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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Madeleine L'Engle papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00801
Abstract Madeleine L’Engle, was an author of children’s stories, plays, poetry, fiction, religious tracts, autobiographies, and science fiction, best known for her children’s classic A Wrinkle in Time. This collection includes her personal and professional papers, including manuscripts and drafts of her writings. The collection also includes the papers of Madeliene L'Engle's family members, including her parents and grandparets, the Barnetts and Camps, and her...
Dates of Materials: 1788 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1900 - 2007

Sweden, Switzerland and Wales, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 71, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A., as part of the World's YWCA, collaborates with associations in other countries by sharing ideas and resources, assisting with travelers and arranging visits with YWCA secretaries. Correspondence with Wales and Sweden concern such collaborative matters. The World's YWCA has it's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and is led by Cornelia Van Asch Van Wyjck. As leader of the World's YWCA she arranges a trip to be a guest at a YWCA conference in the United States and to...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

World Emergency, circa 1939-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 77, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in India, Southeast Asia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Germany, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal and Sweden. During World War II, the YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with the World YWCA, YWCA organizations around the world, and other relief agencies to assist with the global cause. War relief activities include operating hostess houses, refugee relief, financial support, health aid and supplying provisions. Correspondence and report from secretaries...
Dates of Materials: circa 1939-1946

World's YWCA, 1931-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 79, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the conferences of the World YWCA World Council. International conferences of the legislative body of the World YWCA meet periodically to unite under a shared vision and purpose, discuss and agree on positions of political and social action, hear updates from YWCA associations, discuss the relationships within the World YWCA and discuss the role of Christianity and religion in the organization and as it concerns women globally. As the first World Council conference since...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1951

World's YWCA, 1920-1924, 1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 81, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the international conferences of the World Young Women's Christian Associations in Washington D.C., St. Wolfgang, Austria and Champery, Switzerland in addition to materials from the 1946 leadership conference in Schloss Hunigen, Switzerland. Delegates to the World YWCA Conferences meet to united under a common purpose and aim, discuss and vote on matters the effect the international organization and discuss the future of the YWCA international movement. Discussions...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1924, 1946