National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, circa 1960-1970
Scope and Contents
Reports, applications and information for participants of the 1961 National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA Washington student seminar followed by documents concerning all National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA summer projects and documents concerning the administration, functions and staff of the National Student Council YMCA and YWCA (NSCY). The Washington student seminar is a summer project combines work experience with discussion forums and an introduction to Washington DC to offer participants the chance to study and explore the political system of the United States and major national issues. Documents concerning all summer student projects include a timeline of summer projects, lists of student participants in summer projects and job descriptions for project leaders. Following the summer project documents are several sections on the administration, management and functions of the NSCY. These include policies and proposals on their relationship to the National Student Christian Federation, minutes of staff meetings, training seminar reports and rosters, study outlines for a study of student association staff, documents concerning college work-study programs and the impact on student summer projects and workers and two pamphlets from the "Revolution and Response" series.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: circa 1960-1970
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.
431 frames (1 partial reel)
Genre / Form
- application forms
- lists (document genres)
- minutes (administrative records)
- outlines (documents)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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