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Guide to the Ladies' Christian Union Records
1850-2001 (Bulk 1858-1960)
  MS 359

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Series XIV: Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), 1860-1945

Scope and Contents note

This series contains a small amount of material on the history of the YWCA, which began in 1870 as the Young Ladies' Branch of the Ladies' Christian Union. The material contains some handouts outlining the history of the Association and appeals for funds. Also included is a 1948 pamphlet by Joseph Kamp reporting on the "infiltration" of Communists in the YWCA and accusing the association of disseminating Communist propaganda.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Historical Sketches of the YWCA
1920, 1945
Box: 12 Folder : 8 "Behind the Lace Curtains of the YWCA" by Joseph Kamp
Box: 12 Folder : 9 An Appeal by the "Women's Christian Association"
Box: 12 Folder : 10 Resolution by the Women's Christian Association re Death of Mrs. Caroline Roberts
Box: 12 Folder : 11 Circular by "Young Ladies' Branch" of the Ladies' Christian Union

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