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North Carolina , circa 1908-1950

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 199, microdex: 2
North Carolina , circa 1908-1950
North Carolina , circa 1908-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in North Carolina. In North Carolina, YWCA of the U.S.A. development focuses on reaching communities throughout the state and working on race relations and association programs with African American members. State visitation reports and conference proceedings and program development outlines summarize and assess the work being done across the state. Also included are the state corporation laws for North Carolina. Following this are documents concerning the YWCA of Asheville, North Carolina and tis Phyllis Wheatley branch and correspondence concerning developing work in Burlington. The administrative history of the YWCA of Asheville can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets, lists of professional and volunteer leadership and an association timeline. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services.Additional documents include program emphases and correspondence with regional and national leadership. Additional documents include a completed residence survey, correspondence concerning their new building campaign, a community study of Asheville, lists of professional and volunteer leadership and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership. The Phyllis Wheatley Branch of the YWCA of Asheville serves the African American women and girls of Asheville. The branch's function and relationship to the central association are established in its bylaws and additional information on the branch are recorded in association fact sheets. Visitation reports and correspondence provide insight into the branch's program and services. 

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1908-1950

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.


615  frames (1 partial reel)