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Women -- Religious life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 181, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Malden, the Merrimack Valley, Nantucket and New Bedford, Massachusetts. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include constitutions and bylaws, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, governing documents, residence surveys, a community survey of Lowell and association historical summaries. Correspondence and reports from the Merrimack...
Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1950

Minnesota, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 184, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include correspondence with members of the national organization concerning association services, leadership and program, anniversary programs and pamphlets, correspondence and reports concerning the development of a cooperative relationship with the local YMCA and correspondence and reports concerning...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

Minutes and reports of the National Volunteer Leadership Committee, Committee for Special Projects on New Organization, and Committee on the New Society and its Christian Basis, 1942-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 362, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents The National Volunteer Leadership Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for developing program, policy, practices and relationships with national volunteer leadership. The Committee for Special Projects on New Organization of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is concerned with the status and affiliation of developing associations. The Committee on the New Society and its Christian Basis examines the changing social, economic and political conditions in the world and the role of a Christian...
Dates of Materials: 1942-1969

Minutes and reports on the Panama Pacific Exposition, 1915

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 349, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. participates in the Panama Pacific Exposition in order to promote the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and offer services to attendees and employees of the fair. These services include visitation services and tour guides, first aid services, emergency aid to female employees in need, hospitality services, a cafeteria, employment placement and religious outreach. Reports from individuals and groups responsible for each area of service describe how their services are used,...
Dates of Materials: 1915

Missouri, 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents In response to a national reorganization and recommendations from the Jones study of the YWCA of the U.S.A., Kansas CIty is selected to be the subject of a local association study. The detailed study conducted throughout the year 1933 examines the social, economic, political and cultural background of the city, surveys current association programs and makes recommendations based on its findings. The report of the study is presented in three volumes. The first section concerns the social and...
Dates of Materials: 1933

Missouri, 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including responses to questionnaires, initial reports and environmentals scans and vital statistics of the community. 

Dates of Materials: 1933

Missouri, circa 1933

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 186, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Supplementary materials to the 1933 program study of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas including notes from interviews and materials collected prior to the study concerning the history and function of each part of the Kansas City YWCA programs. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1933

National Board program planning study, 1939-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 119, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Records of regional meetings for the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Study. Program planning studies are used by the Program Planning Committee to gather information to assess the current program and inform decisions about the future programming needs. Regional meeting are held in order to gather input regarding the regional program needs. Meeting minutes summarize and report on the discussions of the relationship between the national program and local associations, the...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1943

National Board program planning study, 1934-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 119, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports and documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Program Planning Study. Program planning studies are used by the Program Planning Committee and the National Board to gather information to assess the current program and inform decisions about the future programming needs. Input and reports from the National Student Council and leaders concerned with room registries respond to the current national program, assess how the program is or isn't meeting their needs and make...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1941

Outside organizations: Women, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 123, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the women's organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and their relationship to those organizations. Through the sharing of ideas, contributing to or attending conferences, participating in organization activities and committees or simply through awareness of other women's organizations, the YWCA of the U.S.A. contributes to the common cause of the betterment of women's lives. Included are documents concerning Altrusa Clubs, the Institute for Women's Professional...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Religion, 1907-1923

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

YWCA of the U.S.A. pamphlets on religion and the bible and devotional and Bible study exercises.

Dates of Materials: 1907-1923

Religion, 1918-1936

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Pamphlets, reports and meeting minutes concerning religious education in the YWCA of the U.S.A. and in the United States. Pamphlets concern Bible study courses, discussion of the role of Christianity in social issues and politics, women and Christianity, Christianity and race, Christianity and international relations, interfaith interactions and religious education in schools. Meeting notes and reports include discussions of the role of Christianity and religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A.,...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1936

Religion, 1926-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 127, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Religion and Nationality Institute and the role of women in religion. The Department of Study of the YWCA of the U.S.A. organizes the Religion and Nationality Institute for professional YWCA of the U.S.A. staff in the northeast to learn more about working with women and girls from diverse nationalities and religious backgrounds. Course outlines and correspondence concern the topics that will be covered and the planning of the institute. Concerning...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1949

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

Religion, circa 1907-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. worship service programs, scripts and guidebooks for Girl Reserves, student groups and others as well as suggestions for worship services. Programs and scripts include materials that are intended to be used by local associations as well as those used for specific services or observances. Guidebooks suggest how local associations may use worship services and advice on planning and conducting worship services. Also included is the script for a dramatic interpretation of the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1943

Religion, 1907-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 128, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Pamphlets and other documents concerning religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Pamphlets address religious practices in local associations, the relationship between the church and the YWCA of the U.S.A., suggestions and guidelines for religious work in associations and the religious lives of women and girls. Reports, correspondence and articles further explore these ideas and also include discussion of the Christian basis of membership, Jewish women members, the role of the local association in...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1949

Religion, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 239, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the role of religion in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Christian purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is central to its identity and under frequent discussion and evolution. The work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. comes from their belief that Christian faith demands equal life for all and a duty to help others. The role of religion in the local, national and world movements in regards to social and political activity is discussed at conferences, in printed materials and in program...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Religion, circa 1915-1979

 File — Box 1035: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388048], Folder: 7-8
Scope and Contents

Photographs highlighting the religious aspects of the program of the YWCA of the USA and its community associations. Photographed activities include bible studies, vespers, prayers, and ceremonies. General religious activities are followed by photographs of Christmas decorating, hanging of the greens, and additional Christmas celebration.

Dates of Materials: circa 1915-1979

Theological Opportunities Program records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00567
Abstract

The collection contains materials documenting the programs and administrative functions of the Theological Opportunities Program (TOP), a feminist lecture series started by Harvard Divinity School faculty for the general public. Lecturers included faculty from other Harvard Schools, as well as lawyers, legislators, authors, journalists, environmentalists, psychologists and psychotherapists from the Greater Boston area.

Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2011

World YWCA, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 234, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Publications of the World YWCA alphabetical by title. Pamphlets and booklets published by the World YWCA educate the reader about the World YWCA or prepare the reader for an upcoming conference or World YWCA event. They include topics such as the role of Christianity in the World YWCA, Christianity and religious teaching and World YWCA programs.

Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

World's YWCA, 1903-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 77, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs, administration and history of the World YWCA. The World YWCA exists to organize and unite national YWCA associations behind a common purpose while recognizing the differing needs of associations around the globe. Conference reports, committee reports and correspondence concern the organizational structure of the World's YWCA, the status and activities of national associations, the purpose and aims of the organization and matters of finance and budgets. The...
Dates of Materials: 1903-1950

World's YWCA, 1916-1933

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 77, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with World YWCA staff and staff reports. Correspondence and reports concern arranging travel and advisory visits, national and local association activities, the relationship between national associations and the World YWCA and other matters between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the World YWCA. 

Dates of Materials: 1916-1933

World's YWCA, 1916-1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 78, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with World YWCA staff and staff reports. Correspondence and reports concern arranging travel and advisory visits, national and local association activities, the relationship between national associations and the World YWCA and other matters between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the World YWCA. 

Dates of Materials: 1916-1922

World's YWCA, 1922-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 78, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with World YWCA staff and staff reports. Correspondence and reports concern arranging travel and advisory visits, national and local association activities, the relationship between national associations and the World YWCA and other matters between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the World YWCA. 

Dates of Materials: 1922-1936

World's YWCA, 1912-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 78, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with World YWCA staff and staff reports. Correspondence and reports concern arranging travel and advisory visits, national and local association activities, the relationship between national associations and the World YWCA and other matters between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the World YWCA. 

Dates of Materials: 1912-1947

World's YWCA, 1907-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 78, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with World YWCA staff and staff reports. Correspondence and reports concern arranging travel and advisory visits, national and local association activities, the relationship between national associations and the World YWCA and other matters between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the World YWCA. 

Dates of Materials: 1907-1944

World's YWCA, 1913-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 79, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with World YWCA staff and staff reports. Correspondence and reports concern arranging travel and advisory visits, national and local association activities, the relationship between national associations and the World YWCA and other matters between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the World YWCA. 

Dates of Materials: 1913-1945

World's YWCA, 1939-1947

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 79, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Ruth Woodsmall, General Secretary of the World YWCA. As General secretary Ms. Woodsmall sends general correspondence concerning the war relief efforts and corresponds with national leadership concerning travel arrangements and matters of program and policy. 

Dates of Materials: 1939-1947