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New York, circa 1909-1950

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 192, microdex: 5
New York, circa 1909-1950
New York, circa 1909-1950

Scope and Contents

Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in New York. 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, association fact sheets, historical summaries and applications for affiliation. For communities interested in developing YWCA work documents include assessments of community interested and existing women's organizations as well as letters of interest from community stakeholders. Local association files are preceded by a section covering the entire state of New York. These documents include the corporation laws of New York and documents concerning the relationship between the YWCA and the YMCA in New York State. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1909-1950

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.


497  frames (1 partial reel)