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Conferences, circa 1950-1959

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 229, microdex: 4
Conferences, circa 1950-1959
Conferences, circa 1950-1959

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. staff development and training workshops. Staff development and training is an important aspect of leadership and association development in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Workshops cover a wide variety of topics and are targeted at different types of leaders or regions. Topics include program development, communications, community relationships, the democratic process of the YWCA of the U.S.A., managing expanding programs, Y-Teen leadership and programming, managing job loads and program administration. Documents for each workshop vary and may include pamphlets, correspondence, proceedings and reports. 

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1950-1959

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.


348 frames (1 partial reel)