Young Men's Christian associations -- China
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Collected reports, primarily quarterly and annual, of North American YMCA foreign secretaries working in various cities in China.
Collection contains primarily correspondence of Clifford Petitt with other YMCA leaders and an extensive manuscript autobiography of Clifford Petitt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diary describing Cooper and his family's travel to China and his work there with the YMCA. Also includes a few report letters from his subsequent work in India and Sri Lanka during the 1950s and 1960s.
Scrapbooks and photo albums created by YMCA staff, volunteers, members, and others documenting various aspects of the YMCA.
Photo albums, scrapbooks, and photographs documenting YMCA work with the United States Armed Forces, primarily documenting World War I and World War II. The scrapbooks contain some photographs and ephemera, but contain mostly newspaper clippings.