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Adam Shilling files

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Identifier: Y.USA.73
Content Description The Adam Shilling files document the YMCA of the USA's work on impact measurement, training, and leadership development as well as its Activate America and Healthy Living programs. Materials include reports, surveys, frameworks and research, and meeting information.

Butler Street YMCA records

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Identifier: Y.ATL.1
Overview Records of the Butler Street YMCA, which served primarily the African American community of Atlanta from 1894 to 2012.

Dick Kautz papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.70
Overview Papers of agricultural industrialist and YMCA Archives patron Richard C. "Dick" Kautz, documenting his volunteer work as chairman of the National Board of the YMCAs United States and for the World Alliance of YMCAs, as well as for the Muscatine, Iowa YMCA.

Lynne Vaughan files

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Identifier: Y.USA.74
Content Description Files documenting Lynne Vaughan's work with national YMCA projects and programs, most notably the Gulick Project, Activate America, One for the Movement, but also the YNAN (YMCA North American Network) Innovation Initiative; The Writer's Voice; "Togetherhood" (the YMCA's member-led volunteer service program in support of social responsibility as a key focus area); and multiple programs in the Y's "healthy living" focus area, including Play Everyday Outdoors and Project Open Spaces, and Project...

Marvin Ludwig papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.35
Overview Papers of Marvin Ludwig, documenting his work with the YMCA in the United States and Africa. The majority of the materials reflect Ludwig's interest in work with African YMCAs, especially the establishment in Ethiopian YMCA in the 1950s and 1960s and its re-establishment in the 1990s.

Max W. Clowers papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.39
Overview The collection contains documents concerning the International Association of Retired Directors [of YMCAs], (IARD); speeches, articles as well as personal correspondence. Slides concerning the establishment of Camp Olson located in Longville, MN, the Sioux Indian YMCA and personal events are also part of the collection.

Miscellaneous YMCA research, planning and development records

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Identifier: Y.USA.34
Overview Reports, correspondence, publications, minutes, and other records from various YMCA of the USA departments dealing with research and planning.

Physical education program records

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Identifier: Y.USA.5
Overview Records of the YMCA's Physical Department, Physical Education Committee, and other governing committees, as well as several of its prominent leaders in this field. Material includes minutes, correspondence, various physical education studies, publications, and convention materials, as well as program materials for various sports and fitness activities, especially scuba diving. Also included are records of related organizations, such as the Physical Education Society and the Athletic League.

Records of local Young Men's Christian Associations

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Identifier: Y.USA.66
Overview 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 Austria, Hungary, and Switzerland

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-8
Overview 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 Hong Kong

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-7
Overview Correspondence, reports, financial records, and printed material documenting YMCA international work in Hong Kong, including work with both the Chinese and European populations.

Records of YMCA work in England and the United Kingdom

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-58
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles and other records concerning the YMCA movement in England. Early records include the development of United Kingdom YMCAs. English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish national council reports and yearbooks, reports and other records from local associations, as well as material related to the YMCA's role during World War I and II make up the bulk of this material.

Records of YMCA work in New Zealand

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-57
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, images, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in New Zealand, much of it related to the New Zealand Y’s involvement in World War I, as well as its work with the North American YMCA movement in Samoa.

Records of YMCA work with American Indians

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Identifier: Y.USA.68
Overview Reports, correspondence, newsletters, and historical material regarding YMCA work in the American Indian community, particularly the Dakota Indians in South Dakota and Nebraska.

Records of YMCA work with related organizations

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Identifier: Y.USA.64
Overview 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.

Records of YMCA work with women, girls, and families

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Identifier: Y.USA.63
Overview 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.

State, regional, national and international YMCA records collected by the YMCA of Greater New York

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Identifier: Y.GNY.85
Overview Minutes, agendas, brochures and pamphlets, correspondence, proceedings, committee reports, publications and journals, and other materials that reflect the involvement of the YMCA in New York City in state, regional, national and international YMCA organizations.

Student work records

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Identifier: Y.USA.36
Overview Minutes, correspondence, reports, topical files, publications, and other material documenting the work of the YMCA with students on college and university campuses in the United States and Canada. Also included are records concerning other national and international Christian student groups with which the Student YMCA worked. .

William V. Phillips papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.38
Overview The collection contains letters written to William (Bill) Phillips upon his retirement; documents concerning his tenure at the YMCA of the Greater Houston Area, the YMCA of Greater Seattle and the Central Florida YMCA; speeches, articles as well as personal correspondence.

World Alliance of YMCAs records

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Identifier: Y.USA.42
Overview Reports, correspondence, and other records of the World Alliance of YMCAs, a confederation of the national councils of YMCAs from around the world.

YMCA Archives flat files collection

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Identifier: Y.USA.51
Overview Posters, maps, blueprints and other architectural records, artwork, and other oversized paper items.

YMCA Archives memorabilia collection

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Identifier: Y.USA.46
Overview Artifacts documenting YMCA activities and programs, as well as personal items and memorabilia from selected YMCA leaders.

YMCA arts and humanities program records

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Identifier: Y.USA.43
Overview 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.

YMCA biographical files

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Identifier: Y.USA.12
Overview Biographical material as well as small collections of personal papers of prominent YMCA of the USA leaders.

YMCA boys and youth work records

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Identifier: Y.USA.40
Overview 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).

YMCA in Canada records

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Identifier: Y.USA.48
Overview 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.

YMCA marketing and communications files

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Identifier: Y.USA.50
Overview Project files, publications, and promotional materials produced by the YMCA of the USA's Marketing and Communications Department for various YMCA programs and events.

YMCA pamphlet collection

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Identifier: Y.USA.52
Overview Pamphlets on a wide variety of subject matters published or collected by the YMCA.

YMCA Program Services and Program Store records

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Identifier: Y.USA.45
Overview 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.

YMCA property development and Building and Furnishings Service records

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Identifier: Y.USA.60
Overview 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.