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Overview YWCA worker. The Carrie Eliza Meares Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life. Types of materials include correspondence, memorabilia, press releases, reports, journal and newspaper articles, and subject files. The bulk of the papersfocus on Meares' work in South Africa for the World YWCA, 1950-53; in Ethiopia for the YWCA of the U.S.A., 1960-61; and on the August 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The papers include general background reference on South...
Dates of Materials: 1932-1982; Majority of material found within 1947-1963
Overview YWCA executive and overseas official. The Eldri Dieson Papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, research notes, and scrapbooks primarily related to Dieson's work for the YWCA of the U.S.A. The bulk of the papers focus on Dieson's work for the YWCA's Foreign Division in Japan and in Chile.
Dates of Materials: 1905-1994
Overview YWCA worker, Labor reform advocate. The papers are primarily related to her professional and public life and focus on her work for the YWCA of the U.S.A. Types of materials include correspondence; writings; photographs; press releases; reports; journal and newspaper articles; transcripts of interviews; and memorabilia. Included is a copy of her 1933 Columbia masters thesis on working women in San Francisco. The correspondence is revealing of Anderson's intensely religious family background. Of...
Dates of Materials: 1901-1993; Majority of material found within 1922-55
Overview YWCA official. Papers include correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia; teaching material; writings; records from her work with the American Labor Education Service, Committee of Correspondence, Adult Education Association, New York Education Council, the YWCA, and Church of All Nations.
Dates of Materials: 1913-1974
Overview Journalist; Editor; Trustee, State University of New York; YWCA official; and International relations specialist. Papers include an scrapbooks; oral history; correspondence; photographs and clippings; travel files from trips to Asia, Europe, Australia, and China; speeches and writings; and files pertaining to organizations concerned with international relations, education, and international development, among them the Young Women's Christion Association and SUNY.
Dates of Materials: 1928 - 1989
Overview YWCA volunteer, Volunteer. Papers are primarily related to her work on behalf of the YWCA in the U.S. and around the world, particularly in the Near East. Her memoir, The Joy of Service, chronicles her New York City upbringing, initiation into YWCA work, and her years in Turkey. The correspondence contains small amounts of correspondence with U.S. and World YWCA leaders such as Ruth Rouse, Emma Bailey Speer, Doris Boss, Anna Rice, Theresa Wilbur Paist, Ruth...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1981; Majority of material found within 1915-1966
Overview Professor of social work and social studies, founder and director of the Dehli School of Social Work, consultant for social work education, and YWCA official. The Elmina Lucke papers focus on her work abroad as educator, administrator, and consultant for social work. Materials include correspondence with former students and associates in Egypt, India, and Pakistan; photographs of her travels; speeches; writings, including an unpublished memoir; and a transcript and tapes of an oral history.
Dates of Materials: 1897-1987
Overview YWCA overseas official. The collection consists primarily of approximately 75 letters Ticknor wrote home to her family from Europe, Lebanon, and Egypt, describing her life and work overseas with the YWCA. In addition there are letters from friends; reports to the YWCA; and 39 photographs of her travels.
Dates of Materials: 1938-1990
Overview Social welfare worker, Philanthropist, Educator. Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life and primarily include biographical writings about Grace Dodge and clipping scrapbooks containing articles by Grace Dodge and about her activities and concerns (1882-1914). The scrapbooks focus on Dodge's efforts on behalf of "working girls" in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century urban areas.
Dates of Materials: 1882-1995; Majority of material found within 1882-1915
Overview YWCA worker and missionary. Collection documents Chinese culture, social conditions, and politics; and the family's social and domestic life. Other subjects include student life at Smith College, early work as YWCA traveling secretary, work at Wells College, and other post-China activities. Materials include correspondence, writings, memorabilia, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1880-1956; Majority of material found within 1904-1920
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview YWCA executive; YWCA overseas official. Letters home to her family while she was working for the YWCA of the USA at the YWCA of Mexico City, published books, and biographical clippings. Also, letters home from her days at the Church of All Nations settlement house on New York City's Lower East Side (1933-1934). [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]
Dates of Materials: 1933-1954
Overview Social reformer, Lecturer, Social researcher, Writer, Social worker. Papers include correspondence, biographical material, clippings, speeches, writings, research notes, subject and organization files, primarily from van Kleeck's professional life. There is a significant amount of material relating to Smith College, her work in social and charitable agencies such as ACLU, National Woman's Party, Bryn Mawr Summer School for Student Workers, Hospites (a refugee rescue organization), the Women's...
Dates of Materials: 1883-1972
Overview Editor; YWCA worker; Women's rights advocate; Pacifist. Papers include McCulloch's published writings and notes on education, religion, social progress, working women, marriage and the women's movement; speeches; biographical material; memorabilia; photographs; a scrapbook kept by McCulloch's mother; and writings by close friend and pacifist Henrietta Roelofs.
Dates of Materials: 1884-1978; Majority of material found within 1915-1944
- Names: Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A X
- correspondence 12
- Young Women's Christian associations 11
- Photographs. 10
- memorabilia 8
- Travelers' writings 7
- Writings 7
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 6
- clippings 6
- Speeches. 5
- Labor movement 4
- Oral histories 4
- articles 4
- reports 4
- scrapbooks 4
- Books 3
- Female friendship -- United States -- 20th century 3
- International cooperation 3
- Organization files 3
- Biographical sketches 2
- Book 2 ∧ less
- Japanese 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Smith College -- Students 2
- Alchon, Guy 1
- Alway, Lazelle D. 1
- American Association of Social Workers 1
- American Association of University Women 1
- Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver 1
- Anderson, Mary 1
- Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958--Correspondence 1
- Brooks, Marilyn 1
- Brooks, Mrs. Richard W. 1
- Brown, Terry 1
- Bryn Mawr College. Summer School for Women Workers in Industry 1
- Church of All Nations (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Coit, Anne Jenny 1
- Coit, Eleanor 1
- Coit, Eleanor G.--Correspondence 1
- Coit, Joy 1
- Committee of Correspondence (New York, N.Y.: 1952-1969) 1
- Cone, Elizabeth 1 ∧ less