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Abstract 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.
Dates: 1917-1975; Majority of material found within ( 1930s - 1940s)
Abstract 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.
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Dates: 1858-1976; Majority of material found within 1890-1971
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1890-1991.; Majority of material found within ( 1896-1949)
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1889-1991; Majority of material found in ( 1880s-1960s)
Abstract 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.
Abstract Biographical material as well as small collections of personal papers of prominent YMCA of the USA leaders.
Abstract 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).
Dates: 1833 - 2005; Majority of material found in 1910s-1970s
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1890-1999; Majority of material found within 1959-1993
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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 7
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Buildings 4
- 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 -- Employees 2
- Young Men's Christian associations -- United States 2
- Young Women's Christian associations 2
- Biographies. 1
- Boys -- Societies and clubs. 1
- Camping -- History. 1
- China 1
- Church work -- China. 1
- Diaries 1
- Education -- China. 1
- Education -- Political aspects -- China. 1
- Europe. 1
- Family life education. 1
- Fathers and sons -- Societies, etc. 1
- Fund raising 1
- Girls 1 ∧ less
- English 11
- English 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Russian 1
- YMCA of the USA 8
- National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America 4
- Association of Secretaries of Young Men’s Christian Associations of North America 2
- American Red Cross 1
- Brockman, Fletcher S., 1867-1944 1
- Chinese Students' Christian Association. 1
- Colton, Winifred J. 1
- Davis, Darius A. 1
- Davis, Maud. 1
- Davis, Shirley, 1913-1999. 1
- Exner, Max 1
- Foyers du soldat de l'Union franco-américaine. 1
- George Williams College (Downers Grove, Ill.). 1
- Girl Scouts of the United States of America. 1
- Hanson, Wayne, 1877-1965. 1
- Institute of Pacific Relations. 1
- International Committee of YMCAs. 1
- International Convention of Young Men’s Christian Associations. 1 ∧ less