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Cross references for legal subjects, charter and reports of the Membership Resources Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Consultation on Narcotics. Legal cross reference sheets direct users to the appropriate subject file of the microfilm for a number of legal topics including use of name, desegregation, governing documents and international work. The charter, annual reports and reports of the Membership Resources Division concern its work as a resource and support for membership development and its four component units. Finally, documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Consultation on Narcotics report on the consultation with other social agencies includes reports and assessments of their contributions to addressing narcotics problems and program notes and summaries.
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.
Legal, membership resources and narcotics, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.