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Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. personnel management policies, practices and recruitment. The National Employed Personnel Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the development of personnel policies for the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and implementing training programs. These duties and national policies are documented in the committee charter, National Board personnel manual and policy reports. Recruitment materials include recruitment posters, interview questions and guidelines, articles on the practice of recruitment techniques and pamphlets and manuals concerning the national recruitment program and recommended practices. Additional materials include national staff meeting minutes and orientation guidelines.
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.
Personnel policies and services, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.