Guide to the Young Women's Christian Associations, Stanford Chapter, Records

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0287
Creator: Young Women's Christian Associations. Stanford Chapter.
Title: Young Women's Christian Associations, Stanford Chapter, records
Dates: 1891-1983
Physical Description: 65 Linear feet
Summary: Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, programs, photographs, and other records.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Young Women's Christian Associations, Stanford Chapter, Records (SC0287). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The YWCA of Stanford University, organized in 1892, was concerned with the special interests of women students; its activities included freshman orientation, student employment service, work with international students, tutoring, and community service projects. The chapter closed in 1983.

Description of the Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, programs, photographs, and other records.

Processing/Project Information

Collection is unprocessed; for more information, contact the University Archivist.
Changes to boxes in SC 287 YWCA Records July 2000:
Old Box 37 was reboxed as 37A and 37B
A few files from old Box 36 are now in Box 37B
Three new boxes were made:
Box 38 containing scrapbooks, ledgers, minutes
Box 39 containing scrapbooks and photographs
Box 40 containing 1 os ledger

Access Terms

Stanford University--Students.
Young Women's Christian Associations. Stanford Chapter.
Women--Education.
Women--Societies and clubs
Young Women's Christian associations--California.


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1

Clippings 1974

Box 1

Rolled photographs from conferences at Asilomar

Box 1

Eight reels of audio tapes: 1968-69 encounter groups; 1962 talks by Dr. Charles McCoy; and others

 

Files 1960s-1970s on:

Box 1

Endowment Fund

Box 1

Financial Adv. Committee

Box 1

Other misc. files

Box 1

Loose printed items

Box 2

Scrapbook of clippings on YWCA divesting in firms doing business with South Africa, 1978

Box 2

Scrapbook pages with photographs and clippings 1950s

Box 2

Minutes 1937-39, 1947-49

Box 2

Clippings 1931-1943

Box 2

Misc. photos and 3 slides

Box 2

Lists of Board members 1905-1981

Box 2

Misc. brochures, fliers, etc.

Box 3

Photographs of Strawberry Brunches

Box 3

Newsletter; talks by Eric Hutchinson

Box 3

Ledger 1974

 

Files on:

Box 3

Strawberry brunches 1950s

Box 3

Divestment

Box 3

Programs

Box 3

Business matters

Box 3

Financial matters

 

Files, 1970s, on:

Box 4

Payroll, endowment, and other financial matters

Box 4

Stanford YWCA history

Box 4

National Board affairs

Box 4

Racism (sources on)

 

Files, 1970s, on:

Box 5

Financial matters

Box 5

United Way - correspondence

Box 5

Personnel files

Box 5

Committees

Box 5

Membership

Box 5

Women's Center

Box 5

Divestment

 

Files, 1970s, on:

Box 6

Finance

Box 6

Convention

Box 6

Various programs

Box 6

Women's Center

Box 6

"Action Audit"

Box 6

Racism

 

Board Minutes, 1975-78 [contents are 1977-79]

Box 6

Endowment

 

Files, 1970s, on:

Box 7

United Way Quarterly Reports, 1974-75

Box 7

Board retreat 1978

Box 7

Program Committee

Box 7

Taxes - Bills - Insurance

Box 7

Personnel matters

 

Files, 1960s & 1970s, on:

Box 8

Correspondence

Box 8

Adventures in Friendship 1960s

Box 8

Board training

Box 8

Financial

Box 8

Space

Box 8

Angela Davis 1970

Box 8

Program statistics

 

Files, 1960-70s, on:

Box 9

Financial matters (incoming and outgoing)

Box 9

United Fund

 

Files, 1960-70s, on:

Box 10

Financial matters

Box 11

Address cards

Box 11

Cancelled Checks 1970s

Box 11

Personnel Files

 

Files, 1960s-70s, on:

Box 12

Adventures in Friendship 1966-67

Box 12

Various programs, projects, 1960s

Box 12

Program Committee

Box 12

"Y" history

Box 12

Directors Reports, 1957-62