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Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. summer school courses. To develop leaders within the YWCA of the U.S.A. and offer development opportunities for those interested in association work and social work, the YWCA of the U.S.A. offers summer training courses through the National Training School and the Extension Training Division. Courses are offered on YWCA of the U.S.A. association method and administration, work with Girl Reserve, work with employed women, rural associations, physical education, group work and general secretaryship. Narrative reports, pamphlets and outlines concern the content and organization of the courses and include summaries of course content and discussion in addition to assessments and student evaluations.
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.
Leadership, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.