Anniversary, circa 1950-1955
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning planning for celebrations of the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement. Centennial celebrations and programming include a national fundraising campaign, membership drives, publicity campaigns and community engagement. The programs hope to strengthen the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and increase community awareness. Committees are tasked with specific areas of responsibility for centennial celebrations including membership development, publicity, fundraising and program development. Committee documents include resources and guidance to local associations, report on their activities and plan policy and method of work.
Dates of Materials
- circa 1950-1955
Language of Materials
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.
441 frames (1 partial reel)
- Fund raising
- Fund raising
- Leadership in women
- Special events -- Planning
- Young Women's Christian associations -- Anniversaries, etc
- Young Women's Christian associations -- Finance
- Young Women's Christian associations -- Management
- minutes (administrative records)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063