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Women -- Religious life -- Turkey

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Turkey, circa 1911-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 63, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Beginning with war relief efforts following World War I, the YWCA of the U.S.A. works in Turkey to develop the Istanbul Service Center for the spiritual, physical, mental and intellectual well-being of the women and girls. The centers provide housing, education opportunities, activities where women and girls from different background can socialize, job and skills training and summer camp activities. The American staff serving in Turkey assist by acting in leadership positions and serving as...
Dates of Materials: circa 1911-1950

Turkey, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 63, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Staff correspondence and reports concerning YWCA service centers in Turkey. The YWCA of the U.S.A. develops service centers in Turkey to serve the women there and to provide opportunity for education, physical recreation and health, spiritual growth, employment and skill training and fellowship with other women from diverse backgrounds. The YWCA activities in Turkey also include Girl Reserve clubs for young girls as well as summer camps and special programs. Correspondence and reports from...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

Turkey, circa 1913-1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 63, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Staff correspondence and reports concerning YWCA service centers in Turkey. The YWCA of the U.S.A. develops service centers in Turkey to serve the women there and to provide opportunity for education, physical recreation and health, spiritual growth, employment and skill training and fellowship with other women from diverse backgrounds. The YWCA activities in Turkey also include Girl Reserve clubs for young girls as well as summer camps and special programs. Correspondence and reports from...
Dates of Materials: circa 1913-1938

Turkey, 1910-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 64, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA service centers in Turkey. They YWCA of the U.S.A. begins an interest in the women of Turkey prior to World War I and begins official work as part of the war relief efforts. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the service centers in Turkey financially as well as by sending secretaries to act as leaders and advisors and to report back on YWCA activity to the United States. The aims of the service centers are to provide a place for the mental, physical and intellectual...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1950

Turkey, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 233, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Annual and quarterly reports concerning young women's Christian associations in Turkey, secretaries' correspondence and reports from Turkey and additional documents concerning association development and program. Reports to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. describe the political, social and economic conditions in Turkey, association progress and challenges and the needs of the women of Turkey. Advisory secretaries working Turkey write to the Foreign Division to report on their...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960