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Minutes and reports of the join meetings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Employed Women's Coordinating Council, National Industrial Council, and National Business and Professional Council. The National Employed Women's Coordinating Council meets to discuss and decide on matters common between the Business and Industrial Councils. Meetings concern program emphasis, organization, leadership, and unity across groups. Business and Professional and Industrial Councils meet separately to discuss concerns unique to their members. Minutes include reports of concerns from various regions, analysis of programming, planning of conferences, and matters of business and finance. Included in the miscellaneous files is a program guide for "Kits for Korea" a project to send donated items to girls in Korea. In addition, there are project reports, discussions of cooperative efforts with other organizations, and materials concerning the organization and governance of the combined Business and Industrial groups.
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.
Business, professional, and industrial women, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.