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Adrian Lyon papers
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.
Annual and quarterly reports of YMCA international work in China
Collected reports, primarily quarterly and annual, of North American YMCA foreign secretaries working in various cities in China.
Cephas Brainerd papers
Correspondence, speeches, writings and biographies of Cephas Brainerd, secretary general of the YMCA International Committee from 1867-1892.
D. Willard Lyon papers
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.
Dalton McClelland papers
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.
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.
Eugene Barnett papers
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.
Eugene Turner China-related correspondence
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.
Fletcher S. Brockman and family papers
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.
Gilbert Beaver papers
Correspondence and reports documenting YMCA student work and foreign work, especially in China during the early 20th century.
Harper Sibley papers
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.
International work building files
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.
International work subject files
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.
James Stokes Society records
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Kirby Page China-related papers
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.
Louis Penningroth and family papers and research files
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.
Max Yergan papers
Papers by and about Max Yergan, who pioneered YMCA work in South Africa during the 1920s and 1930s.
Physical education program records
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 international work in Africa
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.
Records of YMCA international work in Argentina
Annual reports, correspondence, building records, and printed material documenting the American YMCA's international work in Argentina, primarily Buenos Aires and Rosario.
Records of YMCA international work in Austria, Hungary, and Switzerland
Includes correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCA in Vienna, Austria, but also including some information about YMCA work in Budapest, Hungary and in Switzerland.
Records of YMCA International Work in Brazil
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.
Records of YMCA international work in Bulgaria
Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, constitutions, articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Bulgaria, mainly in Sofia.
Records of YMCA international work in Burma
Correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCA's work in Burma (later known as Myanmar), particuarly in Rangoon.
Records of YMCA international work in Ceylon and Sri Lanka
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. .
Records of YMCA international work in Chile
Correspondence, reports, and printed material, primarily concerning the YMCA's work in Chile, primarily Santiago, Concepcion, and Valparaiso.
Records of YMCA international work in China
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.
Records of YMCA International Work in Cuba
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.
- Names: Young Men's Christian Associations of North America. International Committee X
- Collecting Area
- Kautz Family YMCA Archives 87
- Immigration History Research Center Archives 1
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Administration 60
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Buildings 48
- World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations 17
- World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations 14
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Employees 10
- Young Men's Christian associations -- China 7
- Maps. 5
- Photographs 5
- Young Men's Christian associations 5
- Blueprints. 4
- China 4
- Education -- China. 4
- Korea. 4
- Young Men's Christian associations -- United States 4
- China -- Social conditions. 3
- Church work -- China. 3
- Hong Kong (China) 3
- Physical education and training. 3
- Prisoners of war. 3
- Social work with youth 3 + ∧ less
- English 73
- Multiple languages 14
- Russian 2
- Arabic 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- YMCA of the USA. International Division. 39
- International Committee of YMCAs. World Service. 35
- National Board of the Young Men's Christian Associations. International Division 31
- YMCA of the USA 21
- National Board of the Young Men's Christian Associations. 13
- Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 12
- National War Work Council, Y.M.C.A. of the United States 10
- National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America 8
- Davis, Darius A. 5
- United States. Agency for International Development. 5
- World Alliance of YMCAs. 5
- Kautz Family YMCA Archives, compiler. 4
- National Council of the Young Men’s Christian Associations of the United States of America. Foreign Division. 4
- Federación Sudamericana de Asociaciones Cristianas de Jóvenes 3
- Lowrie, Donald A. (Donald Alexander), 1889-1974 3
- Lyon, David Willard, 1870-1949 3
- Ober, Charles K. (Charles Kellogg), 1856- 3
- Stokes, James, 1841-1918 3
- Tyler, Daniel Penick. 3 + ∧ less