Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Troy, New York. The administrative history of the YWCA of Tonawandas 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. The program and services of the Industrial Department of the YWCA of Troy is reported by industrial secretaries in departmental reports. These reports assess the program and provide updates on any challenges the department and its member may be facing. Other documents include a completed residence survey, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership and two studies. The standards study assesses the administrative functions and procedures of the association ensuring that it complies with national standards. The second study is a program planning study that carefully studies the community needs of Troy and assesses the YWCA of Troy's program in relation to these needs.
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New York, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel 198