Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Michigan. The First Southern Michigan District YWCA is a central organization serving the communities too small to support their own YWCA of hte USA association. Reports, correspondence and administrative records document its origins, organization and eventual disaffiliation and include records of the Hillsdale County YWCA. The YWCA of Flint, Michigan include an international institute to serve its immigrant members and their families. Similar to other YWCA of the U.S.A. international institutes the Flint, Michigan institutes decides to separate from the YWCA and become an independent organization. Other documents concerning the YWCA of Flint include visitation reports, association fact sheets and historical notes, community studies, lists of professional and volunteer leaders and a completed residence survey. Following these documents is a community study of the participation in organizations in Fowlerville, Michigan.
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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.
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.
Michigan, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
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