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Clifford M. Carey papers
The collection includes reports, surveys, and other materials written and collected by Clifford M. Carey for the National Board of YMCAs, Research and Development Services, National Council, and the Ohio-West Virginia Area Council of YMCAs.
Darius A. Davis papers
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.
Dick Kautz papers
Papers of agricultural industrialist and YMCA Archives patron Richard C. "Dick" Kautz, documenting his volunteer work as chairman of the National Board of the YMCAs United States and for the World Alliance of YMCAs, as well as for the Muscatine, Iowa YMCA.
Ernie Chapman papers
Records documenting Ernie Chapman's lifelong association with the YMCA, especially his work on the board of the Orange County YMCA, the Pacific (Southwest) Area Board, and the National Board, and the World Alliance of YMCAs. Also well-documented are Chapman's involvement with YMCA's Model Legislature and Court / Youth and Government programs and the Armed Services YMCA.
Francis S. Harmon papers
Collection contains correspondence, news clippings, articles written by and about Harmon, speeches given by Harmon, as well as travel letters written during his extensive world travels.
General and administrative files
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.
Interracial programs records
Reports, correspondence, and other records documenting various committees, programs, and conferences intended to monitor and promote the process of integration and the elimination of racial inequality within the YMCA, as well as to identify and address the unmet needs of African American and other non-white people served by the organization.
James F. Bunting papers
James Stokes Society records
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Jesse Alexander papers
Papers documenting the YMCA career of Jesse N. Alexander, Jr., particularly his work in the area of race relations within the movement and his involvement with the National Conference of Black and Non-White YMCA Staff (BAN-WYS).
Leo Marsh papers
Papers of Leo Bergman Marsh, YMCA National Board staff member and leader, documenting his career in the YMCA, which spanned the years from 1928 to 1976. The bulk of the papers concern his extensive work promoting improved race relations within the movement.
Max W. Clowers papers
The collection contains documents concerning the International Association of Retired Directors [of YMCAs], (IARD); speeches, articles as well as personal correspondence. Slides concerning the establishment of Camp Olson located in Longville, MN, the Sioux Indian YMCA and personal events are also part of the collection.
Miscellaneous YMCA research, planning and development records
Reports, correspondence, publications, minutes, and other records from various YMCA of the USA departments dealing with research and planning.
Records of local Young Men's Christian Associations
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 work with related organizations
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
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.
Wayne Hanson papers
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.
YMCA biographical files
Biographical material as well as small collections of personal papers of prominent YMCA of the USA leaders.
YMCA boys and youth work records
Administrative records, including reports, minutes, correspondence, publications, conference proceedings, subject files, and other material of the YMCA's boys' work department, as well as records concerning the YMCA's major youth development programs, including camping, Hi-Y, Youth in Government, Y-Indian Guides, and NYPUM (National Youth Program Using Mini-Bikes).
YMCA educational work records
Records documenting education programs of the YMCA, including material from the Educational Department, the United YMCA Schools, conference centers, such as Silver Bay, New York and Blue Ridge, North Carolina, and programs at the local association level. Materials include course outlines and syllabi, reports, information on local education classes, and papers of department secretaries.
YMCA general counsel files
Files documenting legal matters in which the YMCA of the USA was involved, primarily from the mid- to the late-twentieth century. Among the most prominent topics are property, taxation, railroad and transportation YMCAs, and international projects. The records also include some contracts, agreements, and grants.
YMCA North American international convention records
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 Program Services and Program Store records
Reports, correspondence, audio-visual material, and other records of the National Council of YMCA's Program Services Committee and the YMCA of the USA's Program Store documenting various YMCA programs, including refugee work during the late 1940s and 1950s, and programs aimed at alleviating social problems, such as homelessness and unemployment during the Great Depression and teenage drug use later in the 1990s.
YMCA State, Area, Region, and Field Office (SARFO) records
Minutes and reports from Area Council meetings, Area Executive Committee reports, staff meeting reports, program reports and other records of YMCA’s regional supervisory agencies, organized by eighteen different geographic regions, which overlap in coverage and were active during periods of time.
YMCA urban work and Urban Group records
YMCA work with special populations records
Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, instructional exercise charts, program manuals, timelines, journal and newspaper articles, and other records from the YMCA's Office of Special Populations and predecessor programs, which served people with disabilities, in large part from the files of Grace Demmery Reynolds.
YMCA yearbooks, directories, and proceedings
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 associations -- Administration 16
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Employees 6
- Young Men's Christian associations 5
- African Americans -- Social conditions 4
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Buildings 4
- African Americans -- Civil rights. 3
- African Americans -- Segregation. 3
- United States -- Race relations 3
- Young Men's Christian associations -- United States 3
- Civil rights workers. 2
- Race discrimination. 2
- Race relations -- Religious aspects 2
- Social work with African Americans. 2
- World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations 2
- World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations 2
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Finance 2
- Young Men's Christian associations -- United States -- Administration. 2
- Young Women's Christian associations 2
- Adult learning 1
- Affirmative action programs -- United States. 1 + ∧ less
- Russian 1
- YMCA of the USA 16
- Young Men's Christian Associations of North America. International Committee 12
- National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America 8
- National Conference of Black and Non-White YMCA Laymen and Staff 3
- Alexander, Jesse N. 2
- Association of Secretaries of Young Men’s Christian Associations of North America 2
- Marsh, Leo B. 2
- National Board of the Young Men's Christian Associations. Committee on Interracial Advance. 2
- World Alliance of YMCAs. 2
- American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. 1
- American Red Cross 1
- Association Press (New York, N.Y.). 1
- Association of Professional Directors of YMCAs (U.S.). 1
- Association of Y.M.C.A. Schools and Colleges. 1
- Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). 1
- Blue Ridge Assembly, Inc. (N.C.). 1
- Bunting, James F. 1
- Canadian Summer Institute and Camp (Geneva Park, Ont.). 1
- Chapman, Irvin C. 1 + ∧ less