National Board members, circa 1885-1915
Scope and Contents
Documents collected to memorialize Grace Hoadley Dodge, first president of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. A collection of correspondence and writing during her time with the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its predecessor organizations provide an overview of her work for women. Ms. Dodge made a great impact on the lives of many women as demonstrated by the many letters of sympathy and records of resolutions passed in her honor. Other documents include programs of memorial held in her honor as well as biographies and testimonials of her life and work.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: circa 1885-1915
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.
953 frames (1 partial reel)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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