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Religion, 1961-1970

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 299, microdex: 9
Religion, 1961-1970
Religion, 1961-1970

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA World Fellowship Week followed by materials on the role of religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A. YWCA World Fellowship Week is an international week of prayer, reflection and fundraising reflecting on the YWCA as a world movement. In the United States, the YWCA of the U.S.A. has a national event at the Washington National Cathedral in addition to local observances throughout the country. Publicity and event packets suggest observance services, press releases and other publicity materials and their use. Also included are summary reports of international YWCA work. Additional documents concerning religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A. include a book of meditations by Lilace Reid Barnes, a leadership guide to facilitating group discussions on religion, and correspondence concerning relationships with churches and other issues surrounding Christianity in the YWCA of the U.S.A. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1961-1970

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.


472 frames (1 partial reel)