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Documents concerning the administration, programs and management of the YWCA of Syracuse, New York and the development of an association in Tarrytown. The administrative history of the YWCA of Syracuse can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include a completed residence survey, a completed finance survey, lists of professional and volunteer leadership, program notes, community chest bylaws and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership. Documents concerning the potential organization of a new association in Tarrytown include visitation reports and advisory correspondence.
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.
New York, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.