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Documents concerning National Student Y.W.C.A. conferences in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Conferences of student Young Women's Christian Associations meet to unite under common purposes and discuss the issues facing college students and international issues and the role of religion in the lives of the college student. Minutes of planning meetings and pre-conference materials sent to delegates concern the selection of discussion topics, the structure of the conference and arranging for speakers and discussion sessions. Conference bulletins and proceedings report on the conference sessions and discussion groups. Also included are the proceedings and findings of the Interracial Conference of the Geneva Divisions of the National Student Council held at the University of Illinois.
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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.
Student conferences, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.