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Sweden, Switzerland and Wales, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 71, microdex: 5
Sweden, Switzerland and Wales, circa 1919-1950
Sweden, Switzerland and Wales, circa 1919-1950

Scope and Contents

The YWCA of the U.S.A., as part of the World's YWCA, collaborates with associations in other countries by sharing ideas and resources, assisting with travelers and arranging visits with YWCA secretaries. Correspondence with Wales and Sweden concern such collaborative matters. The World's YWCA has it's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and is led by Cornelia Van Asch Van Wyjck. As leader of the World's YWCA she arranges a trip to be a guest at a YWCA conference in the United States and to visit other YWCA of the U.S.A. members and associations. General correspondence, bulletins, and reports from Switzerland concern the economic, religious, social and political climates in Europe in addition to coordinating travelers through Geneva. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1919-1950

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.


349 frames (1 partial reel)