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Documents concerning the planning, participants and content of two National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA international summer projects, the Yugoslavia-Greece project and the Japan summer project. Both projects are designed to increase international understanding, develop the participants' knowledge of the social, political and economic issues of the countries of study, and experience young women's and young men's Christian associations in another country and as part of the World YWCA and YMCA. Reports and evaluations include perspectives from students and leaders. Additional documents include letters and memorandums sent to participants prior to the programs, bulletins and planning 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.
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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.
National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.