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Women -- Egypt

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Egypt, circa 1940-1967

 File — Box 1006: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387958], Folder: 12-13
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Young Women's Christian Association programs and activities in Egypt. YWCA centers and programs in Egypt serve women and girls from the local communities and abroad. During World War II YWCA centers became rest stops and accommodations for servicewomen on furlough. Photographs depict YWCA activities, members, facilities and special projects. Also included are scenes from around Egypt and its local peoples. Negatives are included in the materials but have not been digitized.

Dates of Materials: circa 1940-1967

Egypt, 1920-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with the YWCA in Egypt. Early work in Egypt consists of American secretaries visiting Egypt to offer leadership training, offer advice on starting association work, and assessing the condition of the people and what work needs to be done. Special discussion is given to cooperation with or interaction with other organizations such as the YMCA and other religions in the area such as Copts and Muslims. As World War II comes work in Egypt takes on the...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1949

Egypt and England, 1951-1953

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Egypt and England. The YWCA of Egypt began as an association for British women and girls living in Egypt later expanding to include Egyption women. Reports of the work of the YWCA of Egypt provide the historical, cultural and social context in which it works. Reports and correspondence from secretaries to the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division describe the work and programs of associations in Europe, advisory activities the...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1953

Egypt and Palestine, 1918-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 54, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with Egypt and Palestine. Working in Egypt and Palestine consists of relief work during the wars, housing and hostels, physical education, and leadership training. YWCA work in both countries includes work with women of several religions including Coptic, Muslim, Jewish, and several Christian faiths. Correspondence and reports from Palestine discuss difficulties working in the region during times of political and religious conflict. Materials...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1950

Malaya and Mediterranean Area, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 61, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports from YWCA work in British Malaya and Singapore and documents concerning the Eastern Mediterranean Federation Conferences and YWCA work in the Middle East. Similar to their other work with foreign countries, the YWCA of the U.S.A. supports secretaries in Malaya and Singapore and the Middle Eastern region. In Malaya and Singapore the YWCA seeks to help women in their physical, mental, intellectual and spiritual growth. As international conflict in the Pacific grows...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950