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Documents concerning the history, affiliation, program and activities of the YWCA of Madison, Wisconsin. The administrative and operational history of the association is documented in its constitutions, bylaws, fact sheets and historical notes. Also included is a pamphlet, "Ten Years of Labor with the Y.W.C.A." This illustrated pamphlet covers the history of the association through 1927. Studies of the YWCA of Madison and its community provide background into the working environment of the associations. These studies include a survey of the recreation opportunities in Madison and a general survey of the community of Madison. Other documents include lists of staff and volunteer leaders, a completed residence survey, documents concerning the tax status of the association, a program for the association's mortgage burning ceremony and visitation reports. The visitation reports are continued on reel 222, microdex 1 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records.
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.
Wisconsin, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.