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Documents concerning the history, administration and program of the YWCA of Greenville South Carolina. The administrative history of the association can be traced through constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and historical notes. The program, management and leadership of the association is assessed in visitation reports from field secretaries and two studies from the community council examine the social and economic needs of the community. The first report, "Greenville's Big Idea," presents the results of a study of the social and economic conditions of African Americans of Greenville. The second, "Greater Greenville Plan," is a survey of the social service agencies working in the community. Additional documents include lists of staff and volunteer leaders, a community study, a completed residence survey and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership.
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.
Use and Reproduction
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.
South Carolina, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.