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Abe Sperling papers

Identifier: umja0078

This collection consists of papers and documents relating to Abe Sperling and his time at North High School in Minneapolis, as well as his time as a Major with the Burma Road Engineers.

Dates: 1896-1975

Annual and quarterly reports of YMCA international work in China

Identifier: Y.USA.9-1-1

Collected reports, primarily quarterly and annual, of North American YMCA foreign secretaries working in various cities in China.

Dates: 1896-1949; Majority of material found within ( 1896-1925)

Barbara Ann Porte Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1764

Contains production material for eight titles by author Barbara Ann Porte.

Dates: 1991 - 2002

Barbara K. Walker Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1527

The collection contains material related to children's books by Barbara K. Walker

Dates: 1958 - 2003

Beatrice (Bea Exner) Liu Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2010

The collection contains typescripts for one title by Beatrice Liu.

Dates: circa 1954

China Center records

Identifier: ua-01232

The collection consists of correspondence, training materials, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, planning documents, awards, speeches, program publicity, newsletters and directories.

Dates: 1978-2010

Clifford Petitt papers

Identifier: Y. USA. 33

Collection contains primarily correspondence of Clifford Petitt with other YMCA leaders and an extensive manuscript autobiography of Clifford Petitt.

Dates: 1922-1983; Majority of material found within ( 1931-1968).

D. Willard Lyon papers

Identifier: Y.USA.80

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.

Dates: 1895-1935

Donna Jo Napoli Papers

Identifier: CLRC-885

This collection consists of papers that focus on the writing, revision and publication of several dozen of her books for children, young adults, and middle-grade readers.

Dates: 1992 - 2020

Dorothy Van Woerkom Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1668

The collection contains drafts, correspondence, and related materials for titles by Dorothy Van Woerkom.

Dates: 1972 - 1980

Ed Young Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1446

The collection contains studies and process material for illustrations by Ed Young.

Dates: circa 1967-circa 1983, undated

Edith Ballinger Price Collection

Identifier: CLRC-1779

This collection contains illustrations for five titles illustrated by Edith Ballinger Price.

Dates: circa 1919-circa 1957

Eleanor Lattimore Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1376

Eleanor Frances Lattimore's papers focus on her work as a creator of children's books. The collection includes materials for nine titles published between 1962 and 1975

Dates: 1962-1975

Emily Cheney Neville Papers

Identifier: CLRC-61

The Emily Cheney Neville papers contains production material related to children's books by Neville.

Dates: 1950 - 2010

Eugene Barnett papers

Identifier: Y.USA.25

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.

Dates: 1915, 1920-1975.

Eugene Turner China-related correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Y.USA.78

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.

Dates: undated and 1935

Fletcher S. Brockman and family papers

Identifier: Y.USA.77
Content Description Materials written by and about Fletcher Sims Brockman (1867-1944), who worked for the YMCA in various positions for 37 years. The collection includes correspondence, published material, photographs, a photo album, and other records. A significant portion of the colleciton is comprised of family correspondence written mainly by Brockman’s daughter-in-law Hazel (Iles) Brockman to her parents while she and her husband, Allen Clark Brockman (Fletcher's eldest son), lived abroad in both Hong Kong...
Dates: 1900-1959

G. Warren Schloat, Jr. Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1508

The collection contains written and illustrative materials for over a dozen children's books created by Schloat.

Dates: circa 1952-circa 1970

Gilbert Beaver papers

Identifier: Y.USA.19

Correspondence and reports documenting YMCA student work and foreign work, especially in China during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1887-1952

Grace Lin Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2339

The collection contains written and illustrative production material for children's books written and illustrated by Grace Lin.

Dates: 2015-circa 2021

Harold Boatner - Stilwell and the American Experience in China manuscript

Identifier: Mss032

The collection includes General Boatner’s 50-page statement refuting, rebutting, and correcting certain passages in Ms Tuchman’s book, which refer to either General Boatner’s career in the China-Burma-India theatre, World War II, or to events in which he participated.

Dates: circa 1971

Harry Brunger papers

Identifier: Y.USA.92

Personal and YMCA-related papers of Harry A. Brunger, primarily material associated with his international YMCA work, particularly in Canton, China; Hong Kong; and Lebanon as a fraternal secretary. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, reports, memoirs, and extensive background materials, as well as extensive material related to several YMCA-related visits to China during the 1980s and 1990s, including video recordings and slides.

Dates: 1949-2010

Herb Minard papers

Identifier: Y.USA.67

The collection includes biographical material, speeches and articles, and correspondence between Herbert L. Minard and other YMCA professionals, mostly dating from the transitional period between his stints in China and Jerusalem, and the months leading up to his retirement in 1973. Also included is information on the Nanking Union Church at which Minard was a Pastor during his time in China.

Dates: 1943-1985; Majority of material found within ( 1945-1973)

International survey reports

Identifier: Y.USA.94

Bound typescript reports describing and assessing the state of Young Men's Christian Associations in 29 countries or regions around the world. Survey reports typically include a historical summary of YMCA work in that country and sections on its environment, personnel, membership, administration, finances, and equipment. In addition, most contain additional sections discussing specific programs, challenges, or concerns of the work in that area of the world.

Dates: 1929-1930, 1943; Majority of material found in 1930

Jesuit Manuscripts Relating to China

Identifier: jfb-MB9376

Written in French, Latin, and Italian, these 10 manuscript items include documents concerned with Chinese philosophy, science, history, and political circumstances, as well to Jesuit affairs in China.

Dates: 1725-1732

Joan Tate Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1496

Collection contains drafts and materials related to children's books written or translated by Joan Tate.

Dates: 1973 - 1982

John Florin Downey papers

Identifier: 705

Collection contains the papers of John Florin Downey, dean of the College of Science, Literature, and the Arts at the University of Minnesota.

Dates: 1864-1936

Katherine Paterson Papers

Identifier: CLRC-63

Katherine Paterson's papers focus on her work as an author and translator of children's and young adult literature. The collection includes production material as well as a substantial amount of correspondence and a typescript of a speech given by Katherine Paterson on her work. The collection contains manuscripts, typescripts, page proofs, notes, correspondence, clippings, reviews and research materials. Some of the production material is in Japanese.

Dates: 1973 - 2017

Kirby Page China-related papers

Identifier: Y.USA.83

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.

Dates: 1916, 1922

Lennox A. Mills papers

Identifier: 748

Collection contains the papers of Lennox A. Mills, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Minnesota.

Dates: circa 1920s-1950s

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