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National Board program planning study, circa 1940-1942

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 119, microdex: 1

Scope and Contents

Documents from regional groups and program specialists for the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Study. Program planning studies are used by the Program Planning Committee to gather information to assess the current program and inform decisions about the future programming needs. Input and reports from program specialists and and regional groups respond to current national program, assess how the program is or isn't meeting their needs and make recommendations for future emphases. In addition, reports include summaries of the current issues affecting the women served by the groups and discuss their relationship to the national organization. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1940-1942

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.


150 frames (1 partial reel)