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Young Men's Christian associations -- Employees

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Adrian Lyon papers

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.
Dates: 1922-1945.

Bowery YMCA records

Identifier: Y.GNY.2
Overview Collected records of the Bowery Branch of the New York YMCA, from its early history to its merger with the YMCA Vocational Service Center in 1945.
Dates: 1876-1946; Majority of material found within ( 1930-1946).

Cephas Brainerd papers

Identifier: Y.USA.15
Overview Correspondence, speeches, writings and biographies of Cephas Brainerd, secretary general of the YMCA International Committee from 1867-1892.
Dates: 1865-1947; Majority of material found within ( 1880-1890).

Channing Tobias papers

Identifier: Y.USA.7
Overview Papers of Channing H. Tobias, who served as senior secretary of the YMCA's Colored Work Department from 1924 to 1946, documenting his work in the area of race relations.
Dates: 1911-1961.

Charles K. Ober papers

Identifier: Y.USA.14
Overview Papers of Charles Kellogg Ober, documenting his work in the student movement of the YMCA.
Dates: 1882-1948; Majority of material found within ( 1882-1890).

Clifford Petitt papers

Identifier: Y. USA. 33
Overview 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).

Dalton McClelland papers

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.
Dates: 1915-1976; Majority of material found within ( 1950-1967).

Denise Berceli files

Identifier: Y.USA.89
Overview Presentation slides, project information, data, reports and other records created by Denise Berceli in her role as program specialist for the YMCA of the USA.
Dates: 1999-2017

Eugene Barnett papers

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.
Dates: 1920-1975.

Francis S. Harmon papers

Identifier: Y.USA.20
Overview Collection contains correspondence, news clippings, articles written by and about Harmon, speeches given by Harmon, as well as travel letters written during his extensive world travels.
Dates: 1929-1968

Frank Kiehne papers

Identifier: Y.USA.69
Overview The Frank Kiehne Papers reflect Kiehne's life long involvement in the YMCA from his experience as a youth program director in Chicago in 1947 to his retirement as the Secretary for Refugees and Rehabilitation for the World Alliance of YMCAs in 1990.
Dates: circa 1940-2010; Majority of material found within ( 1970-1995)

Gilbert Beaver papers

Identifier: Y.USA.19
Overview Correspondence and reports documenting YMCA student work and foreign work, especially in China during the early 20th century.
Dates: 1887-1952

Harper Sibley papers

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.
Dates: 1939-1980; Majority of material found within ( 1958-1959).

Herb Minard papers

Identifier: Y.USA.67
Overview 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)

Herbert Parker Lansdale, Jr. papers

Identifier: Y.USA.22
Overview Geneaological material, correspondence, speeches and other largely personal materials from Lansdale's work with the YMCA in the United States and Greece.
Dates: 1898-1989; Majority of material found within ( 1955-1979).

Interracial programs records

Identifier: Y.USA.2
Overview Reports, correspondence, and other records documenting various committees, programs, and conferences intended to monitor and promote the process of integration and the elimination of racial inequality within the YMCA, as well as to identify and address the unmet needs of African American and other non-white people served by the organization.
Dates: 1946-1980.

Jay Urice papers

Identifier: Y.USA.31
Overview Papers of Jay Urice, primarily from his early career with the YMCA, including his reference and research files.
Dates: 1891-1957; Majority of material found within ( 1910-1930).

K. Brooke Anderson papers

Identifier: Y.USA.27
Overview Papers of K. Brooke Anderson documenting his relief work in the Middle East, first with YMCA prisoner of war work and later representing other church organizations with refugees in the Gaza Strip.
Dates: 1919-1980; Majority of material found within ( 1949-1959).

Leaders of the Greater New York YMCA, 1967-1986

 File — Box 1430
Scope and Contents Includes biographical material about Cleveland E. Dodge, leader profile forms, and resumes for YGNY staff and board members. Also includes photos.
Dates: 1967-1986

Louis Penningroth and family papers and research files

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.
Dates: 1909-2004; Majority of material found within ( 1914-1919)

New York City YMCA staff and board rosters

Identifier: Y.GNY.78
Overview The collections consists of lists of employees and board members during the years 1852-1988.
Dates: 1852-1988; Majority of material found within 1950-1980 (Bulk)

New York YMCA human resources files

Identifier: Y.GNY.74
Overview The collection contains correspondence, position announcements, personnel files, newsletters and other publications, subject files related to human resources, brochures, policy manuals, reports and training material involving human resources activities at the YMCA of Greater New York. Also includes files of national YMCA employee organizations such as Employee Alliance and Employed Officers Relief Fund.
Dates: 1880-1989; Majority of material found within 1960-1989

New York YMCA photographs

Identifier: Y.GNY.19
Overview Miscellaneous photographs, contact sheets and slides of buildings, events, people, and activities of the Greater New York YMCA.
Dates: 1880-2004; Majority of material found within ( 1920-1970)

Owen Pence papers

Identifier: Y.USA.29
Overview Collected materials by Pence documenting his personal interests. Also included are materials on Pence's YMCA work.
Dates: 1915-1968.; Majority of material found within ( 1950-1960)

Richard C. Morse papers

Identifier: Y.USA.16
Overview Papers of Morse's fifty year tenure as general secretary with the YMCA. Includes information on the Morse family genealogy.
Dates: 1841-1961; Majority of material found within ( 1880-1910).

Robert McBurney papers

Identifier: Y.USA.21
Overview Collection contains primarily correspondence of McBurney with other YMCA leaders. Also included are manuscripts of biographies of McBurney.
Dates: 1864-1937

Robert Weidensall papers

Identifier: Y.USA.23
Overview Papers, primarily correspondence, diaries, and travelogs, of Robert Weidensall documenting his 54 year career organizing YMCAs, including state, county, college and railroad work. The collection includes correspondence from Weidensall's brother, Jacob, who was involved in the Civil War; as well as many local YMCA leaders documenting the evolution of state, county and college work of the YMCA.
Dates: 1844-1940; Majority of material found within ( 1860-1920).

Staff announcements, 1983-1994

 File — Box 1440
Scope and Contents Photos and press releases related to staff appointments and retirements: John Mercier, Madelline Ford, Jack Porter, Diane Simonsen, Susan Salazar, Ed Moffet, John Pries, Lestor Bates, James Kirshner, Don Caro, Marshall Klein, Michael Cory Amon-Ra, William A. Markell, Ralph Christian, Walter C. Groldt, Jr., Michael J. Spezzano, John Atwater, Linda Poste, Peter Hoontis, Robert Hose, Harold C. Smith, Kenneth Morhart, Martha L. Bolsinger, George Jaynes, Paul Kendall, Roger Stewart. Also includes...
Dates: 1983-1994

Wayne Hanson papers

Identifier: Y.USA.17
Overview Material documenting Hanson's career with the YMCA, as well as his work as a professional speaker on international issues. Of particular interest are the journals, which cover his time in Europe working with the Foyers du Soldat during World War I.
Dates: 1892-1965.

Wirt Wiley papers

Identifier: Y.USA.18
Overview Papers, primarily correspondence, documenting Wiley's work with YMCA history, the YMCA retirement fund, evangelical organizations outside of the YMCA and work within the YMCA's National Council, including reorganization.
Dates: 1897-1970; Majority of material found within ( 1929-1950).