Scope and Contents
Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. residence programs, providing safe and affordable housing to young employed women. Documents include guidelines for managing a residence program and determining need, program reports, reports of housing needs, residence program workshop notes, and reports, directories and blank survey forms for gathering information on residence programs.
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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.
166 frames (1 partial reel)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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Northampton MA 01063