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Colombia, Dutch Guiana and Peru, 1934-1950

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 68, microdex: 6
Colombia, Dutch Guiana and Peru, 1934-1950
Colombia, Dutch Guiana and Peru, 1934-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning young women's Christian association activities in Colombia, Dutch Guiana (Surinam) and Peru. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division supports the establishment and development of YWCA associations in many countries. Correspondence concerning Peru and Colombia consider the possibility and likelihood of establishing associations in those countries. In addition, correspondence from Peru concerns the exchange of students and learning opportunities. In Surinam, YWCA activities center around work with girls through "triangle associations," divisions of the Holland YWCA association. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1934-1950

Language of Materials

English; Spanish

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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