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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.
Collected reports, primarily quarterly and annual, of North American YMCA foreign secretaries working in various cities in China.
Correspondence, speeches, writings and biographies of Cephas Brainerd, secretary general of the YMCA International Committee from 1867-1892.
Reports, letters, and related papers of YMCA foreign secretary D. Willard Lyon, concerning his work in China from the late 1890s to the early 1930s.
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.
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.
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.
Correspondence, primarily with Madame Chiang Kai-Shek (Mayling Soong Chiang) concerning reports about and perceptions of the political situation in China, as well as related correspondence with other YMCA colleagues S.C. Leung and Sherwood Eddy.
Primarily administrative files of the national body of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in the United States, especially minutes and related documents of its various governing bodies (the International Commitee, the National Board, the National Council, and the Executive Board), as well as numerous committees.
Correspondence and reports documenting YMCA student work and foreign work, especially in China during the early 20th century.
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.
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.
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.
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A 1916 dissertation written by Page on the history of the YMCA in China and a detailed report on the YMCA movement in China prepared by Page in 1922.
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.
Papers by and about Max Yergan, who pioneered YMCA work in South Africa during the 1920s and 1930s.
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.
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.
Annual reports, correspondence, building records, and printed material documenting the American YMCA's international work in Argentina, primarily Buenos Aires and Rosario.
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.
Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, constitutions, articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Bulgaria, mainly in Sofia.
Correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCA's work in Burma (later known as Myanmar), particuarly in Rangoon.
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. .
Correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCA's work in Chile, primarily Santiago, Concepcion, and Valparaiso.
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.
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.
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.
- Collecting Area
- Kautz Family YMCA Archives 72
- Immigration History Research Center Archives 1
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Administration 47
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Buildings 33
- World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations 12
- World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations 11
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Employees 10
- Young Men's Christian associations -- China 6
- Maps. 5
- Photographs 5
- Young Men's Christian associations 5
- Blueprints. 4
- Young Men's Christian associations -- United States 4
- China -- Social conditions. 3
- Education -- China. 3
- Physical education and training. 3
- Social work with youth 3
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Burma. 3
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Pakistan. 3
- Young Women's Christian associations 3
- Building plans. 2
- Burma. 2 + ∧ less
- Russian 2
- Arabic 1
- YMCA of the USA. International Division. 27
- International Committee of YMCAs. World Service. 26
- National Board of the Young Men's Christian Associations. International Division 22
- YMCA of the USA 19
- National Board of the Young Men's Christian Associations. 12
- Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 9
- National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America 7
- National War Work Council, Y.M.C.A. of the United States 7
- United States. Agency for International Development. 5
- Davis, Darius A. 4
- Kautz Family YMCA Archives, compiler. 4
- World Alliance of YMCAs. 4
- Federación Sudamericana de Asociaciones Cristianas de Jóvenes 3
- Ober, Charles K. (Charles Kellogg), 1856- 3
- Stokes, James, 1841-1918 3
- Tyler, Daniel Penick. 3
- Association of Secretaries of Young Men’s Christian Associations of North America 2
- Instituto Técnico (Federación Sudamericana de Asociaciones Cristianas de Jóvenes, Montevideo, Uruguay) 2
- International Convention of Young Men’s Christian Associations. 2 + ∧ less