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Student, 1956-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 247, microdex: 9
Student, 1956-1960
Student, 1956-1960

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning student Christian work on college campuses including governing documents of the United Campus Christian Fellowship, an overview of student Christian movements and a report of the study "Changing Values in College." This study, sponsored by the Edward w. Hazen Foundation, examines the affect general social science education has on the values and attitudes of American college students. The United Campus Christian Fellowship unites several student Christian movements to develop the religious life of individuals and contribute to campus life. Its purpose, organizational structure and functions are outlined in a document containing its statement of commitment, covenant, aims, basis and articles of operation and its assembly report provides a brief overview of the national issues addressed in 1960. In addition, an overview of the development of student Christian movements in the United States is presented in a newsletter from the Bureau of Research and Survey of the National Council of the Churches. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1956-1960

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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