Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. activity and associations in Illinois. Documents concerning the state of Illinois as a whole include the general not for profit corporation act for Illinois, a report of an interview with Mr. A. L. Foster and Mr. Emer W. Henderson of the Illinois State Commission of the Condition of the Urban Colored Population and a booklet of addresses given by Anna J. B. Lyman during her time as chairman of the state YWCA committee of Illinois. The life, program, history and services of the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Alton and Aurora, Illinois are documented in visitation reports, governing documents, lists and directories of leaders and volunteers, correspondence and administrative records. Correspondence with Belleville, Illinois concerns their whishes to organize a YWCA of the U.S.A.
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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.
Illinois, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel 171