Scope and Contents
Correspondence and reports from YWCA staff in Brazil. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA of Brazil 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 of Brazil and its service to the women there. Correspondence from secretaries in Brazil concern travel arrangements for American secretaries visiting the Argentina as well as arrangements for visits to the United States. Reports and correspondence contain narrative accounts of the association work, analysis of the needs of the women of Brazil, descriptions of the nature of the YWCA work and challenges faced by the associations.
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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.
544 frames (1 partial reel)
- Brazil -- Description and travel
- Christian stewardship
- Hill, Ruth Lois
- Leadership in women
- Nonprofit organizations -- Finance
- Nonprofit organizations -- Management
- Women -- Brazil
- Women -- Societies and clubs -- Brazil
- Women in development -- International cooperation
- YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division
- Young Women's Christian associations -- Brazil
- clippings (information artifacts)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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