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Annual reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A., documents concerning the National Board's board of trustees, charter for the National Board Office Services Committee and resolutions and concerns regarding space exploration. The National Board's annual reports include lists of board members and trustees, highlights of notable programming or YWCA of the U.S.A. events, an overview of the national and international issues affecting women, a budget overview and a section looking ahead to the coming year. Additional National Board documents include bylaws of the board of trustees, letters nominating members to the board of trustees and a manual to the administrative procedures of the National Board. Following the National Board documents, the Office Services Committee charter outlines their responsibilities. Finally, a letter to Lyndon B. Johnson and a report on convention resolutions outlines the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s views and concerns about space exploration.
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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National Board, office services and outer space, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.