Young Men's Christian associations
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Records documenting Ernie Chapman's lifelong association with the YMCA, especially his work on the board of the Orange County YMCA, the Pacific (Southwest) Area Board, and the National Board, and the World Alliance of YMCAs. Also well-documented are Chapman's involvement with YMCA's Model Legislature and Court / Youth and Government programs and the Armed Services YMCA.
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...
Overview Records documenting the operations, administration, and academic output of George Williams College from its origins in the 1880s to its eventual merger with Aurora University in the mid-1980s, especially including dissertations and theses.
Dates: 1856-1987; Majority of material found within ( 1880-1985)
Overview Papers documenting the YMCA career of Jesse N. Alexander, Jr., particularly his work in the area of race relations within the movement and his involvement with the National Conference of Black and Non-White YMCA Staff (BAN-WYS).
Dates: 1961-1998; Majority of material found in ( 1969-1982).
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...
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Papers (1910-1969), of the Rev. Kenneth Dexter Miller (1887-1968) consist of correspondence; drafts, reviews and advertisements of his articles and books; memorabilia; personal journals; photographs; scrapbooks; and a stamp collection.
Overview Records of the Railroad Department and later Transportation Department. Material includes secretary reports, information on the potential expansion of railroad work into foreign countries, as well as convention and conference reports. Also included is information on selected railroad branches, which ranges from a note card outlining basic information about the building to multiple folders containing minutes, reports and publications.
Dates: 1858-1989; Majority of material found within ( 1900-1960).
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.
Dates: 1972-1999; Majority of material found within ( 1977-1995)
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).
Dates: 1833 - 2005; Majority of material found in 1910s-1970s
Overview Records documenting education programs of the YMCA, including material from the Educational Department, the United YMCA Schools, conference centers, such as Silver Bay, New York and Blue Ridge, North Carolina, and programs at the local association level. Materials include course outlines and syllabi, reports, information on local education classes, and papers of department secretaries.
Dates: 1885-1991; Majority of material found within ( 1920-1960).
Overview Pamphlets, flyers, advertising and catalogs that reflect the titles available for distribution from Association Films, formerly known as the YMCA Motion Picture Bureau, as well as reports and correspondence involving the the conversion to sound film, and the use of motion pictures in churches, in teaching, and in camp programs.
Overview Records primarily of the YMCA Historical Library as well as a small amount of material from its subsequent incarnation as the Kautz Family YMCA Archives, including correspondence, cataloging data and classification schemes, lists of holdings, bibliographies, policies and reports, and other documents.
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