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Outside organizations: Social work, 1935-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 122, microdex: 3

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s cooperation with social work organizations. Community Chests, organizations that assist in the collaboration between social agencies and donors for the securing and distribution of funds for social work, are a source of support and resources for the YWCA of the U.S.A. Documents include description and discussion of the nature of the relationship with the YWCA of the U.S.A. In addition, reports and pamphlets concern the relationship between the Community Chest and the social agency, descriptions and assessments of the work of social agencies through Community Chests, policy, the organization and functions of Community Chests and the social needs of people including those affected by World War II. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1935-1950

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.


426 frames (1 partial reel)