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Indiana, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 259, microdex: 5
Indiana, circa 1951-1960
Indiana, circa 1951-1960

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the administration, program and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Muncie and Richmond, Indiana, and visitation reports for registered associations in Nappanee, New Goshen, Peru, Petersburg, Pimento, Portland, Poseyville-Wadesville, Princeton, Richmond-Registered, Rochester, Rockport, Rockville, Rome City, Rushville, Seymore, and Shelbyville. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further topical and form designations on the microfilm for the associations in Muncie and Richmond. The administration and development of the full associations 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. Additional materials may include additional correspondence and reports concerning association programs, services and operations. Registered association visitation reports comment on the background to the visit, meetings that took place, the community of work, association leadership, and its overall performance.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 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.


398  frames (1 partial reel)

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063