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Massachusetts, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 181, microdex: 3
Massachusetts, circa 1906-1950
Massachusetts, circa 1906-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Lawrence and Lowell, Massachusetts and correspondence and reports concerning the development of an affiliated association in Lynn. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, governing documents, residence surveys, a community survey of Lowell and association historical summaries. In addition, correspondence and reports are included for the international institutes in Lawrence and Lowell. These institutes offer program and services for the needs of the immigrant women and their families. 

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.


652 frames (1 partial reel)