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Student: Southern region, circa 1924-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 144, microdex: 2
Student: Southern region, circa 1924-1950
Student: Southern region, circa 1924-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the Southern region of the National Student YWCA., including the Atlanta Intercollegiate Council, student forums, issues of race and inclusion, and leadership meetings. Minutes and report from meetings addressing race and inclusion address the racism and segregation problems of the southern region as they apply to college campuses, the student YWCA and YMCA and include matters such as the interracial practices of conferences and conventions, upholding the national policies regarding race relations and racism, methods for working together and facilitating change and the experiences of students on southern campuses. Regional council meetings of the Southern region of the National Student YWCA concern the unique needs of the students in the region, facilitate the adoption of national emphases and programs and assess the needs of the region. Programs and proceedings of regional leadership conferences concern the role of Christian organizations and leadership in the current world situations, how to be a Christian leader and how to contribute to social change.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1924-1950

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.


604 frames (1 partial reel)