argentina. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA in Buenos Aires by sending American women to to fill leadership positions, act as advisors, report on work to the United States and to assess the status of the YWCA in Buenos Aires and its service to the women there. Correspondence from secretaries in Argentina concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting the Argentina as well as arrangements for visits the United States. Reports and correspondence also contain narrative accounts of the association work, analysis of the needs of the women of Argentina, descriptions of the nature of the YWCA work and challenges faced by the associations.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1937-1949
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.
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Genre / Form
- Christian stewardship
- Leadership in women
- Nonprofit organizations -- Finance
- Nonprofit organizations -- Management
- Physical education and training -- Argentina
- Women -- Argentina
- Women -- Societies and clubs
- Women in development -- International cooperation
- Young Women's Christian associations -- Argentina
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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