Iowa, circa 1961-1970
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the program, administration, and development of the Iowa Town and County YWCA and associations in Fort Dodge and Marshalltown, Iowa in addition to correspondence and reports from Iowa City. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further form and topical designations on the microfilm under each affiliated association. The administration and development of the 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 program materials, documents regarding cooperation and relationships to the YMCA, general correspondence, and reports concerning association program and operations. YWCA of Iowa City documents concern their development and eventual disolution.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: circa 1961-1970
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.
304 frames (1 partial reel)
Genre / Form
- administrative records
- bylaws (administrative records)
- Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States
- Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States
- Iowa, United States
- Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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