Boon Chin Tan files
Files of Boon Chin Tan, documenting her work with the Y-USA International Group as an Asia Area Specialist from the early 2000s on. Includes material on Asian YMCAs, especially in the Philippines, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and India, as well as World Service support communications, and Y partner/coalition files. Materials are primarily reports, along with some correspondence and photos. Topics covered include construction of an international youth center in Madurai, India and other building projects, and tsunami relief work in Sri Lanka and India. The collection includes multiple optical disks with electronic data.
- Creation: 2004-2017
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room. Unprocessed optical disks are currently unavailable for research.
Biographical / Historical
Boon Chin Tan was Associate Senior Director of the YMCA of the USA's International Group at the time of her retirement in 2017. Her career at Y-USA spanned 28 years, starting as a senior accountant in the Finance and Office Services department.
1.5 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Files of Boon Chin Tan, documenting her work with the Y-USA International Group as an Asia Area Specialist from the early 2000s on.
Collection has been only lightly processed. Electronic materials (optical disks) are unprocessed.
Catalog Record ID number: 9976254368201701
- Disaster relief
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Buildings
- Young Men's Christian associations -- India.
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Malaysia.
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Philippines
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Sri Lanka
- Young Men’s Christian associations -- Bangladesh.
- Young Men’s Christian associations -- South Asia.
- BOON CHIN TAN
- An Inventory of Her Files
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
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