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Correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Brazil. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. aids and supports the development of associations in other countries through developing programs and leadership abroad with the help of American staff, financial support, advice and resource sharing. Reports and correspondence with secretaries in Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and San Paolo summarize and assess the YWCA activities and programs in these cities, assess the needs of the women and the associations, request assistance and arrange administrative matters such as travel and finances. Additional materials include a short timeline of the work of the YWCA in Brazil.
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.
Brazil, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.