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Student, 1961-1970

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 307, microdex: 7
Student, 1961-1970
Student, 1961-1970

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the history and programs of the Northern Student Movement, minutes of National Student YWCA officer meetings, and program emphases and reports of the National Student YWCA. The Northern Student Movement (NSM) is an organizing body working through new or existing student groups fighting discrimination and working on civil rights issues. Through information sharing and providing opportunities for action, the organization hopes to show support for the efforts of southern student groups combating racism and form and ongoing movement centered on civil rights. Brief histories of the movement describe its inception and growth. Program updates and reports provide detail on specific programs and functions. Officer meetings of the National Student YWCA meet to discuss program emphases, prepare for conferences and address some administrative issues. Program reports include regional and national program emphases and a report of program participation in thirty subject areas. 

Dates of Materials

  • 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.


277 frames (1 partial reel)