National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1951-1955
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning National Student YWCA and National Student YMCA college summer service group programs. The program places participants in a church or social agency so that they may gain experience working in an urban environment and develop their leadership and group work skills. In addition to job experience, the program includes workshops and discussion opportunities. Documents include program reports reflecting on the participants' experiences, director's reports evaluating and summarizing program content and lists of applicants.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1951-1955
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.
188 frames (1 partial reel)
Genre / Form
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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