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Documents concerning outside organizations of interest to the YWCA of the U.S.A. including those working with women and youth. The YWCA of the U.S.A., as a large national women's organization frequently has need to cooperate with and stay informed of the work work of outside organizations. Correspondence, reports and minutes document the relationship the YWCA of the U.S.A. has with women's organizations and youth organizations. In addition to materials concerning their relationships with youth and women's organizations, documents include a report of the World Christian Youth Commission leadership consultation, issues of the World Assembly of Youth publication, "WAY Forum," and the National Council of Women's discussions of relationships with women's organizations in Latin America. Additional correspondence with outside organizations includes an invitation to participate in a social work conference in Texas and requests for grants from the Fund of the Republic.
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.
Use and Reproduction
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.
Outside organizations: Women, youth and miscellaneous, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.