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Documents concerning National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA USSR exchange program. The National Student Councils of the YMCA and YWCA exchange program with the Soviet Union is an opportunity for students from the United States and the Soviet Union to spend time in each other's countries, develop international understanding, learn leadership skills and share their own experiences with others. Documents are grouped by those pertaining to trip preparation and those concerning the trip itself. An index at the beginning of the materials provides further guidance to the contents including study materials, schedules, student reports and documentation of an incident involving a student who was expelled from the country.
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.
National Student Councils YMCA and YWCA, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.