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Adrian Lyon papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.24
Overview Papers of Adrian Lyon documenting his work at many levels within the YMCA, primarily as chairman of the General Board of the National Council of the YMCA.

Annual and quarterly reports of YMCA international work in China

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-1-1
Overview Collected reports, primarily quarterly and annual, of North American YMCA foreign secretaries working in various cities in China.

Cephas Brainerd papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.15
Overview Correspondence, speeches, writings and biographies of Cephas Brainerd, secretary general of the YMCA International Committee from 1867-1892.

Dalton McClelland papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.28
Overview Papers of Dalton McClelland, documenting his work as general secretary in India, special secretary of the YMCA International Committee for North Africa, the Middle East and Asia, as well as representative of the YMCA World Alliance to the United Nations.

Darius A. Davis papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.57
Overview Papers of Darius Alton Davis, mostly relating to his YMCA career during the 1930s and 1940s, particularly his work with World War II prisoner-of-war camps. The collection also includes personal correspondence between Davis and his wife and their daughter while she was at college.

Eugene Barnett papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.25
Overview Papers of Eugene Barnett documenting, in part, his work with Chinese YMCAs and his international travels in his role as general secretary of the International Committee.

Gilbert Beaver papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.19
Overview Correspondence and reports documenting YMCA student work and foreign work, especially in China during the early 20th century.

Harper Sibley papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.26
Overview Mostly personal materials on Harper Sibley and his wife, Georgiana's 50th anniversary and letters of condolence sent to Georgiana on Harper's death. Also included is correspondence concerning Harper's work with the YMCA.

International work building files

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-4
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, pamphlets, maps, newspaper articles and other records regarding the building projects of the North American YMCA’s international work division, especially during the post-world war eras, when reconstruction was a major focus of the YMCA's activities.

International work subject files

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-3
Overview Subject files comprised of correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda, and printed material concerning various aspects of YMCA work abroad, especially financial issues, boys' work, and war work.

Louis Penningroth and family papers and research files

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Identifier: Y.USA.53
Overview Records documenting the life of Louis Penningroth, who served in the YMCA's international POW-relief efforts during WWI in Europe and Russia. Includes Penningroth family papers, as well as research compiled by Phil Penningroth for a novel detailing Louis's trip to Russia to negotiate the release of Allied POWs in 1919.

Max Yergan papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.71
Overview Papers by and about Max Yergan, who pioneered YMCA work in South Africa during the 1920s and 1930s.

Physical education program records

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Identifier: Y.USA.5
Overview Records of the YMCA's Physical Department, Physical Education Committee, and other governing committees, as well as several of its prominent leaders in this field. Material includes minutes, correspondence, various physical education studies, publications, and convention materials, as well as program materials for various sports and fitness activities, especially scuba diving. Also included are records of related organizations, such as the Physical Education Society and the Athletic League.

Records of local Young Men's Christian Associations

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Identifier: Y.USA.66
Overview Scattered constitutions and by-laws, histories, minutes, reports, correspondence, photographs, newspapers, journals, articles, publicity, building records, surveys, studies, handbooks, and other material associated with the operation and functions of local YMCA associations in North American, particularly Hawaii and Chicago, Illinois, as well as their connection to the national board of the North American YMCA.

Records of YMCA international work in Africa

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-39
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, journal and newspaper articles and other records of YMCA work in the continent of Africa, featuring various countries in Africa as well as general Africa YMCA, Africa Alliance, and Africa-based non-YMCA files. Primary countries featured in this collection include Angola, Cameroon, Gabon, Gambia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia, Zaire (the Congo), Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Records of YMCA international work in Argentina

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-5
Overview Annual reports, correspondence, building records, and printed material documenting the American YMCA's international work in Argentina, primarily Buenos Aires and Rosario.

Records of YMCA international work in Austria, Hungary, and Switzerland

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-8
Overview Includes correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCA in Vienna, Austria, but also including some information about YMCA work in Budapest, Hungary and in Switzerland.

Records of YMCA International Work in Brazil

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-12
Overview Correspondence, reports, and printed material on the YMCA's international work in Brazil, primarily in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, but also including information on other YMCAs in Brazil.

Records of YMCA international work in Bulgaria

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-50
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, constitutions, articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Bulgaria, mainly in Sofia.

Records of YMCA international work in Burma

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-13
Overview Correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCA's work in Burma (later known as Myanmar), particuarly in Rangoon.

Records of YMCA international work in Ceylon and Sri Lanka

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-14
Overview Correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the international work of the YMCA in Colombo, but also including information on other YMCAs in Ceylon (modern-day Sri Lanka). A significant portion of the records consist of correspondence and documents concerning the finances of the YMCA, camps, and community service, primarily disaster relief. .

Records of YMCA international work in Chile

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-15
Overview Correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCA's work in Chile, primarily Santiago, Concepcion, and Valparaiso.

Records of YMCA international work in China

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-4
Overview Records documenting YMCA work in China, including histories, annual reports, report letters, correspondence, minutes, records of specific programs and activities, building records (including building plans), financial records, biographical records, pamphlets, and maps.

Records of YMCA International Work in Cuba

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-16
Overview Correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCA in Havana, Cuba, mostly concerning the finances and the 1941 closure of the YMCA, building projects, and World Service.

Records of YMCA International Work in Czechoslovakia

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-9
Overview Reports, correspondence, printed material and other records of YMCA work in Czechoslovakia, primarily during the period between World War I and the Communist take-over in 1948.

Records of YMCA international work in Egypt

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-22
Overview Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, property records, maps, development plans, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine articles, and other records of the International YMCA movement in Egypt. .

Records of YMCA international work in Estonia

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-24
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, development plans, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine articles and other records of YMCA international work in Estonia, especially on refugee relief work, hygiene promotion in children, the organization and administration of a school system for youth and night classes for refugees and returned soldiers, the operation of social and athletic clubs and the joint operation, with the Red Cross, of a large summer camp. Much of the later material...

Records of YMCA international work in France

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-47
Overview Ccorrespondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, maps, journal and newspaper articles and other records documenting YMCA work in France, especially youth and publishing work done in France for Russian refugees.

Records of YMCA international work in Germany

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-48
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, books, pamphlets, maps, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Germany, covering World War II refugee relief programs, secretary training programs, development of technical vocational schools, and the development of youth hostels and villages as well as building projects in western Germany.

Records of YMCA international work in Greece

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-28
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, development plans, maps, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles and other records of YMCA international work, both civilian and war-related, in Greece, primarily in Athens and Thessaloniki (also referred to as Salonica and Saloniki), as well as camps in Salamis, Pelion and Chalkidiki .

Records of YMCA international work in Hong Kong

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-7
Overview Correspondence, reports, financial records, and printed material documenting YMCA international work in Hong Kong, including work with both the Chinese and European populations.

Records of YMCA international work in India

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-40
Overview Correspondence, reports, pamphlets, maps, financial records, building records, and other material documenting YMCA international work in India, in addition to some records from Burma, Ceylon, and Pakistan.

Records of YMCA international work in Italy

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-53
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, maps, journal and newspaper articles and other records of North American YMCA international work in Italy, primarily in Rome.

Records of YMCA international work in Japan

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-3
Overview Records of YMCA work in Japan consisting primarily of correspondence among YMCA secretaries working in Japan, as well as correspondence and reports to YMCA leaders in the United States on matters relating to programs, war time activities, finances, membership recruitment, and religious instruction.

Records of YMCA International work in Korea

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-21
Overview Correspondence, reports, and printed material from YMCA international work in Korea, particularly from the Seoul Association. A significant portion of the records consist of correspondence and documents concerning the financial campaigns and building projects of the Korean YMCAs, but also includes information on Korean-Japanese relations, physical education, rural work, and student work, as well as scattered correspondence describing political events in Korea. .

Records of YMCA international work in Latin America

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-25
Overview Records of YMCA work in South America/Latin America include annual reports, convention reports, correspondence, financial records, histories, pamphlets, photographs, and newspaper clippings. The collection is comprised primarily of records of the South American Federation of Young Men's Christian Associations (later the Latin American Confederation or Consejo Latinoamericano de Asociación Cristiana de Jóvenes), documenting YMCA work in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, and...

Records of YMCA international work in Liberia

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-33
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, maps, journal and newspaper articles and other records of YMCA international work in Liberia, especially in Monrovia, as well as as Cape Palmas, Cape Mount, Sinoe, Nimba County, and Harbel, among other areas.

Records of YMCA international work in Malaysia and Singapore

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-45
Overview Correspondence, reports, maps, pamphlets, newspaper articles, financial records, and building plans documenting YMCA international work in Malaysia and Singapore, primarily Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

Records of YMCA international work in Mexico

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-56
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, maps, journal and newspaper articles and other records documenting YMCA international work in Mexico, especially Mexico City, Monterrey, Torreon, Tijuana, Chihuahua and Cuauhtemoc. Also mentioned are the impediments to the development process in Mexico, such as financial difficulties, labor conflicts, loss of property and National conflicts including the 1911 Mexican Revolution and the Mexican Civil War which followed.

Records of YMCA international work in miscellaneous countries

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-59
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, building plans, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Albania, Armenia, South Asia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Cambodia, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, Gaza, Guam, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Lithuania, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, Middle East, Moluccas, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Saipan, Samoa, Western Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Scandinavia, Slovakia, Sweden, Syria, Tahiti, and Truk.

Records of YMCA international work in Pakistan

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-41
Overview Correspondence, reports, building records, and other material documenting YMCA international work in Pakistan, especially in Karachi and Lahore, as well as Dacca, Sialkot, and Islamabad.

Records of YMCA international work in Palestine and Israel

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-2
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, architectural data and drawings, audio recordings, printed material, and other records of the work of the American YMCA movement in Palestine and Israel. The bulk of the files concern Jerusalem, with particularly rich documentation on the the construction of the YMCA's landmark West Jerusalem (Jerusalem International YMCA) building. Also included in the records are files concerning YMCA work in other areas of the region, especially East...

Records of YMCA international work in Panama

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-23
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, maps, development plans, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine articles and other records of YMCA work in Panama and the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) movement in the Canal Zone of Panama.

Records of YMCA international work in Peru

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-17
Overview Correspondence, reports, statistics, newspaper and magazine articles, and records on youth programs and development projects of the YMCA in Peru, primarily concerning Lima and the surrounding areas.

Records of YMCA international work in Poland

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-49
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, music books, pamphlets, maps, photographs, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Poland, mostly focusing on the work of Paul Super on building projects and the state of Poland and Polish groups in exile after both German and Soviet occupation.

Records of YMCA international work in Portugal

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-54
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, building plans, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Portugal, especially Coimbra, Lisbon and Porto.

Records of YMCA international work in Puerto Rico

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-26
Overview Correspondence, reports, statistics, newspaper and journal articles, pamphlets, building details, images and handbooks; primarily concerning the development of YMCAs in San Juan, Puerto Rico and the surrounding area, mainily focusing on building development in San Juan, Ponce, and Mayaguez.

Records of YMCA international work in Romania

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-52
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles and other records of North American YMCA international work in Romania, primarily related to relief work that the YMCA did there throughout both World War I and World War II.

Records of YMCA international work in Russia and the Soviet Union and with Russians

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-1
Overview Records of YMCA work in Russia and the Soviet Union consisting primarily of correspondence among YMCA secretaries working in Russia, as well as correspondence and reports to YMCA leaders in the Unites States on matters relating to programs, relations with the Orthodox Church, finances, membership recruitment, and work with World War I soldiers and prisoners of war.

Records of YMCA international work in Siam and Thailand

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-43
Overview Correspondence, administrative reports, financial reports, program reports, and publications documenting YMCA international work in Siam / Thailand, primarily in Bangkok and Chiang Mai.

Records of YMCA international work in South Africa

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-38
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, maps, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in South Africa, particularly Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Cape Town, Natal and Kimberley.

Records of YMCA international work in Spain

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-32
Overview Correspondence, minutes and reports of YMCA international work in Spain, primarily during the decade from 1969 to 1979, when the North American YMCA was most active in developing the movement in Spain.

Records of YMCA international work in Taiwan

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-42
Overview Correspondence and reports concerning YMCA property, loans, and annual surveys, YMCA publications, histories, photographs, newspaper articles, maps, and building schematics documenting YMCA international work in Taiwan, primarily in Taipei, Tainan, Taichung, and Kaohsiung.

Records of YMCA international work in the Philippines

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-10
Overview Correspondence, reports, financial and property records, and printed material documenting YMCA international work in the Philippines, including material on local associations, Army-Navy work, and rural reconstruction.

Records of YMCA international work in Turkey

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-11
Overview Correspondence, annual reports, report letters, building records, surveys, theses, records of special projects, pamphlets, periodicals, and photos documenting YMCA work in Turkey, especially in the Constantinople/Istanbul area. Much of the collection discusses various historical events that take place in Turkey during the YMCA's existence there, including the Adana massacre of 1909, the Balkan War, the Armenian massacres of 1915, World War I, the Greco-Turkish conflict during the Turkish War of...

Records of YMCA international work in Uruguay

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-20
Overview Correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCAs in Montevideo, but also including information on other YMCAs in the cities of Paysandú, Salto and San José. A significant portion of the records consist of correspondence and documents concerning the financial struggles and building campaigns of the Montevideo YMCA.

Records of YMCA International Work in Yugoslavia

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-51
Overview Correspondence, reports, financial documents, pamphlets and other records of North American YMCA international work Yugoslavia, primarily of Donald A. Lowrie's efforts in the area of student work in Belgrade

Records of YMCA work in England and the United Kingdom

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-58
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles and other records concerning the YMCA movement in England. Early records include the development of United Kingdom YMCAs. English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish national council reports and yearbooks, reports and other records from local associations, as well as material related to the YMCA's role during World War I and II make up the bulk of this material.

Records of YMCA work in New Zealand

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-57
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, images, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in New Zealand, much of it related to the New Zealand Y’s involvement in World War I, as well as its work with the North American YMCA movement in Samoa.

Records of YMCA work with related organizations

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Identifier: Y.USA.64
Overview Correspondence, reports, minutes, proposals, magazines, newspaper and journal articles, financial documents, manuals, pamphlets, yearbooks, program catalogs, building plans, histories and images among other records of the North American YMCA’s work with other organizations, including the YWCA, the White House and other government agencies, colleges, community funds, and social welfare, citizenship, peace work, war work, and group work organizations.

Records of YMCA work with women, girls, and families

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Identifier: Y.USA.63
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles, scrapbooks, studies and other records documenting North American YMCA’s programs for and policies regarding women, girls and families.

Richard C. Morse papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.16
Overview Papers of Morse's fifty year tenure as general secretary with the YMCA. Includes information on the Morse family genealogy.

State, regional, national and international YMCA records collected by the YMCA of Greater New York

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Identifier: Y.GNY.85
Overview Minutes, agendas, brochures and pamphlets, correspondence, proceedings, committee reports, publications and journals, and other materials that reflect the involvement of the YMCA in New York City in state, regional, national and international YMCA organizations.

Wayne Hanson papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.17
Overview Material documenting Hanson's career with the YMCA, as well as his work as a professional speaker on international issues. Of particular interest are the journals, which cover his time in Europe working with the Foyers du Soldat during World War I.

World Alliance of YMCAs records

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Identifier: Y.USA.42
Overview Reports, correspondence, and other records of the World Alliance of YMCAs, a confederation of the national councils of YMCAs from around the world.

YMCA Archives flat files collection

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Identifier: Y.USA.51
Overview Posters, maps, blueprints and other architectural records, artwork, and other oversized paper items.

YMCA Archives memorabilia collection

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Identifier: Y.USA.46
Overview Artifacts documenting YMCA activities and programs, as well as personal items and memorabilia from selected YMCA leaders.

YMCA biographical files

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Identifier: Y.USA.12
Overview Biographical material as well as small collections of personal papers of prominent YMCA of the USA leaders.

YMCA in Canada records

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Identifier: Y.USA.48
Overview Minutes, reports, yearbooks, correspondence, and other records of the Canadian YMCA, which until 1912, was governed jointly with the (U.S.) American YMCA under the International Committee of the Young Men's Christian Associations, and continued throughout most of the rest of the 20th century to work closely with the U.S. YMCA in conducting foreign work.

YMCA international work administrative records

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-1
Overview Reports, correspondence, telegrams, minutes, agendas, financial records and budgets, fundraising records, newsletters, promotional material, posters, photographs, drawings, blueprints, maps, postcards, scrapbooks, bound volumes, and some artifacts documenting the development and administration of the YMCA's Foreign Work Department, later known as the World Service and then the International Division.

YMCA lantern slide collection

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Identifier: Y.USA.47
Overview Lantern slides and lantern slide shows or lectures compiled by the YMCA, for educational or entertainment use, depicting YMCA activities, mainly in the areas of international (foreign) work and armed services work during World War I.

YMCA North American international convention records

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Identifier: Y.USA.65
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, proceedings, agendas, statements, scrapbooks, delegate lists, active members lists, promotional material, conference attendance lists, fact sheets, financial documentation, diagrams and maps of convention spaces and cities, journal and newspaper articles, bulletins, and other material from the international as well as some national conferences of the North American YMCA.

YMCA pamphlet collection

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Identifier: Y.USA.52
Overview Pamphlets on a wide variety of subject matters published or collected by the YMCA.

YMCA property development and Building and Furnishings Service records

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Identifier: Y.USA.60
Overview The Building and Furnishings Service department was responsible for designing and facilitating the construction of buildings and furnishings for YMCAs in the United States. Records detail the activities of the department in the postwar era and reflect how physical education and recreation has changed over time, and the YMCA's response to those changes.

YMCA religious work records

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Identifier: Y.USA.49
Overview Minutes, correspondence, conference materials, reports, pamphlets, and other printed materials documenting the YMCA's religious work.

YMCA yearbooks, directories, and proceedings

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Identifier: Y.USA.56
Overview Annual publications of the body that coordinated or oversaw YMCA work for North American, and later the United States, including proceedings of annual conventions, yearbooks, directories, and statistical summaries.

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) International Committee, Records

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Identifier: IHRC2872
Overview Selected records (1903-1936) of the Young Men's Christian Association consist of documents of the International Committee and the YMCA of Greater New York, pertaining to immigrants and immigration, as well as to United States immigration policy and law. Materials of the Industrial Department consist of minutes and monthly reports of the Department. Documents of Ellis Island work pertain to organizing and securing funds, minutes of meetings and reports of the General Committee of Immigrant Aid...