Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and activities in Indiana. Reports and correspondence concerning the entire state include visitation reports summarizing and assessing YWCA association leadership and services, discussion of relationships with the YMCA, a study of rural communities in Indiana and corporation acts for the state of Indiana. Administrative records, correspondence and reports for YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Anderson and Elkhart include constitutions and bylaws, association historical summaries and fact sheets, visitation reports, the YWCA of Anderson, Indiana's residence survey and lists of professional and volunteer leadership. Efforts to develop YWCA associations in Alexandria, Angola, Bloomington and Crawfordsville are documented in correspondence and reports and include assessments of the existing efforts and leadership, descriptions of community needs and summaries of existing clubs and services for women.
Indiana, United States
Alexandria, Madison, Indiana, United States
Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States
Angola, Steuben, Indiana, United States
Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States
Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, United States
Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States
1 partial reel
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.
Indiana, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel 173