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Charter of the College and University Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A., minutes and reports of the Chinese Student Christian Association and Christmas greetings sent to student associations. The College and University Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the policy, program and administration of the National Student YWCA. The division and committee charters further establish the responsibilities, organization and structure of the division and its relationship to the National Student YWCA and the YWCA of the U.S.A. Minutes and reports of the Chinese Student Christian Association include discussion of problems faced by Chinese American students and early professionals, evaluation of the financial status of the organization and their eventual move to dissolve the association in 1951. Christmas greetings from the national staff to local student associations express seasonal greetings. The 1959 greeting includes a report of the 1959 World Council meeting in Mexico.
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Student, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.