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YWCA of the U.S.A. artifacts

 Record Group
Identifier: SSC-MS-00324-artifacts

Overview

This record group includes objects created by and from the YWCA. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.

Dates

  • approximately 1906-1998, mostly undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Access

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that it owns copyright, YWCA of the USA has retained copyright in its works donated to Smith College, but has has authorized Smith College Special Collections to grant permission to publish reproductions or quotations from the records on its behalf.

Copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, or which may regard materials in the collection not created by YWCA of the USA, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Extent

21.3 linear feet (16 boxes)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The YWCA of the U.S.A. donated a portion of its records to the Sophia Smith Collection in 1964 and the remainder in 2002 and 2003.

Related Materials

This Record group forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records. Record Group 3, Series V, Library and Archives contiains documents related to the artifacts in this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Maida Goodwin, Amy Hague, Kara McClurken, and Amanda Izzo in 2008.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding aid to YWCA of the U.S.A. artifacts
Author
Finding aid prepared by Maida Goodwin, Amy Hague, Kara McClurken, Amanda Izzo.
Date
2008, 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Processing of the YWCA Records was made possible by the generous support of the National Historical Records and Publications Commission and the estate of Elizabeth Norris.

Revision Statements

  • 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (https://github.com/harvard-library/archivesspace-preprocessor)
  • 4/10/2019: Updated with current language, and with post-CLIR grant info

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton MA 01063