Reports, correspondence and administrative records concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in San Gabriel Valley and San Jose, California. The San Gabriel Valley association organizes work with women and girls throughout the valley. Visitation reports provide narrative assessments and descriptions of the needs of the women and girls and challenges and problems faced by the associations and make recommendations for further work. Studies are used to assess the performance of the associations, inform programming needs and gather information concerning the community. San Gabriel Valley studies include a study sponsored by the California Youth Authority concerning youth services in the Covina Area and a study of Pomona Valley to gather community information and informing the decision to organize YWCA activity in the area. The standards study of the San Jose association concerns the functions and operations of the association. Other documents include constitutions and governing documents, applications for affiliation, staff and volunteer lists and correspondence concerning the work of the associations.
San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States
Monrovia, Los Angeles, California, United States
Azusa, Los Angeles, California, United States
Glendora, Los Angeles, California, United States
Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States
Baldwin Park, Los Angeles, California, United States
La Verne, Los Angeles, California, 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.
California, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel 165