California, circa 1961-1971
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the program, administration, and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Contra Costa County and Eureka, California in addition to inquiry regarding a YW-Wives club in Cotati, and record of the Central San Joaquin Valley District's disaffiliation. Documents are arranged alphabetically by area with further topical and form designations on the microfilm for Contra Costa County. The administration and development of the Contra Costa County and Eureka associations is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and management need. Additional materials include documents concerning the disbanding of the YWCA of Eureka in addition to general correspondence and reports concerning association program and operations.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: circa 1961-1971
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.
256 frames (1 partial reel)
Genre / Form
- administrative records
- bylaws (administrative records)
- minutes (administrative records)
- Contra Costa, California, United States
- Cotati, Sonoma, California, United States
- Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States
- San Joaquin Valley, Central Valley, California, United States
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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