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Reports, administrative records and correspondence concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Pocatello and Twin Falls, Idaho. Documents include lists of personnel and volunteers and visitation reports describing and assessing association performance. The YWCA of Pocatello materials include a historical outline of the association and a memorandum summarizing the Traveler's Aid work in relationship to the YWCA of Pocatello. The YWCA of Twin Falls, Idaho originally functioned as part of the Magic Valley District YWCA. The association decides to become an independent association due to their status as the largest association in an otherwise rural district. The status of their affiliation is described in correspondence and reports in addition to visitation reports and administrative records. YWCA of Twin Falls documents also include their constitutions, bylaws and governing documents.
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.
Use and Reproduction
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.
Idaho, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.