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Conferences, circa 1965-1967

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 284, microdex: 3
Conferences, circa 1965-1967
Conferences, circa 1965-1967

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the planning, proceedings and post-conference actions of the National Youth Conference on Natural Beauty and Conservation held in Washington, D.C. in June of 1966. YWCA of the U.S.A. is one of the participating organizations along with the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, YMCA, 4-H clubs and other youth organizations.The conference goal, as stated in planning meeting notes, is "for youth to explore and define their role in national beauty and conservation." Post-conference reports and calls to action illustrate the impact of the conference overall and it's individual sessions and demonstrate a desire for the participants to bring their experience to their community for lasting impact. Additional documents include application forms for YWCA of the U.S.A. participants, planning documents and conference notes. 

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1965-1967

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.


218 frames (1 partial reel)