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Girl Reserve, 1940-1941

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 93, microdex: 4
Girl Reserve, 1940-1941
Girl Reserve, 1940-1941

Scope and Contents

Materials relating to a study of the meaning, reception, and connection to the YWCA of the name Girl Reserve, a YWCA organization for young and teen aged girls. Study materials include reports of committee members, goals of the study, questions asked, results and analysis, consideration of changing the name and terminology used to describe the group, and other materials. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1940-1941

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.


421 frames (1 partial reel)