Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the National Student YWCA interracial education program and incentives to address issues of racism in associations and college campuses. Reports include regional reports of racism and race relations in student associations as well as the report of a detailed study presenting data and analysis of the interracial education practices of the National Student Council since its beginning in 1922. Other documents include correspondence concerning the admission of Harriet Town, a prospective African American nursing student, to Yale School of Nursing as well as and pamphlets, bibliographies and bulletins for use in education in student associations.
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Conditions Governing Access
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.
455 frames (1 partial reel)
- African American college students
- College students -- Societies, etc
- Discrimination in higher education
- Leadership in women
- National Intercollegiate Christiain Council
- National Student YWCA
- Race discrimination
- Race discrimination -- Law and legislation
- Race relations
- Student movements
- Women college students
- outlines (documents)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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