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New York, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 195, microdex: 4
New York, circa 1919-1950
New York, circa 1919-1950

Scope and Contents

Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Mount Vernon and Nassau County, New York. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, program materials, lists of staff and volunteer leaders and correspondence with national leadership. The YWCA of Nassau County began as part of the YWCA of Long Island that included Suffolk County as well. Minutes, correspondence and report document the separation of the original association into two separate county associations. Additional materials concerning Nassau County include documentation of a proposed cooperative plan with the local YMCA and administrative records concerning their disaffiliation in 1950. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1919-1950

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.


599  frames (1 partial reel)