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Egypt and England, 1951-1953

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 231, microdex: 4
Egypt and England, 1951-1953
Egypt and England, 1951-1953

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Egypt and England. The YWCA of Egypt began as an association for British women and girls living in Egypt later expanding to include Egyption women. Reports of the work of the YWCA of Egypt provide the historical, cultural and social context in which it works. Reports and correspondence from secretaries to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division describe the work and programs of associations in Europe, advisory activities the American secretaries are performing and challenges the associations face. Additional correspondence and reports include annual reports and documents concerning the YWCA of Egypt's camping programs. Documents for the YWCA of Great Britain include letters concerning Hilda Thomas' arrival in the United States and postwar conditions of associations and its members. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1951-1953

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.


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