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Documents concerning the student program in the Geneva region (Midwest) of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional staff, councils and committees are an intermediary leadership and communication channel between the national organization and local associations. Minutes and reports of the regional council include project updates, conference plans, discussion of regional and local needs and interpretation of the national emphases to the local level. Regional council meetings may include National Student YMCA regional council as well. In order to maintain a connection with local student associations and offer support, regional staff make local visits offering support and reporting on their visits. Staff work plans outline the staff member's expected activities and goals. Additional documents include program objectives, association directories and related 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.
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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.
Student Geneva region, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.