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National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1952-1961

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 242, microdex: 4
National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1952-1961
National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1952-1961

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA (NSCY) membership policies, leadership, program development and relationships to other organizations. Membership policies and practices are developed to reflect the values of the organization and its members. Documents include membership study questionnaires and compilations of results for a study of the membership statement of purpose and membership requirements. Lists of officers and minutes of staff meetings concern the administration and leadership of the National Student YWCA and YMCA. The NSCY Program Commission studies the needs of the student association programs, develops and distributes program materials and makes recommendations for development. Documents include a letter responding to student demonstrations and sit-ins in the South, minutes of the findings of the consultation on economic life and a memorandum with suggested resources for student associations. Letters and reports concerning relationships with other organizations define and discuss the nature of the relationships and possible benefits and challenges. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1952-1961

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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