Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Berea Consultation and additional newsletters and correspondence from the southern region. The Berea Consultation was convened to discuss administrative and membership practices in southern associations, specifically in regards to race. Notes from the consultation summarize the proceedings. Also included is a report of an evaluation of practices in the thirteen southern states. Additional southern region documents include newsletters, memorandums and lists of regional committee and board members.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1961-1970
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.
117 frames (1 partial reel)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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