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Michigan, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 183, microdex: 2
Michigan, circa 1906-1950
Michigan, circa 1906-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the history, affiliation, leadership, communities, buildings, programs and services of the YWCA of Lansing, Michigan. The associations' histories and organization are documented in administrative records, applications for affiliation and governing documents. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include pamphlets, community surveys, program studies, a residence survey and lists of committee and board members. Outside of Lansing, the Lansing Area YWCA is an organized but unaffiliated association. Efforts to develop further work in the areas surrounding Lansing are documented in correspondence and reports and informed by community studies and analysis. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 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.


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