Documents concerning the history, affiliation and program of the YWCA of the Vermont District. District associations are a federation of community associations that are otherwise unable to support an independently affiliated association. The administrative and organizational history of the district association can be traced through its constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets, historical notes and a history of the YWCA in Vermont. Visitation reports from field secretaries include descriptions and assessments of the association's programs and performance in addition to comments on any challenges the association may face. The report "Home Women and Rural Life" is a report of a study of the needs of and programs for rural "home-women" in Wallingford, Vermont. The study was conducted for the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. to inform the national program for rural "home-women," or housewives. Additional documents include correspondence concerning relationships with the YMCA, brochures and pamphlets and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership.
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The records are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection with the following accesptions: Portions of the physical papers are stored offsite. To access the microfilm reels and boxes 893-964 and 1061-1132, researchers must give two working days advance notice. Access to audiovisual materials may first require production of research copies.
To the extent that it owns copyright, the YWCA of the U.S.A. has retained copyright of the records in this group; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. In all other cases, YWCA of the U.S.A. has authorized the Sophia Smith Collection to grant permission to publish reproductions or quotations on its behalf. For materials in the collection not created by YWCA of the U.S.A., researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them if reqired by law. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with the use of those materials.
Vermont, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel 217