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World YWCA pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title and miscellaneous correspondence with the World YWCA. Pamphlets are printed for information sharing, fund raising and raising awareness and concern the Christian role of the World YWCA, the activities and development of national YWCA associations, the aims and purposes of the World YWCA, YWCA work with young girls around the world, needs and services for immigrants, working conditions and opportunities for women, relief work during World War II and reconstruction efforts following World War II. Pamphlets are listed by title following the microdex title card. Following the pamphlets, miscellaneous correspondence concerns the YWCA activities around the world, requests for information for studies and other miscellaneous inquiries. Much of the correspondence appears to relate to information used in the World YWCA pamphlets.
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.
World's YWCA, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.