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Brazil, 1951-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 232, microdex: 10
Brazil, 1951-1960
Brazil, 1951-1960

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Brazil. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. aids and supports the development of associations in other countries through developing programs and leadership abroad with the help of American staff, financial support, advice and resource sharing. Reports and correspondence with secretaries in Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and San Paolo summarize and assess the YWCA activities and programs in these cities, assess the needs of the women and the associations, request assistance and arrange administrative matters such as travel and finances. Additional materials include a short timeline of the work of the YWCA in Brazil. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1951-1960

Language of Materials

English; Portuguese

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.


370 frames (1 partial reel)