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National Student Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. bulletins, handbooks and miscellaneous documents. Council bulletins summarize the objectives and emphases for the coming period, discuss the social, economic and religious issues important to students and publish updates from conferences and meetings. Handbooks for council members provide overviews of the duties of the council member, the structure, purpose and organization of the National Student Y.W.C.A. and its relationship to other organizations. Other documents include a pamphlet on war and peace, recommendations from the council and summaries of council actions.
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Student, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.