Michigan, circa 1951-1960
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the administration, program and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Saginaw and St. Joseph-Benton Harbor, Michigan in addition to documents concerning development of associations or registered clubs in Port Huron, Stambaugh, Traverse City, and Zeeland. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further topical and form designations on the microfilm for Saginaw and St. Joseph-Benton Harbor. The administration and development of the 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.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: circa 1951-1960
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
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.
261 frames (1 partial reel)
Genre / Form
- administrative records
- bylaws (administrative records)
- Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States
- Port Huron, Saint Clair, Michigan, United States
- Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States
- Saint Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States
- Stambaugh, Iron, Michigan, United States
- Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States
- Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States
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