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YMCA arts and humanities program records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.43
Abstract

Records of the Writers' Voice and Writers' Community programs, initiatives of the YMCA's arts and humanities program, including numerous cassette and video tapes of readings and interviews with well-known authors.

Dates: 1972-1999; Majority of material found within ( 1977-1995)

YMCA biographical files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.12
Abstract

Biographical material as well as small collections of personal papers of prominent YMCA of the USA leaders.

Dates: 1853-2004.

YMCA boys and youth work records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.40
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

YMCA general counsel files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.82
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

YMCA in Canada records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.48
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1851-1989; Majority of material found in ( 1860s-1960s)

YMCA LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.85
Abstract

Records of various meetings, events and other activities of groups and networks of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer-identified employees of YMCAs in the United States.

Dates: 1996-2019; Majority of material found within 2009-2018

YMCA marketing and communications files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.50
Abstract

Project files, publications, and promotional materials produced by the YMCA of the USA's Marketing and Communications Department for various YMCA programs and events.

Dates: 1989-2017

YMCA Membership and Programs Group records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.75
Content Description Records of the YMCA's Membership and Programs department comprise work in YMCA's three strategic programming areas of healthy living, youth development, and character development, as well as member support. The majority of the material concerns work related to health-related initiatives, especially the Gulick Project, Activate America, and diabetes, cancer, and childhood obesity prevention, and child care. The collection includes many manuals, training materials, and program guides, and...
Dates: 2001-2018

YMCA pamphlet collection

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.52
Abstract

Pamphlets on a wide variety of subject matters published or collected by the YMCA.

Dates: 1808-2003; Majority of material found within ( 1870s-1980s)

YMCA Program Services and Program Store records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.45
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1902-2011; Majority of material found within ( 1926-1990s)

YMCA property development and Building and Furnishings Service records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.60
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1844-2006; Majority of material found within ( 1940-1975)

YMCA-related web archives

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.91
Abstract

YMCA-related web archives comprise the public web presences of the main YMCA entities that are in the collecting scope of the Kautz Family YMCA Archives, including the YMCA of the USA, the YMCA of the North (YMCA Twin Cities), the YMCA of Greater New York, and Y's Men Interational, as well as the Association of YMCA Professionals.

Dates: 2014-ongoing

YMCA religious work records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.49
Abstract

Minutes, correspondence, conference materials, reports, pamphlets, and other printed materials documenting the YMCA's religious work.

Dates: 1814-1984, 1992; Majority of material found within ( 1870s-1970s)

YMCA State, Area, Region, and Field Office (SARFO) records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.44
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1851-1994; Majority of material found within ( 1960s-1980s)

YMCA State committee records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.30
Abstract

Material documenting the committees which coordinated YMCA work at the state level, consisting primarily of state convention proceedings, reports, minutes, and publications, as well as records of programs such as boys work, camping, and physical education. For some states, the collection includes records of county work, as well as material from local associations.

Dates: 1851-1993; Majority of material found in ( 1865-1970).

YMCA urban work and Urban Group records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.59
Abstract Correspondence, minutes, reports, program proposals, area and population studies, financial documents, pamphlets, maps, newspaper articles and other records of the North American YMCA’s urban work, focusing on topics including race relations and institutional inequality, youth services and outreach, prevention of drug use and crime, war work and war affected persons, human services programs, varying social conditions in the city, experimental programs, and the integration of international...
Dates: 1929-2004; Majority of material found within ( 1950s-1970s)

YMCA work with special populations records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.61
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1959-1995

YMCA yearbooks, directories, and proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.56
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.

Dates: 1854-2014

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