Papers, 1916-1972 (inclusive).

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Wygal, Winnifred, b. 1884. Papers, 1916-1972 (inclusive).

Papers, 1916-1972 (inclusive).

The papers consist of a few pamphlets and essays, and fourteen diaries (1916-1942) by Wygal. There are also photographs, clippings, and the program of her memorial service. In her diaries, Wygal discussed race relations, current events, social justice, peace, philosophy and theology, including Marxism and the beliefs of Gandhi, Tillich, and Niebuhr. She chronicled her travels and work for the YWCA, office politics, and several intense friendships, including a long-term love relationship with another woman. Also included is one diary (1932) by Helen Elizabeth Price, apparently a lover of Wygal.

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Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A.

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Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971

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Tillich, Paul, 1886-1965

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Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948

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Wygal, Winnifred, 1884-

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YWCA worker From the description of Winnifred Wygal papers 1918-1972 (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 465475008 Author, theologian, and lecturer Winnifred Wygal (1884-1972) graduated from Drury College (1906) and did graduate work at Columbia University, the University of Chicago, and Union Theological Seminary, where she studied with Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich. Her paid and unpaid work for the Young Women's Christian Association began in 1911; she was a member of...

Perry, Frances Burk

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Wygal, Winnifred, 1884-

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YWCA worker From the description of Winnifred Wygal papers 1918-1972 (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 465475008 Author, theologian, and lecturer Winnifred Wygal (1884-1972) graduated from Drury College (1906) and did graduate work at Columbia University, the University of Chicago, and Union Theological Seminary, where she studied with Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich. Her paid and unpaid work for the Young Women's Christian Association began in 1911; she was a member of...

Price, Helen Elizabeth.

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