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New York, circa 1950-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 266, microdex: 10
New York, circa 1950-1960
New York, circa 1950-1960

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the program, administration, and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Gloversville and Hudson, New York in addition to correspondence and reports regarding Great Neck and Ithaca, New York. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further topical and form designations on the microfilm for Gloversville and Hudson. 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. Additional material includes general correspondence and reports concerning association program, policies and operations. Great Neck materials include correspondence and reports concerning a community project, focused on problems faced by newly arrived domestic workers. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1950-1960

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.


226  frames (1 partial reel)