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Documents concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri and its Paseo branch. Visitation reports summarize and assess the activities of local associations giving insight into their operations, successes and challenges. In order to help coordinate work with the local YMCA, a plan of cooperation is proposed outlining the cooperative operations between the two organizations. Additional correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri includes correspondence with national and local leadership and a report on national and foreign support. To serve its African American girls and women the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri operates the Paseo Branch. The branch's functions, purpose and relationship to the YWCA are established in its bylaws. Additional materials include pamphlets and correspondence concerning a building campaign and correspondence with local and national leaders.
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.
Missouri, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.