Michigan, circa 1906-1950
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the affiliation, leadership, buildings, finance and leadership of the YWCA of Detroit, Michigan. The association's history and governance is documented in fact sheets, constitutions, bylaws and administrative records. Pamphlets and newsletters announce the dedications of new buildings describing their purpose, facilities and intended uses. In addition a residence survey collects information concerning the residence services offered by the association. Other documents include correspondence and reports concerning association finance and lists of volunteer and professional leadership.
Dates of Materials
- circa 1906-1950
Language of Materials
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.
240 frames (1 partial reel)
- Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
- Leadership in women
- Nonprofit organizations -- Finance
- Nonprofit organizations -- Management
- Nonprofit organizations -- Michigan
- Social service -- Michigan
- Women -- Societies and clubs
- Young Women's Christian associations -- Michigan
- administrative records
- bylaws (administrative records)
- lists (document genres)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063