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Connecticut, circa 1933-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 168, microdex: 1
Connecticut, circa 1933-1950
Connecticut, circa 1933-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the administration, affiliation, leadership and programs of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Stamford and Waterbury, Connecticut. Visitation reports summarize the work of the associations and provide an assessment of the leadership and programming as well as an overview of any challenges faced by the association. Documents concerning the Stamford YWCA include letters discussing the taxation of YWCA buildings and the status of their tax exemptions. In Waterbury, visits from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries and meetings with the local YMCA discuss the development of services for women and girls and whether or not it should be part of the YMCA or a newly established YWCA association. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1933-1950

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.


351 frames (1 partial reel)