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Outside organizations: Peace, circa 1930-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 121, microdex: 3

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the meetings, conferences and activities of organizations engaged in the peace movements. The YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with American and international peace organizations that share similar purposes and aims. Pamphlets, and reports concern the work of the peace organizations, explain the background situations and the need for peace movements, advocate for peaceful conflict resolution and assess the future needs of the organization and movement. Correspondence and meeting minutes for organizations concern the administration of the group and decision making in addition to discussion of the areas for development and problems faced. Documents are arranged alphabetically by organization. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1930-1950

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.


557 frames (1 partial reel)