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International cooperation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Collections that document international cooperation, with or without the participation of governments. Topics include the papers of ambassadors and the wives of ambassadors, international activism, and organizations dedicated to internationalism.

Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

Adelaide Wellington Houghton diary

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630042256]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00290
Abstract

Homemaker. Privately printed diary doumenting her life during the period her husband was in public service, first in Congress, then as U.S. ambassador to Berlin (1922-25) and to London (1925-29), and his return to Washington (1929-41).

Dates of Materials: 1925-1929

Adrienne Germain papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00778
Abstract

The Adrienne Germain papers contain the working papers of Adrienne Germain, a champion for women's health and human rights in low-income countries, including essays, research materials, and correspondence related to her work with the Ford Foundation and the International Women's Health Coalition.

Dates of Materials: 1964 - 2016

Africa, 1961-1963

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and development of young women's Christian associations in Rhodesia. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has sent secretaries to advise and direct the development of the association in Rhodesia. In their correspondence and reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. they describe the needs of the women and girls of Rhodesia in addition to the political and racial context in which they are operating. Many letters comment on the effect of the political tensions with Northern and...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1963

Africa, 1960-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the program of young women's Christian associations in Africa. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1969

Alice Mayer Stetten papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00153
Abstract Alice Mayer Stetten was a civic leader, pacifist, philanthropist, and international relations specialist. Papers consist primarily of correspondence, reports, minutes, clippings, and memorabilia documenting Stetten's work with the American-Korean Foundation, the American Women's Association's Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund, the Common Council for American Unity (later called American Council for Nationalities Service), the National Council of Women, the Overseas Education Fund of the...
Dates of Materials: 1930 - 1972

Anne Burlak Timpson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00241
Abstract Communist Party official, Labor organizer. Papers include include correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, interviews, audiovisual materials, and an unfinished autobiography. Subject and organization files are a boon to anyone interested in the history of the Communist Party of the U.S.A. (CPUSA), U.S.-Soviet relations, and peace and justice organizations. Timpson's indictments under the Smith and McCarran Act are well documented, as are other U.S. Communists...
Dates of Materials: 1886-2003; Majority of material found within 1912-2003

Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00682
Abstract Author; Poet; Aviator. Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, memorabila, scrapbooks, and printed materials. The writings series includes notes, manuscript drafts, galley proofs, published works, correspondence, reviews, clippings, and other materials collected by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Charles Lindbergh, family members, and editors during the composition of AML's works, especially North to the Orient, ...
Dates of Materials: 1892-1993

Azalia Emma Peet papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00120
Abstract

Missionary and teacher. The Azalia Peet papers consist of photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and speeches. Of particular interest in the collection diaries and letters written by Peet from Japan, and from the Japanese American internment camps in the United States during World War II. Her early diaries reflect her home life and her personal struggle to come to terms with her vocation.

Dates of Materials: 1902 - 1974

Bessie Boies Cotton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00036
Abstract YWCA overseas official. The bulk of the Bessie Boies Cotton Papers focus on her work in the YWCA, particularly during her time in Russia, and the courtship between Cotton and her husband, Thomas. Cotton's papers provide valuable insight into the work of the YWCA in Russia from 1917 to 1919 as well as the conditions in Russia during the Revolution and World War I. Although Cotton worked with several women's rights organizations and groups devoted to promoting peace, there is little evidence...
Dates of Materials: 1881-1983

Burma and Ceylon, Canada, Taipei, Fiji, Germany, Greece, Guam, and Hong Kong, 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and development of young women's Christian associations around the world. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1970

Canadian-American Women's Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00355
Abstract

The Canadian-American Women's Committee was founded as an international organization with the aim of developing appreciation and cooperation between the two countries through increased knowledge. Records of the American Section and the Connecticut Branch include material on conferences, field study trips, affiliation with the National Council of Women, student exchanges, and administrative records.

Dates of Materials: 1908 - 1979

Carrie Eliza Meares papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00610
Abstract YWCA worker. The Carrie Eliza Meares Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life. Types of materials include correspondence, memorabilia, press releases, reports, journal and newspaper articles, and subject files. The bulk of the papers focus on Meares' work in South Africa for the World YWCA, 1950-53; in Ethiopia for the YWCA of the U.S.A., 1960-61; and on the August 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The papers include general background reference on South...
Dates of Materials: 1932-1982; Majority of material found within 1947-1963

Catharine Kerlin Wilder papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00709
Abstract Peace activist; teacher. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, childhood memorabilia, drafts of memoirs, and essays written by Wilder. Especially well documented are her years in Geneva (1929-1934) when she worked at the League of Nations as well as papers of Wilder's friend Hope Sewell French during her years (1930s) working for the League of Nations in Geneva, including correspondence, photographs, scrapbook, and articles, written by French and others. Also of...
Dates of Materials: 1813-2000

Clara Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00503
Abstract In 1917 Russian women within the Kerensky Provisional Government invited the YWCA to help working women, recently granted full civil rights, to prepare themselves for their new role in society. Taylor, who at the time was industrial secretary for the YWCA's regional offices in Minneapolis, and seven other women established Y associations in Petrograd and in Moscow and worked with women's groups in other cities. This collection includes a facsimile of her line diary made during this period, a...
Dates of Materials: 1917 - 1963

Committee of Correspondence records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00340
Abstract International women's organization. The records include extensive official correspondence (1952-69) as well as hundreds of letters to and from correspondents throughout the world documenting the work of the organization. In addition there are official records; minutes; complete files of multi-lingual publications entitled "Community Action Series" and "Meeting Community Needs;" miscellaneous publications; conferences and workshop material; circa 150 photographs; oral history transcripts,...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1989; Majority of material found within 1952-1971

Constance Ray Harvey papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00214
Abstract

Diplomat. This small collection documents Harvey's service with the Department of State, 1930-1952. Materials include correspondence, Department of State memoranda, photographs, one speech (in French), and two articles.

Dates of Materials: 1930-1960

Eldri Louise Dieson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00602
Abstract

YWCA executive and overseas official. The Eldri Dieson Papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, research notes, and scrapbooks primarily related to Dieson's work for the YWCA of the U.S.A. The bulk of the papers focus on Dieson's work for the YWCA's Foreign Division in Japan and in Chile.

Dates of Materials: 1905-1994

Eleanora Davis Pim papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00276
Abstract

YWCA Overseas Secretary. Papers consist primarily of letters to family from her time working as YWCA overseas secretary in Turkey. The letters detail Pim's work; Turkish social customs; trips in Turkey, Greece, and Western Europe; and her views on current political situations in the United States and the Middle East, including the 1963 attempted coup d'etat in Turkey. Includes photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1962-1968

Elisabeth Luce Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00225
Abstract

Journalist; Editor; Trustee, State University of New York; YWCA official; and International relations specialist. Papers include an scrapbooks; oral history; correspondence; photographs and clippings; travel files from trips to Asia, Europe, Australia, and China; speeches and writings; and files pertaining to organizations concerned with international relations, education, and international development, among them the Young Women's Christion Association and SUNY.

Dates of Materials: 1928 - 1989

Florence Guertin Tuttle papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00163
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of writings and speeches, research material, and records from Tuttle's involvement in organizations such as the American Association for International Cooperation, the American Union Against Militarism, the Women's Peace Party, and the League of Nations, among others, circa 1910s-1940s. Major themes include peace, internationalism, birth control rights, suffrage, women's clubs, and women writers. Significant correspondents include Virginia Gildersleeve,...
Dates of Materials: 1917-1948

Foreign Division, 1909-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 73, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Annual reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Management of the foreign field includes fundraising, communications and public relations, managing visits to the United States, and the training of leadership. Annual reports summarize and...
Dates of Materials: 1909-1948

Foreign Division, 1919-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 73, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division.The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Management of the foreign field includes fundraising, communications and public relations, managing visits to the United States, and the training of leadership. In their reports the Foreign Division...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1940

Foreign Division, 1935-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 74, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Staff reports from the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Management of the foreign field includes fundraising, communications and public relations, managing visits to the United States, and the training of leadership. Staff working in the United...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1940

Foreign Division, 1923-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 74, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports from Sarah Lyon concerning her work for the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. A long-time Foreign Division staff member, Ms. Lyon reports on her visits abroad, assessing association performance, describing the problems and challenges faced by YWCA associations abroad and making recommendations. Her narrative reports to the Foreign Division describe in detail her impressions and evaluations of the people, the settings, and the YWCA activities. Also included are article...
Dates of Materials: 1923-1943

Foreign Division, 1920-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 74, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Staff reports from Elizabeth McFarland and Margaret Moore of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and documents concerning Foreign Division trainees. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Management of the foreign field includes fundraising, communications and public relations,...
Dates of Materials: 1920-1944

Foreign Division, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 74, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning requests refused, scholarships, secretary retirement, secretary requirements, social service, staff commission and staff meetings. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Management of the foreign field includes fundraising, communications and public relations, managing...
Dates of Materials: circa 1921-1950

Foreign Division, 1932-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 74, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Records of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. tracking the status and location of secretaries. Records track where secretaries are currently serving, which secretaries are on furlough or vacation, visiting secretaries to the United States and ongoing special training projects and meetings.

Dates of Materials: 1932-1950

Foreign Division, 1929-1931

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 74, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Records of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. tracking the status and location of secretaries. Records track where secretaries are currently serving, which secretaries are on furlough or vacation, visiting secretaries to the United States and ongoing special training projects and meetings. 

Dates of Materials: 1929-1931

Foreign Division, 1919-1929

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 75, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Records of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. tracking the status and location of secretaries. Records track where secretaries are currently serving, which secretaries are on furlough or vacation, visiting secretaries to the United States and ongoing special training projects and meetings. 

Dates of Materials: 1919-1929

Foreign Division, circa 1927-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 75, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division studies, training and world cooperation. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and manages secretaries serving abroad, develops training courses and is responsible for communicating their work to the National Board and local associations. Reports of studies demonstrate the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1927-1951