National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, 1958-1959
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA USSR exchange program. The National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA exchange program with the Soviet Union is an opportunity for students from the United States and the Soviet Union to spend time in each other's countries, develop international understanding, learn leadership skills and share their own experiences with others. Preparatory materials include travel advice for Americans visiting the Soviet Union and study materials to prepare participants for the trip. Reports and articles evaluate and describe the experience of the exchange students in the United States and in the Soviet Union.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1958-1959
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.
373 frames (1 partial reel)
Genre / Form
- lists (document genres)
- outlines (documents)
- schedules (time plans)
- Soviet Union
- Soviet Union -- Description and travel
- Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States
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