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Minutes of meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Ohio and West Virginia Field Committee and reports from secretaries in the field. Field work committees work to unite local associations and assist in serving the united purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Committee meetings concern confirming new associations, finance and business matters, planning, and secretarial reports. Monthly Field Secretary reports provide a narrative overview of their work in the field with emerging and established associations. Secretaries make recommendations, evaluate the associations and work to unite the field under the purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A. In these early years of the Ohio and West Virginia field much of the work is with student associations.
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.
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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.
Ohio and West Virginia Field Committee minutes and reports, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.