Documents concerning the constitution and governance, purpose and membership basis, leadership, administration and relationships of the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF). In addition to copies of the constitution and bylaws correspondence discusses the new membership basis adopted by the National Student YWCA and the implications to the WSCF. A report of the purpose and membership bases of member organizations of the WSCF summarizes and shows excerpts of their governing documents to show the similarities and differences between them. At consultative meetings, delegates from the WSCF in North America meet with student Christian leaders to discuss their relationship with the federation and possible changes and applications of affiliation. Officers meetings hear reports on member countries and special projects and discuss staff, finance and administration, relationships with other organizations and conferences and meetings. Documents from the American Provisional Council of the WSCF concern the relationship between the WSCF and North American student organizations and serves to unite these organizations under the common purpose of the WSCF and act as an intermediary body. Other documents include correspondence and reports concerning the relationship between the World Student Christian Federation and the International Student Service.
World Student Christian Federation
Leadership in women
Women college students
Universities and colleges
1 partial reel
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World Student Christian Federation, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel 147