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Community Division, 1957-1961

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 227, microdex: 7
Community Division, 1957-1961
Community Division, 1957-1961

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division study of administrative practices of metropolitan associations that have three or more branches and centers. A planning committee is responsible for the general planning and oversight of the study project. They meet to review progress and first results adjusting the project plan if necessary. The project objectives, context and methods are defined in a project plan. Correspondence to participating associations provide instructions and communicate project progress. The results of the study are summarized in a YWCA Magazine article and correspondence with Harleigh Trecker indicates that a book is in progress. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1957-1961

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.


272 frames (1 partial reel)