Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and efforts to expand work in Iowa. Studies in Earlham, Eddyville, Farfield and Hampton assess Girl Reserve clubs and the communities they serve. Documents concerning Dubuque, Fort Dodge and Henry County concern their leadership, management, buildings, services, programs and membership. The YWCA of Henry County documents include record of its disaffiliation. A visitation report from Independence describes the current women's work there and the report from Iowa City concerns its student association. Correspondence from For Madison concerns money left for YWCA work.
Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Eddyville, Wapello, Iowa, United States
Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States
Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States
Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa, United States
Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Henry, Iowa, United States
Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States
Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States
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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.
Iowa, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel 176