Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Greensboro, North Carolina, its branch and developing work in Greenville, Hamlet and Hayesville. The administrative history of the YWCA of Greensboro can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets and timelines. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include a community chest study, report of the community study, lists of professional and volunteer leadership and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership. The YWCA of Greensboro branch serves the African American women and girls of the community. Documents concerning the branch include branch visitation reports and documents concerning its development and organization. For the developing associations in Greenville, Hamlet and Hayesville documents include advisory correspondence, visitation reports and community notes. Also included is a summary of the work and development of the Phyllis Wheatley Center in Greenville.
Leadership in women
Societies and clubs
African American girls
African American women
Societies and clubs
Young Women's Christian associations
1 partial reel
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.
North Carolina, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel 199