Some of the material in Compass is restricted to members of the Five College community. By logging in, you may be able to gain additional access to certain collections or items. If you have questions about access or logging in, please use the form on the Contact Page.
Loading the Internet Archive BookReader, please wait...
Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Malaya. Correspondence and reports with YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries working with the YWCA of Malaya describe their experiences working with the association and its members, the social and economic needs of the women, challenges and successes. The report and proceedings of the third biennial conference of the YWCA of Malaya provides an overall view of the work and program of the association. Other documents include reports to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A., a report of the social, economic, political and historical context in which the association operates, correspondence concerning visitors and trainees in the United States and articles published about the YWCA work in Malaya.
Web viewing and download available to anyone.Learn more.
This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections. However, by agreement with the YWCA of the U.S.A., microdexes known to contain financial records or personal health information (usually on job applications) were not digitized and/or not published in our online repository as part of the CLIR Digitizing Hidden Collections grant. These microdexes may still be accessed on the original microfilm, and digital files may be made available to individual researchers upon request.
Use and Reproduction
To the extent that it owns copyright, YWCA of the USA has retained copyright in its works donated to Smith College, but has has authorized Smith College Special Collections to grant permission to publish reproductions or quotations from the records on its behalf. 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. For those few instances beyond fair use, or which may regard materials in the collection not created by YWCA of the USA, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.
Malaya, Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History, MS 00324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.