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National Board program planning study, 1930-1942

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 118, microdex: 6
National Board program planning study, 1930-1942
National Board program planning study, 1930-1942

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning program planning studies. Program planning studies are used by the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Committee and local associations to gather information to assess the current program and inform decisions about the future programming needs. Study handbooks provide guidelines for conducting the studies and using the information collected. To inform decisions regarding the program and emphases of the National Board, the Program Planning Committee collects information from many divisions representing the many functions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Notes, reports and correspondence concerning health education, household employment, Native American work and the Laboratory Division include summaries of work and emphases, comments on their needs and suggestions regarding the direction of the national program. Also included are documents concerning a study a proposed fee sharing structure and reports of local program planning. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1930-1942

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.


484 frames (1 partial reel)