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Women -- Religious life

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Asia, Australia, Belgium, Burma and Canada, circa 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Asia, Australia, Belgium, Burma and Canada. Proceedings and reports of the Asian Women's Study Conference document the international conference concerning the role of women in Asia. The conference, hosted by the YWCA of Japan includes delegates from Asian associations and is an opportunity for the women to discuss common problems and share information. A letter from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Leadership Services Division to a program...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1959

Central America, circa 1919-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Central America focusing on activities in Panama. Work begins in Panama in the Canal Zone following World War II, and continues until the sale of the YWCA of the U.S.A. building in 1933. American YWCA secretaries develop programming for young women and girls in addition to other service work in the Canal Zone. Correspondence and reports provide background information on the United State's relationship with Central America and the Canal Zone,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1948

Central America, Ceylon, China and Czechoslovakia, 1949-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Honduras, Ceylon, Taipei, China and Czechoslovakia. Correspondence concerning the development of an association in Honduras concern challenges and progress. Secretaries' reports from the YWCA of Ceylon, previously part of the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon, describe the status and needs of the women in Ceylon, the work of the YWCA of Ceylon and note important developments. Additional documents include a pamphlet providing...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1960

China, 1924-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Annual, interim and statistical reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in China. Reports and pamphlets summarize work in China with women through YWCA organizations in many cities, towns, and regions. As the country is disrupted by cultural, political, social and economic changes the YWCA work in China meets new challenges. American secretaries train Chinese women to be leaders, organize programming and associations and advise existing associations.

Dates of Materials: 1924-1950

China, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of China. Since its beginning as a student association in the late nineteenth century through 1950, the YWCA of China sees women through times of political, social, economic and international change. The organization grows from student associations to serving rural populations, industrial and employed women and women in home life. The YWCA of China employs both Chinese and Western leaders, some of whom come from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Annual reports and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

Conventions, twentieth, 1955 April

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 40, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Stenotype proceedings of the Twentieth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. Proceedings begin on page 174 continuing from reel 40, microdex 1. Confronted with social, economic, and political changes, the Convention confronts the implications of life in the atomic age and the role of the Christian organization. Special addresses and panels addresses these issues and include remarks from distinguished guests. In addition to special...
Dates of Materials: 1955 April

Czechoslovakia, 1919-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Reports and correspondence from YWCA of the U.S.A. staff working in Czechoslovakia concerning current YWCA work and programming and assessing those efforts. YWCA work in Czechoslovakia takes on many forms including recreation leadership, the Czech-American Summer School for Social Work, student associations, work with employed women, health education, and general programming. Secretaries' reports and correspondence include description of their travels and impressions of their new culture and...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1922

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

Foreign, 1894-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 46, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries. From early in the development of the organization there is an interest in working with women in other countries, to share in the benefits of the Christian women's movement and to assist in working for the enrichment of women's lives around the world. During and after World War II the demands for women in other countries grew with the needs for emergency work and then reconstruction. As it develops over time, the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1894-1950

Religion, 1931-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s World Fellowship Week, formerly the World's Week of Prayer and Fellowship, observances. During World Fellowship Week local associations focus on building awareness and support for the YWCA work around the world. Reports, pamphlets, and bulletins contain summaries of YWCA associations around the world, describe the needs of international associations, address the status of women around the world and suggest publicity strategies and activities for...
Dates of Materials: 1931-1950

Religion, 1917-1930

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets and programs for the World's Week of Prayer (later World Fellowship Week), a week devoted to the awareness and support of YWCA activity around the world. Materials suggest activities and observances for local associations, summarize the needs of women and girls around the world and outline the schedule of national Week of Prayer observances. Worship services concern the role of Christianity in YWCA service to the world. 

Dates of Materials: 1917-1930

Religion, 1899-1916

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets and programs for the World's Week of Prayer (later World Fellowship Week), a week devoted to the awareness and support of YWCA activity around the world. Materials suggest activities and observances for local associations, summarize the needs of women and girls around the world and outline the schedule of national Week of Prayer observances. Worship services concern the role of Christianity in YWCA service to the world. 

Dates of Materials: 1899-1916