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Texas, circa 1908-1950

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 216, microdex: 1
Texas, circa 1908-1950
Texas, circa 1908-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning affiliated and developing YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Texas. Documents are arranged alphabetically by town beginning with Fort Worth and ending with Harris County. For affiliated associations documents include administrative records, historical notes, visitation reports and advisory correspondence with regional and national leaders. Documents for those communities with new associations or interest in forming an association include letters of inquiry and visitation reports from field secretaries. The associations that have branches for their African American members include records of the branches following the materials concerning the association as a whole. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 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.


572  frames (1 partial reel)