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Correspondence with Sarah Lyon and Harriet Taylor followed by miscellaneous documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries. Sara Lyon, an executive of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A., and Harriet Taylor, a YWCA of the U.S.A. secretary working abroad, correspond with members of the Foreign Division to arrange travel and visitations and report on the YWCA activities. Other documents concern YWCA developments around the world and include updates from the field and descriptions and overviews of the organization of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division.
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Foreign, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.