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Minutes and reports of meetings, assemblies and conferences of the Student Christian Movement in New England. In 1934, in response to a desire from student Christian groups for cooperative and united work, the Student Christian Movement of New England is organized. The regional movement acts as a facilitator of local collaborative work, maintains a relationship with the national and international Student Christian Movement and creates regional policy. Member groups include the student YMCA and YWCA, the Student Volunteer Movement and church groups. Early documents concern the organization of the movement and include a pamphlet explaining the history and purpose of the Student Christian Movement in New England.
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Student Christian Movement of New England minutes and reports, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.