Girl Reserve, 1931-1940
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve national conference for secretaries, national education and high school organization. National conference materials include "New Directions" a pamphlet of conference findings, programs, planning materials, cost records, leadership lists and other materials. Topics covered include economics, health, and training of secretaries. National education consists of documents relating to the cooperation with public schools. The high school organization section features a guidebook for high school Girl Reserve clubs. The guidebook outlines the purpose, relationship to the national YWCA, club functions, Women's Council, and other matters.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1931-1940
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.
328 frames (1 partial reel)
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. G.R. Dept. (Organization)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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