Scope and Contents
Histories of the YWCA of the U.S.A. followed by policy and reports concerning membership in the organization. Historical overviews include overviews of the development of the YWCA of the U.S.A., their public affairs role, and their programs. Also included are lists of potential participants in oral histories. Membership documents include a summary report of responses to a membership questionnaire and outlined membership policies.
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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.
368 frames (1 partial reel)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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Northampton MA 01063