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Student, 1912-1933

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 133, microdex: 6
Student, 1912-1933
Student, 1912-1933

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the constitution and governance of student associations of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Membership in an affiliated association of the YWCA of the U.S.A. during the early years of its existence requires membership in an evangelical Christian church. Student associations request an alternate personal basis for membership to allow members that do not fulfill such a requirement. Documents include bulletins, pamphlets, articles, reports and minutes discussing the proposed change in basis including dissenting opinions. Other documents include pamphlets concerning what membership in a student associations means and how to make the most use of a membership in the National Student Y.W.C.A. through utilizing national resources. Additionally, included are documents that address the role of the church in the local and national student Christian associations. The microfilm target is erroneously labeled microdex five and should read microdex six. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1912-1933

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.


710 frames (1 partial reel)