Student: Southwest region, 1961-1967
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning "human relations" projects and programs of the Southwest region of the National Student YWCA. Human relations in these documents refers to race relations and is intended to address the civil unrest and racism faced by the South. Visitation reports summarize and assess the conditions at student associations in the region, their role on their campus and the general attitudes towards race. Following visitation reports are project reports, proceedings and reports of regional workshops and meetings on race relations and racism in the South and project planning minutes.
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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.
337 frames (1 partial reel)
- African American college students
- Leadership in women
- National Student YWCA
- Nonprofit organizations -- Finance
- Nonprofit organizations -- Management
- Race relations
- Southwest, United States
- Student movements
- Women college students
- minutes (administrative records)
- programs (documents)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063