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Illinois, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 257, microdex: 9
Illinois, circa 1951-1960
Illinois, circa 1951-1960

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Illinois followed by documents concerning the development, administration and programs of associations in Alton, Aurora, Belleville, and Belvidere. The administration and development of the associations in Alton and Aurora is documented in basic standards reports, national certification documents, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and management need. Correspondence and reports from Belleville and Belvidere concerning the development of new associations.

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1951-1960

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.


335  frames (1 partial reel)