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Abe Sperling papers
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.
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.
Barbara Ann Porte Papers
Contains production material for eight titles by author Barbara Ann Porte.
Barbara K. Walker Papers
The collection contains material related to children's books by Barbara K. Walker
Beatrice (Bea Exner) Liu Papers
The collection contains typescripts for one title by Beatrice Liu.
China Center records
The collection consists of correspondence, training materials, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, planning documents, awards, speeches, program publicity, newsletters and directories.
Clifford Petitt papers
Collection contains primarily correspondence of Clifford Petitt with other YMCA leaders and an extensive manuscript autobiography of Clifford Petitt.
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.
Donna Jo Napoli Papers
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.
Dorothy Van Woerkom Papers
The collection contains drafts, correspondence, and related materials for titles by Dorothy Van Woerkom.
Ed Young Papers
The collection contains studies and process material for illustrations by Ed Young.
Edith Ballinger Price Collection
This collection contains illustrations for five titles illustrated by Edith Ballinger Price.
Eleanor Lattimore Papers
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
Emily Cheney Neville Papers
The Emily Cheney Neville papers contains production material related to children's books by Neville.
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
G. Warren Schloat, Jr. Papers
The collection contains written and illustrative materials for over a dozen children's books created by Schloat.
Gilbert Beaver papers
Correspondence and reports documenting YMCA student work and foreign work, especially in China during the early 20th century.
Grace Lin Papers
The collection contains written and illustrative production material for children's books written and illustrated by Grace Lin.
Harold Boatner - Stilwell and the American Experience in China manuscript
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.
Harry Brunger papers
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.
Herb Minard papers
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.
International survey reports
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.
Jesuit Manuscripts Relating to China
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.
Joan Tate Papers
Collection contains drafts and materials related to children's books written or translated by Joan Tate.
John Florin Downey papers
Collection contains the papers of John Florin Downey, dean of the College of Science, Literature, and the Arts at the University of Minnesota.
Katherine Paterson Papers
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.
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.
Lennox A. Mills papers
Collection contains the papers of Lennox A. Mills, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Minnesota.
- Subject: China X
- Collecting Area
- Children's Literature Research Collections 20
- Kautz Family YMCA Archives 19
- University Archives 5
- Jean Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies 1
- Upper Midwest Jewish Archives 1
- Upper Midwest Literary Archives 1
- James Ford Bell Library 1 + ∧ less
- Children's literature, American 17
- Authors, American -- 20th century 14
- Children's stories, American 14
- Young Men's Christian associations -- China 14
- Manuscripts for publication 13
- China 11
- Picture books 9
- Folklore -- China 7
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Administration 7
- Children's literature -- Illustrations 6
- China -- Juvenile fiction 6
- Illustration of books -- 20th century 6
- Drawings (visual works) 5
- Friendship -- Juvenile fiction 5
- Illustrators -- United States 5
- Young Men's Christian associations -- Employees 5
- Christmas stories 4
- Education -- China. 4
- Fairy tales 4
- Hong Kong (China) 4 + ∧ less
- English 41
- Multiple languages 8
- Chinese 2
- Hebrew 1
- Japanese 1
- Young Men's Christian Associations of North America. International Committee 12
- International Committee of YMCAs. World Service. 4
- National Council of the Young Men’s Christian Associations of the United States of America. Foreign Division. 4
- YMCA of the USA. International Division. 4
- Lyon, David Willard, 1870-1949 3
- Mott, John R. (John Raleigh), 1865-1955 3
- National Board of the Young Men's Christian Associations. International Division 3
- Barnett, Eugene E. 2
- Brockman, Fletcher S., 1867-1944 2
- Brunger, Harry. 2
- Jesus Christ 2
- Kerlan, Irvin, 1912-1963 2
- Morse, Richard Cary, 1841-1926 2
- Rockefeller Foundation 2
- YMCA of the USA 2
- Anderson, Jesse A., 1891- 1
- Anne, , Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714 1
- Beaver, Gilbert A., 1952 1
- Boatner, Haydon L., 1900-1977 1
- Borlaug, Norman E. (Norman Ernest), 1914-2009 1 + ∧ less