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Iowa, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 175, microdex: 5
Iowa, circa 1906-1950
Iowa, circa 1906-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Iowa. The YWCA of the U.S.A. conducts studies to determine the needs of the women and girls of Iowa, assess the current associations and Girl Reserve clubs available and determine areas for future development as part of an "occupying the field" initiative. The Iowa-Nebraska study analyzes the geographic groupings of associations and areas of needs. Girl Reserve studies in Anamosa, Atlantic and Belle Plaine assess their Girl Reserve clubs making recommendations for future development or leadership. Documents concerning the YWCA of Boone, Indiana include a residence survey, governing documents such as constitutions and bylaws, association fact sheets, historical notes and visitation reports. 

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1906-1950

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.


430 frames (1 partial reel)