Personnel policies and services, circa 1951-1960
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. personnel management policies, practices and recruitment. The National Employed Personnel Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the development of personnel policies for the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and implementing training programs. These duties and national policies are documented in the committee charter, National Board personnel manual and policy reports. Recruitment materials include recruitment posters, interview questions and guidelines, articles on the practice of recruitment techniques and pamphlets and manuals concerning the national recruitment program and recommended practices. Additional materials include national staff meeting minutes and orientation guidelines.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: circa 1951-1960
Language of Materials
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.
316 frames (1 partial reel)
Genre / Form
- clippings (information artifacts)
- employees' manuals
- fliers (printed matter)
- minutes (administrative records)
- outlines (documents)
- press releases
- press releases
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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