National Board, 1952-1955
Scope and Contents
Minutes, reports and correspondence of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Committee on Membership in the National Associations (M.I.N.A.). In order to become affiliated with the national association local associations must meet a set of basic standards and affiliation requirements and the affiliation, disaffiliation and association standing is administered by the committee. The committee tracks the status of associations, makes recommendations for affiliation and disaffiliation, collects report forms and certification documents and communicates with local associations concerning reporting and affiliation requirements. Documents include lists of affiliated and unaffiliated associations, lists of committee members, meeting minutes, reports submitted to the National Board, committee correspondence, certification forms and communication with local and registered associations.
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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.
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