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Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

American Association of University Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00330
Overview Women's collegiate association. Collection conisists primarily of printed material relating to the organization and its Boston and Los Angeles branches.

Camps, communism, 1950-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 227, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. day and residential camping programs, a statement of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s stance on communism and a report explaining the theory, practice and implications of communism. The YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations operate residential and day camp programs to provide outdoor recreation for all of its members. Directories of residential camps lists the camp, its address and capacity. A series of resolutions passed in response to the success of...

China, 1924-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, 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.

China, circa 1922-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 50, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of China leaders and staff and Chinese trainees in America. YWCA of China members and secretaries spend time in the United States for leadership training, observing of local associations and conventions, and attending American colleges and universities if desired. Clippings and reports summarize their experiences while correspondence and lists concern the logistics of planning such programs and travels. Also included are lists and directories of the YWCA of China and...

Community Division, 1934-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 23, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Branch and center materials concern work with African American women, Asian American women and International Institutes serving women immigrants. A history of the development of the branches and their purpose in addition to...

Council on Contemporary Families records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00751
Overview Founded in 1996 by a group of social scientists and practicioners, the Council on Contemporary Families is a think tank that counters conservative narratives and policies on the family. Records include correspondence and memoranda, newsletters, and reports, as well as materials related to the Board of Directors, membership, the Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and annual conferences.

Eleanor Brilliant collection of research materials on women's philanthropy

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00765
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials about women and philanthropy gathered by Eleanor Brilliant, including annual reports, surveys, pamphlets, and press releases for local, state and national women's philanthropic agencies including the Women's Funding Network.

Family Diversity Projects records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00698
Overview The Family Diversity Projects records date from 1993 to 2010 and document the organization's work in designing exhibits and authoring books that portray gay and lesbian families, multiracial families, families suffering from mental illnesses, people with disabilities, and transgender people.

Food service and Foreign Division, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 230, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning food service in the YWCA of the U.S.A., Foreign Division advisory secretaries and Foreign Division committees. Food service documents are difficult to read due to film quality, but are likely directories of food services in local associations. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. provides training opportunities for foreign secretaries in the United States, aides in the development of associations in other countries through leadership development, sending staff...

International Division, 1961-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 293, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the functions and staff of the International Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and correspondence and reports of the 1969 International Training Institute hosted by the YWCA of the U.S.A. The International Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for raising awareness of the work of the YWCA throughout the world, supporting international associations communicating the purpose and program of the World YWCA and maintaining international relationships. These...

Labor, circa 1908-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 110, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women and union organizations. Materials include policies concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women, descriptions of services to workers, discussions of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s role in placement assistance and advice for girls looking for work. Materials regarding the Florence Simms scholarship fund include correspondence regarding the management of the fund. Discussions of the steel, textile, mining, and laundry...

Leadership, 1925-1938

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 112, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Directories of employed officers and secretaries serving abroad and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Committee on the Study of Foreign Service. Studies of secretaries in foreign service examine and assess the experiences of returning secretaries in addition to surveying secretaries concerning the National Board's policy on the selection of secretaries and periods of foreign service. Documents include a report outlining the questions asked of returning secretaries and summaries of the answers...

Leadership, 1924-1944

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 112, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Health Education section of the National Association of Employed Officers of the YWCA of the U.S.A. (N.A.E.O.). The health education section unites the health and physical education secretaries and seeks to encourage personal and professional growth, development and adherence to job standards, develop Christian leadership and distribute newsletters to members. Professional standards for health education secretaries, as addressed in the standards study, include the...

Marcia Lawrence Planned Parenthood of New York City papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00779
Overview As Communications Director of Planned Parenthood of New York City from 1969 to 1993, Marcia Lawrence wrote and produced materials on abortion, birth control/family planning and women's right to choose. The records include booklets, ads (mostly NY Times), fundraising and policy papers, and a book manuscript.

Massachusetts Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00376
Overview Administrative records of an intercollegiate athletic association to promote competitions among female athletes in Massachusetts colleges. Included are membership directories, reports, and records of competitions, tournaments and championships. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.

Miscellaneous organizations collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00482
Overview This collection contains small amounts of primarily printed materials on women's professional, social, political, charitable, and patriotic organizations. Also included are women's rights groups and organizations for consumer advocacy, ethnic and racial equality, community service, civic improvement, social welfare, labor advocacy, war relief, and animal rights. National and local organizations in the U.S. are represented, as well as other countries, especially Canada, England, Germany, India,...

National Board, 1931-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 117, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s National Employed Personnel Committee, national YWCA day and week celebrations, program and their Pay and Play revue. The National Board, the national body of the YWCA of the U.S.A., implements program and facilitates local association activity through administration, divisions and committees, public relations and national decision making. The National Employed Personnel Committee of the National Board creates personnel...

National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, 1960-1966

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 303, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA (NSCY), its structure, communication through "The Intercollegian," and Leadership Training School. Lists of committees and their members offer some insight into the structure of the organization. Proposals and reports on the enlargement of the NSCY explore ways to increase the relationship and interaction between local student associations and the national organizations through structural reorganization. "The Intercollegian"...

National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, circa 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 307, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports, applications and information for participants of the 1961 National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA Washington student seminar followed by documents concerning all National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA summer projects and documents concerning the administration, functions and staff of the National Student Council YMCA and YWCA (NSCY). The Washington student seminar is a summer project combines work experience with discussion forums and an introduction to Washington DC to...

Outside organizations, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 297, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. doing work with similar goals including work with women and youth. The YWCA of the U.S.A. maintains an awareness of other organizations doing work within their scope and often collaborates with these organizations, attends or contributes to hosted conferences and seminars or shares skills and resources. Correspondence between the organizations may address the nature of the relationship and the types of work that are of...

Outside organizations: Women, circa 1918-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 123, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs and the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship to it. The federation is created to unite organizations of businesswomen, share conditions faced by professional and career women, work to achieve equitable treatment and recognition in the workplace, gather and share career opportunities and create a feeling of solidarity among career women. The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs is...

Personnel, 1961-1971

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 298, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning staff recruitment policies, salary reports and guidelines, and scholarship and loan programs for staff seeking graduate education. Recruitment programs implemented at local, regional and national levels are outlined in handbooks, memorandums to clubs and reports. Directories and lists of recruiters track where and when recruiters are working. Salary reports analyze salary ranges and incremental increases by position and suggest a national standard and a salary handbook...

Rebecca Adamson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00481
Overview Economist, Founder First Nations Development Institute, Native American rights advocate. Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life, and focus on two organizations founded by Adamson, the First Nations Development Institute (FNDI) and First Peoples Worldwide (FPW). Major topics include American Indians, indigenous people, and economic development. Portions of the work of FNDI are particularly well chronicled through detailed staff reports and records on Field Operations...

Saint Joan's International Alliance, U.S. Section records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00631
Overview The St Joan's International Alliance was established in England in 1911 as the Catholic Women's Suffrage Society, to encourage support within the Catholic Church for woman suffrage. Once women's suffrage was attained in Great Britain in 1918, the organization gradually broadened its role to include other social issues affecting women, eventually including abolition of child and forced marriage; slavery traffic; the political rights of women; equal access to education, vocational training, and...

Sister Singers Network records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00569
Overview Women's music organization. Collection documents the activities of the Sister Singers Network, primarily at music festivals, as well as each member group. Types of material include correspondence, programs, publicity and directories.

Student, circa 1947-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 240, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. student associations inservice training, the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and the International Union of Students. Following these documents are lists of National Student YWCA student associations, council members, national officers, regional council members and representatives followed by materials on using loan to finance college. The YWCA of the U.S.A. places a lot of value on training and developing leadership to strengthen associations. To...

Student, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 301, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning human relations programs of the National Student YWCA followed by issues of their newsletter, "Interact." Program reports, resolutions and recruiting handbooks outline the programs of the National Student YWCA addressing human relations including voter registration drives, recruiting African American students, and addressing race relations. "Interact" as the newsletter of the National Student YWCA shares important resources, briefly explores important topics and shares news...

Student, 1960-1971

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 313, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Papers and reports concerning the National Student YWCA as religious movement and religion on college campuses in addition to reports from the National Student YWCA and the College and University Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The role of the National Student YWCA and its local student associations as a lay Christian movement on college campuses is explored through a series of papers and reports. These documents include such topics as the organization's "openness" to members of other...

Student conferences , 1962-1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 301, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Student YWCA and YMCA Pacific Southwest regional conferences. The regional conferences unite student YWCA and YMCA members under common purpose, provide opportunity for resource and skill development and include discussion of regional and national topics important to the student Christian movements. 

Student conferences, 1940-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 131, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning conferences of the Student Christian Movement of the Middle Atlantic. Conferences meet in Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania to unite under common purposes and discuss the issues facing college students and international issues and the role of religion in the lives of the college student. Minutes of planning meetings and pre-conference materials sent to delegates concern the selection of discussion topics, the structure of the conference and arranging for speakers and discussion...