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Adrian Lyon papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.24
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-1-1
Overview Collected reports, primarily quarterly and annual, of North American YMCA foreign secretaries working in various cities in China.

Cephas Brainerd papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.15
Overview Correspondence, speeches, writings and biographies of Cephas Brainerd, secretary general of the YMCA International Committee from 1867-1892.

Dalton McClelland papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.28
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.57
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.25
Overview 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.

Fletcher S. Brockman and family papers

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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...

Gilbert Beaver papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.19
Overview Correspondence and reports documenting YMCA student work and foreign work, especially in China during the early 20th century.

Harper Sibley papers

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Identifier: Y.USA.26
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-4
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-3
Overview 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.

Louis Penningroth and family papers and research files

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Identifier: Y.USA.53
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.71
Overview Papers by and about Max Yergan, who pioneered YMCA work in South Africa during the 1920s and 1930s.

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 Africa

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-39
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-5
Overview 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

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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 Brazil

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-12
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-50
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-13
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-14
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-15
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-4
Overview 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-16
Overview 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.

Records of YMCA International Work in Czechoslovakia

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-9
Overview Reports, correspondence, printed material and other records of YMCA work in Czechoslovakia, primarily during the period between World War I and the Communist take-over in 1948.

Records of YMCA international work in Egypt

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-22
Overview Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, property records, maps, development plans, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine articles, and other records of the International YMCA movement in Egypt. .

Records of YMCA international work in Estonia

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-24
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, development plans, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine articles and other records of YMCA international work in Estonia, especially on refugee relief work, hygiene promotion in children, the organization and administration of a school system for youth and night classes for refugees and returned soldiers, the operation of social and athletic clubs and the joint operation, with the Red Cross, of a large summer camp. Much of the later material...

Records of YMCA international work in France

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-47
Overview Ccorrespondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, maps, journal and newspaper articles and other records documenting YMCA work in France, especially youth and publishing work done in France for Russian refugees.

Records of YMCA international work in Germany

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-48
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, books, pamphlets, maps, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Germany, covering World War II refugee relief programs, secretary training programs, development of technical vocational schools, and the development of youth hostels and villages as well as building projects in western Germany.